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Amar Gopal Bose
November 2, 1929
|Died||July 12, 2013
Wayland, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||Founder and Chairman of Bose Corporation|
|Spouse(s)||Prema Bose (divorced),
Ursula Boltzhauser (?-2013; her death)
Amar Gopal Bose (November 2, 1929 – July 12, 2013) was an Indian-American academic and entrepreneur. An electrical engineer and sound engineer, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for over 45 years.
In 2007 he was listed in Forbes 400 as the 271st richest man in the world, with a net worth of $1.8 billion. In 2009, he was no longer on the billionaire list, and returned to the list in 2011, with a net worth of $1.0 billion.
Bose was born on November 2, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was married to Prema Bose until they divorced. Then he was married to Ursula Boltzhauser. They had two children.
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