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Portrait de Richard Branson
Birthday : 07/18/1950
Place of birth : Shamley Green (Surrey) - United Kingdom
Country of residence : United Kingdom

Anecdotes
In 2008, Richard Branson declares he refused to pay one million euros to a French minister who asked him in exchange the permission to open its Virgin Megastores on Sunday.

In August 2011, Richard Branson swims with three hundred whale-sharks near the coast of Cancun, in Mexico, in order to denounce the overfishing of this species.
Citations
"Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming."

"Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested."


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