Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder Dies At 65


    Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, has died aged 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates at age 22.

    Paul Allen dies

    He had tweeted two weeks ago, announcing that the disease, which he battled in 2009 had returned.

    He wrote ;

    “Some personal news: Recently, I learned the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma I battled in 2009 has returned. I’ve begun treatment & my doctors are optimistic that I will see a good result. Appreciate the support I’ve received & count on it as I fight this challenge,”

    His Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said: “I am heartbroken by the passing of one of my oldest and dearest friends… Personal computing would not have existed without him.”