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Melinda Ann Gates (née French; born August 15, 1964), DBE[1] is an American philanthropist, former Microsoft
Microsoft
employee,[2] and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Foundation. She worked at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft
Microsoft
Bob, Encarta
Encarta
and Expedia.

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Personal life 3 Awards and recognition 4 Work with women in technology 5 References 6 External links

Early life and education[edit]

Bill Gates
Bill Gates
and Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
in Oslo, June 2009

Melinda Ann French was born on August 15, 1964 in Dallas, Texas.[3] She is the second of four children to Raymond Joseph French Jr., an aerospace engineer, and Elaine Agnes Amerland, a homemaker. French has an older sister and two younger brothers.[4] French, a Roman Catholic,[5][6][7][8] attended St. Monica Catholic School,[9][10] where she was the top student in her class year. She graduated as valedictorian from Ursuline Academy of Dallas
Dallas
in 1982[11]. She earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and economics from Duke University
Duke University
in 1986 and an MBA from Duke's Fuqua School of Business in 1987.[12] At Duke, French was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Alpha Theta
sorority, Beta Rho Chapter.[13] Personal life[edit] Shortly after graduating from college, she joined Microsoft
Microsoft
and participated in the development of many of Microsoft's multimedia products, including Publisher, Microsoft
Microsoft
Bob, Encarta, and Expedia.[14] She met Bill Gates
Bill Gates
while working at Microsoft.[2] In 1994, she married Gates in a private ceremony held in Lanai, Hawaii. Shortly thereafter, she left Microsoft
Microsoft
to focus on starting and raising her family. Her last position there was General Manager of Information Products. Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
have three children: daughters Jennifer Katharine Gates (born 1996) and Phoebe Adele Gates (born 2002), and son Rory John Gates (born 1999). The family resides in an estate on the shore of Lake Washington
Lake Washington
near Seattle. Gates served as a member of Duke University's board of trustees from 1996 to 2003.[15] She attends Bilderberg Group
Bilderberg Group
conferences and holds a seat on the board of directors of the Washington Post company.[16] She retired from the board of Drugstore.com in August 2006 to spend more time working for the Bill & Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Foundation.[17]

Front building of the Bill & Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Foundation in Seattle

As of 2014, Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
have donated US$28 billion to the Foundation.[18] Gates and her husband were floated as possible vice presidential picks, according to an email from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta.[19] Awards and recognition[edit] In 2002, Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
received the Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards.[20] In December 2005, Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
were named by Time as Persons of the Year alongside Bono. Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
received the Spanish Prince of Asturias Award
Prince of Asturias Award
for International Cooperation on May 4, 2006, in recognition of their world impact through charitable giving.[21] In November 2006, Melinda was awarded the Insignia of the Order of the Aztec Eagle, together with Bill Gates, who was awarded the Placard of the same order, both for their philanthropic work around the world in the areas of health and education, particularly in Mexico, and specifically in the program "Un país de lectores".[citation needed] In May 2006, in honor of her work to improve the lives of children locally and around the world, Seattle
Seattle
Children's Hospital dedicated the Melinda French Gates Ambulatory Care building[22] at Seattle Children's (then called Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center[23]). She chaired The Campaign for Children's, a $300 million comprehensive fundraising drive to expand facilities, fund under-compensated and uncompensated care, and grow the hospital's research program to find cures and treatments.[24] In 2007, Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
received an honorary doctorate in medicine from the Karolinska Institute
Karolinska Institute
in Stockholm, Sweden.[25] On June 12, 2009, Melinda and Bill Gates
Bill Gates
received honorary degrees from the University of Cambridge. Their benefaction of $210 million in 2000 set up the Gates Cambridge Trust, which funds postgraduate scholars from outside the UK to study at the University.[26][27] In 2013, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Duke University as a tribute for her philanthropic commitment. She was also ranked #3 in Forbes
Forbes
2013, 2014 and 2017 lists of the 100 Most Powerful Women,[28] #4 in 2012 and #6 in 2011. Armchair Advocates added Gates to the list "100 Tweeters of Social Good You Have to Follow in 2013".[29] Gates was appointed an honorary Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2013 for her services to philanthropy and international development.[30] Gates has also donated over $10 million to her high school, Ursuline Academy of Dallas. She is one of the major donors of their Facing the Future Campaign and was honored in their dedication ceremony on May 7, 2010.[citation needed] In recognition of the foundation's philanthropic activities in India, Bill and Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
jointly received India's third-highest civilian honor, Padma Bhushan, in 2015.[31] In 2016, President Barack Obama
Barack Obama
honored Gates and her husband with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Presidential Medal of Freedom
for their philanthropic efforts.[32] In 2017, Gates was listed by UK-based company Richtopia at number 12 in the list of 200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide.[33][34] In 2017, President François Hollande
François Hollande
awarded Gates and her husband with France's highest national award, the Legion of Honour, in Paris for their charity efforts.[35] In 2017 she was awarded the Otto Hahn Peace Medal 2016 of the United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN), Berlin-Brandenburg, "for outstanding services to peace and international understanding" in the historic Berlin Town Hall.[36][37] Work with women in technology[edit] In September 2016, Melinda announced her desire to begin working on the lack of women in technology, saying:

We're graduating fewer women technologists. That is not good for society. We have to change it.

She explained that for the next two years she would be in "learning mode" after which she would begin addressing the problem.[38][39] She also spoke about this topic as one of the speakers at the Grace Hopper Celebration on October 4, 2017.[40] In the 2016 annual letter from the Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates said women should “spend more time doing paid work, starting businesses, or otherwise contributing to the economic well-being of societies around the world. The fact that they can’t, holds their families and communities back.”[41] References[edit]

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Melinda Gates
Biography". Biography.com. A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved June 19, 2014.  ^ "Office romance: how Bill met Melinda". The Independent. 27 June 2008.  ^ " Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
goes public (pg. 2)" Archived 2012-05-01 at the Wayback Machine., cnn.com, January 7, 2008. ^ Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
(April 2012). Let's put birth control back on the agenda. TEDxChange. Retrieved June 29, 2013.  ^ "Melinda Gates: 'I'm a Catholic, but women need access to contraceptives'", Guardian.co.uk; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ "Catholic Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
defies the Vatican over birth control funds", independent.co.uk; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ Goodell, Jeff (March 13, 2014). "Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 23, 2016.  ^ Business Week, Issues 3649–3652. McGraw-Hill. 1999. Retrieved March 10, 2011. Raised a Roman Catholic
Roman Catholic
and educated at a girls' Catholic high school, Melinda was encouraged to pursue her love of science  ^ Jeanne M. Lesinski (2009). Bill Gates: Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Twenty First Century Books. ISBN 9781580135702. Retrieved March 10, 2011. Melinda, a devout Catholic, wanted a religious wedding  ^ "Ursuline Receives Additional $2 Million Grant; Science, Math, Technology Building Task Force is Formed". Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Retrieved 22 September 2017.  ^ Mary Zeiss Stange; Carol K. Oyster; Jane E. Sloan (9 January 2013). The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World. SAGE Publications. pp. 386–. ISBN 978-1-4522-7037-1.  ^ "The incredible life of Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
— one of the world's richest and most powerful women". 1 November 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2018.  ^ "Profile: Bill Gates". BBC News. January 26, 2004.  ^ Gates Joins Trustees Archived 2012-08-02 at Archive.is, Fuqua.duke.edu; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ "Biography: Melinda French Gates". The Washington Post Company. 2007. Retrieved February 14, 2008. [permanent dead link] ^ "Officers and Directors". Drugstore.com. 2005. Archived from the original on February 7, 2006. Retrieved February 14, 2008.  ^ Bill Gates' philanthropy profile, forbes.com; retrieved April 23, 2016. ^ ""Read the Surprising List of Hillary Clinton's Potential Running Mates"". Time.  ^ Jefferson Awards website, jeffersonawards.org; accessed April 23, 2016. ^ "2012 Laureates – Prince of Asturias Awards", fpa.es; retrieved June 2, 2013. ^ Children's Hospital Dedicates Melinda French Gates Ambulatory Care Building Archived 2013-06-03 at the Wayback Machine., Seattlechildrens.org; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ How Our Name Evolved, Seattlechildrens.org; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ Seattle
Seattle
Children's Hospital Unveils $300 Million Capital Campaign – $200 Million Already Raised Archived 2013-06-03 at the Wayback Machine., seattlechildrens.org; retrieved June 29, 2013. ^ "Medicine hedersdoktorer 1910–2013 (Honorary Doctors of Medicine 1910–2013)" (PDF). Hedersdoktorer vid Karolinska Institutet (Honorary Doctors at the Karolinska Institute) (in Swedish). Stockholm: Karolinska Institute. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2017.  ^ "Gates Cambridge Trust". New York University. Retrieved 30 November 2016.  ^ "Gates Cambridge Trust announces new Provost". University of Cambridge. University of Cambridge. 13 May 2013.  ^ "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2013". Forbes. Retrieved April 23, 2016.  ^ "100 Tweeters of Social Good You Have to Follow in 2013". Armchair Advocates. September 22, 2013. Retrieved March 31, 2014.  ^ "Angela Ahrendts and Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
made (honorary) Dames of the British Empire". theguardian.com. Retrieved May 21, 2014.  ^ PTI. "Advani, Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan". The Hindu. Retrieved April 23, 2016.  ^ "President Obama Names Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom". whitehouse.gov. The White House. November 16, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016.  ^ "Philanthropists & Social Entrepreneurs Top 200: From Elon Musk to Melinda Gates, These Are the Most Influential Do-Gooders in the World". Richtopia. Retrieved 30 March 2017.  ^ "Top 200 Global Philanthropists, Social Entrepreneurs". ThisDayLive. Retrieved 31 March 2017.  ^ http://www.epa.eu/human-interest-photos/people-photos/bill-gates-and-melinda-gates-receive-the-french-legion-of-honor-medal-photos-53469764 ^ "Otto-Hahn-Friedensmedaille an Melinda Gates". Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen, Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). United Nations Association of Germany, LV Berlin-Brandenburg (DGVN). Retrieved 30 September 2017.  ^ " Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
mit Friedensmedaille geehrt". Focus (in German). Helmut Markwort. Deutsche Presse-Agentur. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.  ^ Hempel, Jessi. " Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Has a New Mission: Women in Tech". Wired Media Group: Backchannel.  ^ O'Brien, Sara Ashley (September 28, 2016). " Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
is doubling down on this issue". CNN Tech.  ^ " Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
on women in tech, her first love, and the origins of Comic Sans". GeekWire. 4 October 2017.  ^ Gates, Bill and Melinda. "Two Superpowers We Wish We Had". gatesnotes.com. 

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Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
award recipients (2010–19)

2010

Satya Paul Agarwal Mohammad Amin Sailesh Kumar Bandopadhyay M. S. Banga Anil Bordia Bipan Chandra B. K. Chaturvedi Sant Singh Chatwal G. P. Chopra Tan Chung Madhusudan Dhaky P. R. Dubhashi Puttaraj Gawai Belle Monappa Hegde Ilaiyaraaja Jagdish Chandra Kapur Shrinivas Khale Aamir Khan Sultan Khan Ram Kumar Kumudini Lakhia Kuzhur Narayana Marar Chhannulal Mishra Eledath Thaikkattu Narayanan Mooss C. P. Krishnan Nair S. P. Oswal Akbar Padamsee Ramakanta Panda Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Arogyaswami Paulraj A. R. Rahman Moosa Raza Mallika Sarabhai Nookala Chinna Satyanarayana Abhijit Sen Satya Vrat Shastri Noshir M. Shroff Kushal Pal Singh Bikash Sinha Balagangadharanatha Swamiji Narayanan Vaghul P. K. Warrier Fareed Zakaria

2011

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Rajashree Birla M. N. Buch C. V. Chandrasekhar Ajai Chowdhry Yogesh Chander Deveshwar Satyadev Dubey T. J. S. George Shankha Ghosh Kris Gopalakrishnan Keki Byramjee Grant Shashi Kapoor Krishen Khanna Khayyam Chanda Kochhar Dwijen Mukhopadhyay Madavoor Vasudevan Nair Ramdas Pai Dashrath Patel Rajendra Singh Pawar Suryanarayanan Ramachandran Shobhana Ranade Gunupati Venkata Krishna Reddy Kallam Anji Reddy Waheeda Rehman Shyam Saran Analjit Singh Arpita Singh Surendra Singh R. K. Srikantan Raghavan Thirumulpad

2012

Suresh H. Advani Shabana Azmi Homi K. Bhabha Shashikumar Chitre Khaled Choudhury Jatin Das Vidya Dehejia Dharmendra S. N. Goenka M. S. Gopalakrishnan T. V. Gopalakrishnan Buddhadev Das Gupta Sunil Janah Anish Kapoor S. B. Mujumdar B. Muthuraman Mira Nair Arvind Panagariya José Pereira Mata Prasad M. S. Raghunathan P. Chandrasekhara Rao Ronen Sen Devi Shetty M. V. Subbiah N. Vittal N. H. Wadia George Yeo

2013

Satya N. Atluri Maharaj Kishan Bhan Jaspal Bhatti Rahul Dravid Adi Godrej Abdul Rashid Khan Rajesh Khanna Mary Kom Nandkishore Shamrao Laud Mangesh Padgaonkar Hemendra Singh Panwar Jogesh Pati Shivajirao Girdhar Patil A. Sivathanu Pillai D. Ramanaidu Kanak Rele V. K. Saraswat Ashoke Sen Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak B. N. Suresh Sharmila Tagore Ramamurthy Thyagarajan Saroja Vaidyanathan

2014

Anisuzzaman Mrityunjay Athreya Padmanabhan Balaram Dalveer Bhandari Ruskin Bond Anita Desai Pullela Gopichand Kamal Haasan Jyeshtharaj Joshi V. N. Kaul Neelam Kler M. Mahadevappa Leander Paes K. Radhakrishnan Anumolu Ramakrishna Thirumalachari Ramasami Lloyd Rudolph Susanne Hoeber Rudolph Vinod Prakash Sharma Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh Parveen Sultana Dhirubhai Thaker Vairamuthu J. S. Verma T. H. Vinayakram

2015

Jahnu Barua Manjul Bhargava Vijay P. Bhatkar Swapan Dasgupta David Frawley Bill Gates Melinda Gates Swami Satyamitranand N. Gopalaswami Subhash C. Kashyap Gokulotsavji Maharaj Saichiro Misumi Ambrish Mithal Sudha Ragunathan Harish Salve Ashok Seth Rajat Sharma Satpal Singh Shivakumara Swami Khadg Singh Valdiya

2016

Ravindra Chandra Bhargava Robert Blackwill Hafeez Contractor Indu Jain Heisnam Kanhailal Anupam Kher Sania Mirza Pallonji Mistry Udit Narayan Saina Nehwal Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Vinod Rai N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya A. V. Rama Rao D. Nageshwar Reddy Dayananda Saraswati Barjinder Singh Hamdard Ram V. Sutar Tejomayananda

2017

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Deviprasad Dwivedi Ratnasundarsuri Niranjanananda Saraswati Cho Ramaswamy Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tehemton Erach Udwadia

2018

Pankaj Advani Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mahendra Singh Dhoni Alexander Kadakin Ramachandran Nagaswamy Laxman Pai Arvind Parikh Sharda Sinha

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Time Persons of the Year

1927–1950

Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh
(1927) Walter Chrysler
Walter Chrysler
(1928) Owen D. Young
Owen D. Young
(1929) Mohandas Gandhi (1930) Pierre Laval
Pierre Laval
(1931) Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
(1932) Hugh S. Johnson
Hugh S. Johnson
(1933) Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
(1934) Haile Selassie
Haile Selassie
(1935) Wallis Simpson
Wallis Simpson
(1936) Chiang Kai-shek
Chiang Kai-shek
/ Soong Mei-ling
Soong Mei-ling
(1937) Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
(1938) Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
(1939) Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
(1940) Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
(1941) Joseph Stalin
Joseph Stalin
(1942) George Marshall
George Marshall
(1943) Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1944) Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
(1945) James F. Byrnes
James F. Byrnes
(1946) George Marshall
George Marshall
(1947) Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
(1948) Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
(1949) The American Fighting-Man (1950)

1951–1975

Mohammed Mosaddeq (1951) Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
(1952) Konrad Adenauer
Konrad Adenauer
(1953) John Foster Dulles
John Foster Dulles
(1954) Harlow Curtice
Harlow Curtice
(1955) Hungarian Freedom Fighters (1956) Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Khrushchev
(1957) Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle
(1958) Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1959) U.S. Scientists: George Beadle / Charles Draper / John Enders / Donald A. Glaser / Joshua Lederberg
Joshua Lederberg
/ Willard Libby
Willard Libby
/ Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling
/ Edward Purcell / Isidor Rabi / Emilio Segrè
Emilio Segrè
/ William Shockley
William Shockley
/ Edward Teller / Charles Townes / James Van Allen
James Van Allen
/ Robert Woodward (1960) John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy
(1961) Pope John XXIII
Pope John XXIII
(1962) Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
(1963) Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
(1964) William Westmoreland
William Westmoreland
(1965) The Generation Twenty-Five and Under (1966) Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson
(1967) The Apollo 8
Apollo 8
Astronauts: William Anders
William Anders
/ Frank Borman
Frank Borman
/ Jim Lovell (1968) The Middle Americans (1969) Willy Brandt
Willy Brandt
(1970) Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
(1971) Henry Kissinger
Henry Kissinger
/ Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
(1972) John Sirica
John Sirica
(1973) King Faisal (1974) American Women: Susan Brownmiller / Kathleen Byerly
Kathleen Byerly
/ Alison Cheek / Jill Conway / Betty Ford
Betty Ford
/ Ella Grasso / Carla Hills / Barbara Jordan / Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Susie Sharp / Carol Sutton / Addie Wyatt (1975)

1976–2000

Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
(1976) Anwar Sadat
Anwar Sadat
(1977) Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping
(1978) Ayatollah Khomeini (1979) Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
(1980) Lech Wałęsa
Lech Wałęsa
(1981) The Computer (1982) Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
/ Yuri Andropov
Yuri Andropov
(1983) Peter Ueberroth
Peter Ueberroth
(1984) Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping
(1985) Corazon Aquino
Corazon Aquino
(1986) Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
(1987) The Endangered Earth (1988) Mikhail Gorbachev
Mikhail Gorbachev
(1989) George H. W. Bush
George H. W. Bush
(1990) Ted Turner
Ted Turner
(1991) Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
(1992) The Peacemakers: Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat
/ F. W. de Klerk
F. W. de Klerk
/ Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
/ Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin
(1993) Pope John Paul II
Pope John Paul II
(1994) Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich
(1995) David Ho
David Ho
(1996) Andrew Grove
Andrew Grove
(1997) Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
/ Ken Starr
Ken Starr
(1998) Jeffrey P. Bezos (1999) George W. Bush
George W. Bush
(2000)

2001–present

Rudolph Giuliani (2001) The Whistleblowers: Cynthia Cooper / Coleen Rowley
Coleen Rowley
/ Sherron Watkins (2002) The American Soldier (2003) George W. Bush
George W. Bush
(2004) The Good Samaritans: Bono
Bono
/ Bill Gates
Bill Gates
/ Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
(2005) You (2006) Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
(2007) Barack Obama
Barack Obama
(2008) Ben Bernanke
Ben Bernanke
(2009) Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg
(2010) The Protester (2011) Barack Obama
Barack Obama
(2012) Pope Francis
Pope Francis
(2013) Ebola Fighters: Dr. Jerry Brown / Dr. Kent Brantly
Kent Brantly
/ Ella Watson-Stryker / Foday Gollah / Salome Karwah
Salome Karwah
(2014) Angela Merkel
Angela Merkel
(2015) Donald Trump
Donald Trump
(2016) The Silence Breakers (2017)

Book

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Bill Gates

Life and history

Microsoft

History

Bill & Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
Foundation bgC3 Cascade Investment Corbis United States v. Microsoft
Microsoft
antitrust case

Writings

"Open Letter to Hobbyists" (1976) The Road Ahead (1995) Business @ the Speed of Thought
Business @ the Speed of Thought
(1999)

Films

Triumph of the Nerds
Triumph of the Nerds
(1996) Pirates of Silicon Valley
Pirates of Silicon Valley
(1999) The Social Network
The Social Network
(2010)

Family

William H. Gates Sr.
William H. Gates Sr.
(father) Mary Maxwell Gates
Mary Maxwell Gates
(mother) Melinda Gates
Melinda Gates
(spouse) Mimi Gardner Gates
Mimi Gardner Gates
(stepmother)

Possessions

Codex Leicester Residence Lost on the Grand Banks Porsche 959

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 60989955 LCCN: n2007012037 ISNI: 0000 0000 7906 738X NKC: xx0053

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