Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom

Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom

Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom

The late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. President Joe Biden announced the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on 1 July, a list that includes the Apple co-founder who died in 2011.

Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom
Steve Jobs (who died in 2011) was the co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Apple, CEO of Pixar, and held leadership positions at The Walt Disney Company. His vision, imagination, and creativity led to inventions that have changed and continue to change the way the world communicates and have transformed the computer, music, film, and wireless industries.

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter to acknowledge Jobs' award, saying he was a "visionary" who saw what the world "could be".
Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian honor in the United States and is awarded to those who have made "exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values or security of the United States, world peace or other important social, public or private causes".
Steve Jobs was posthumously awarded the US Presidential Medal of FreedomJobs joins Simon Byers, Sister Simone Campbell, Juliet Garcia, Gabrielle Gifford, Fred Gray, Father Alexander Carusos, Kozir Khan, Sandra Lindsay, John McCain (posthumously), Diane Nash, Megan Rapinoe, Alan Simpson, Richard Trumka (posthumously), Wilma Voight, Denzel Washington, and Raul Isaguirre were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom together.

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