(According to the poll of An IoS/Sunday Mirror MORI more than 5.8 people, during the election campaign of 1997, were influenced by the voting preferences of Richard, 36 percent of the readers of Financial Times said that their decision would be influenced by Richard choice. (The Independent Sunday, April 13, 1997 p19. Title: Election 1997: Taking Branson seriously.(Features) Author: Stephen Fay).
Apparently no one could predict on July 18, 1950 when Richard Branson was born that this boy would become one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the history of Britain. He was born in the family that had had the long history of legal occupations. Three generations of Branson were educated as the lawyers (Daily Telegraph, Family Detective An investigation into our hidden histories. This week: Richard Branson., Weekend, May 14, 2005).
It is doubtful whether he has inherited any of love or interest for law from his farther's side, but the experience and love for flying of his mother and aunt -Evette and Clare -might have influenced him and produced this well known desire for flight and adventure. Those people, who read his biography, understand that even in his early childhood he received an upbringing that infused him with pertinacity and alacrity - vital elements for every entrepreneur. His mother always tried to cultivate independence in Richard. ...Show more