Hiroshi Yamauchi date of birth:

November 7, 1927

How old was Hiroshi Yamauchi when died?

85

Where was Hiroshi Yamauchi born?

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

When did Hiroshi Yamauchi die?

September 19, 2013

Where did Hiroshi Yamauchi die?

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Hiroshi Yamauchi body shape:

Average

What color are Hiroshi Yamauchi's eyes?

Black

What color is Hiroshi Yamauchi's hair?

Grey

Is Hiroshi Yamauchi gay or straight?

Straight

What is Hiroshi Yamauchi's ethnicity?

Asian

What is Hiroshi Yamauchi nationality?

Japanese

What is Hiroshi Yamauchi's occupation?

Business person

Short Biography

Hiroshi Yamauchi (山内 溥, Yamauchi Hiroshi, November 7, 1927 – September 19, 2013) was a Japanese businessman. He was the third president of Nintendo, joining the company in 1949 until stepping down on May 31, 2002, to be succeeded by Satoru Iwata. Yamauchi is credited with transforming Nintendo from a small hanafuda card-making company in Japan to a multibillion-dollar video game company. He also became the majority owner of the Seattle Mariners baseball team in 1992; the current CEO of the Mariners is former Nintendo of America chairman Howard Lincoln.