Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

Paul Allen

Bill Gates childhood friends was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and gave more than $2bn over the course of his life

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died.

Allen’s Vulcan Inc. announced that he died in Seattle at 65 years old.

Allen’s company Vulcan said in a statement that he died Monday. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, had returned.

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