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Steve Jobs

Ceo and Co-founder of Apple + Inc.
Male
Born Feb 24, 1955
Hometown San Francisco, Ca...
Died Oct 5, 2011
Death Place City of Palo Alto
Religion Buddhism
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Nationality American

Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs was an American businessman, designer and inventor. He is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Thus on February 24, 1955 Schieble gave birth to a baby boy in San Francisco, and chose an adoptive couple for him that was "Catholic, well-educated, and wealthy." … Read More
1957 2 Years Old Paul and Clara adopted Jobs's sister Patricia in 1957 and the family moved to Mountain View, California in 1961. … Read More

TEENAGE

1967 - 1970 5 More Events
1971 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971 after Wozniak began University of California, Berkeley, Jobs began to visit him in Berkeley a few times a week. … Read More
1972 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In the mid-1972, after graduation and before leaving for Reed College, Jobs and Brennan rented a house from their other roommate, Al. … Read More
1973 18 Years Old In mid-1973, Jobs moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area and was renting his own apartment. … Read More
1974 19 Years Old 1 More Event
By early 1974, Jobs was living what Brennan describes as a "simple life" in a Los Gatos cabin, working at Atari, and saving money for his impending trip to India. … Read More

TWENTIES

1975 20 Years Old Jobs began attending meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Wozniak in 1975. … Read More
…  By the early 1977, she and Jobs would spend time together at her home at Duveneck Ranch in Los Altos, which served as a hostel and environmental education center. … Read More
1978 23 Years Old …  When Jobs was 23 (the same age as his biological parents when they had him) Brennan gave birth to her baby, Lisa Brennan on May 17, 1978. … Read More
1982 27 Years Old In 1982, Jobs bought an apartment in the two top floors of The San Remo, a Manhattan building with a politically progressive reputation. … Read More
1984 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1984, Jobs bought the Jackling House and estate, and resided there for a decade. … Read More

THIRTIES

In May 1985, Sculley (encouraged by Arthur Rock) decided to reorganize Apple, and proposed a plan to the board that would remove Jobs from the Macintosh group and put him in charge of "New Product Development." … Read More
Jobs also focused on his family during this time period. After the passing of his adoptive mother from cancer in 1986, he found his birth mother and discovered that his biological sister is the author Mona Simpson. … Read More
1989 - 1990 2 More Events
1991 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Finally, in 1991, Jobs married Stanford Business School graduate, Laurene Powell in a Buddhist ceremony and had three more children with her. … Read More

FORTIES

1995 40 Years Old Jobs and Powell had two more children, Erin born in August 1995 and Eve born in 1998. … Read More
The deal was finalized in February 1997, bringing Jobs back to the company he had cofounded.
1999 - 2001 2 More Events
2003 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Jobs was diagnosed with a pancreas neuroendocrine tumor in 2003 and died of respiratory arrest related to the tumor on October 5, 2011. … Read More
In mid-2004, he announced to his employees that he had a cancerous tumor in his pancreas. … Read More

FIFTIES

2006 51 Years Old In early August 2006, Jobs delivered the keynote for Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference. … Read More
On July 1, 2008, a billion class action suit was filed against several members of the Apple Board of Directors for revenue lost due to the alleged securities fraud.
In a statement given on January 5, 2009, on Apple.com, Jobs said that he had been suffering from a "hormone imbalance" for several months.
When Jobs died in 2011, Schieble was suffering from dementia and living in a nursing home. … Read More
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