Branson, Richard

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Name
Branson, Richard Gender: M
Branson, Richard Charles Nicholas
born on 18 July 1950 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Blackheath, England, 51n12, 0w31
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°03' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 01°37 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 14°13'



Richard Branson

Biography

British entrepreneur who is the founder of Virgin Records and, by 1994, was the owner of Virgin-Atlantic Airways. He began his career with his "Student" magazine; by age 20, he had a thriving business and 40 employees. Twelve years later, his empire consisted of 50 companies that were giving him a turnover of 50 million pounds; Branson was ready to expand into the software, film, video and property markets.

His mom was a strong influence on his success, emphasizing independence and self-reliance. Basically shy, his public persona is one of bravado, but the private man remains an enigma.

He married in the summer of 1974 and separated in 11/1977. In 12/1989, Branson married his partner of the prior 12 years. He went through a period of depression and reflection in mid-1990. He published an autobiography, "Losing My Virginity."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1974 (First marriage)
  • Relationship : End significant relationship November 1977 (First marriage)
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  • Relationship : Marriage December 1989 (12-year partner)
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  • Mental Health : Depressive episode 1990 (Reflection and depression)

Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes Branson's personal assistant who got the time from Branson's mom. Roger Elliot had 12:30 PM, no source

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Aggressive/ brash (Public personna)
  • Traits : Personality : Private (Personal life off-limits)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Virgin Records, Virgin-Atlantic Airways, others)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession

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