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Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies of cancer

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies of cancer
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies of cancer

Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft, has died at age of 65 from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Allen co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates at age 22.

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

Read hie tweet below;

“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.”

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