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Jimmy Wales
Wikimedia Conference 2013 - board meeting 10.JPG
Wales at the Wikimedia Conference 2013 buird meetin
Born Jimmy Donal Wales
(1966-08-07) 7 August 1966 (age 53)
Huntsville, Alabama, Unitit States
Residence Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick[1]
Ither names Jimbo
Alma mater
Thrift Internet entrepreneur, umwhile a financial trader
Successor Florence Devouard
Board member of
  • Pamela Green
  • (m. 1986, div)
  • Christine Rohan
  • (m. 1997, div)
  • Kate Garvey
  • (m. 2012)

Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (/ˈɪmi ˈdnəl ˈwlz/; born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur best kent as the co-foonder an promoter o the online non-profit encyclopaedi Wikipaedia an the for-profit Wikia wab-hostin company.[2] [3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hough, Stephen (March 11, 2012). "Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia chief to advise Whitehall on policy". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  2. "Wikipedia: 50 languages, 1/2 million articles". Wikimedia Foundation Press Release. Wikimedia Foundation. April 25, 2004. Retrieved April 10, 2009. 
  3. "Brain scan: The free-knowledge fundamentalist". The Economist. June 5, 2008. Retrieved June 9, 2008.