Steve Jobs 1955 to 2011 – An Obituary
On October 5, 2011, Apple creator Steve Jobs passed away at age 56 from a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Millions of his fans and friends of Jobs are still mourning his loss.
Steve Jobs did not graduate college and went on to create one of the most popular and recognizable brands in the world, led an extraordinary life. Starting with the very beginnings of his career, Jobs pioneered the invention of the idea of the personal computer. More recently, he launched products as the CEO of Apple like the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad, which have undoubtedly changed the world in a substantial way.
He started when he was only 21 years old, rocketing his company, Apple, to multimillion dollar status in five years, just to be forced out. After he left Apple, he started another firm, Next, which was used to create the World Wide Web. Jobs did ultimately return to Apple in his 40s, making a new image for the company that everyone has grown to love. His career was definitely a success.Steve Jobs converted to Buddhism many years ago.
He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2004, fighting back with getting a liver transplant in 2009.