Carlos Slim

Timeline created by Arely Mendieta Sabas
  • He was born

    He was born
  • He graduated as a civil engineer from UNAM

    He graduated as a civil engineer from UNAM
  • He got married with Soumaya

    He got married with Soumaya
  • He bought "Philip Morris", maker of Malboro cigars.

    He bought "Philip Morris", maker of Malboro cigars.
  • He received the medal of honor for business merit from the national chamber of commerce in mexico city.

    He received the medal of honor for business merit from the national chamber of commerce in mexico city.
  • He acquired "Telmex" and other telephone companies.

    He acquired "Telmex" and other telephone companies.
  • He acquired shares of Apple Inc.

    He acquired shares of Apple Inc.
  • He bought 6.4% of the American newspaper The New York Times

    He bought 6.4%  of the American newspaper The New York Times
  • George Washington University awarded him the President's Medal.

    George Washington University awarded him the President's Medal.
  • The cultural institution Hispanic Society of America awarded the Carlos Slim Foundation the "Soralla Medal" for its contributions to art and culture

    The cultural institution Hispanic Society of America awarded the Carlos Slim Foundation the "Soralla Medal" for its contributions to art and culture
  • His company Grupo Carso became a shareholder of 35% of the shares of the Spanish football team Real Oviedo.

    His company Grupo Carso became a shareholder of 35% of the shares of the Spanish football team Real Oviedo.
  • Awards

    Awards
  • He entered the "Real Academia de Ingeniería" in spain

    He entered the "Real Academia de Ingeniería" in spain
  • He ranks 8th among the richest men in the world.

    He ranks 8th among the richest men in the world.