Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is photographed in Seattle in 2017.
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In pictures: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

Updated 2:28 PM ET, Thu July 22, 2021

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is photographed in Seattle in 2017.
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Jeff Bezos started Amazon as an online bookst