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Bill and Melinda Gates, who run one of the world’s largest philanthropies, plan to divorce after 27 years

The Gateses will continue to run their foundation, one of the world’s largest, even after their divorce.

The end of their marriage comes a little more than two years after another Seattle billionaire, Jeff Bezos, announced that he and his wife at the time, MacKenzie, were divorcing. Bezos, the world’s wealthiest person, founded the e-commerce giant Amazon and owns The Washington Post. Their divorce settlement, a year later, set a record, giving MacKenzie an Amazon stake worth approximately $36 billion at the time.

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