Name: Sir John Templeton
Date of birth: November 29, 1912
Nationality: British, Bahamian (and formerly American)
Occupation: Investor, businessman, researcher, philanthropist
Sir John Templeton was born in Winchester, Tennessee, USA. He went to Yale University (where he was an assistant business manager for campus humor magazine). He financed his own education by playing poker – with fine results. He graduated with outstanding performances. As a Rhodes Scholar, he was able to attend Oxford University, bagging an M.A. in law.
He became a billionaire by being the first person to take advantage of globally diversified mutual funds.
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