People who inspired Steve Jobs

Published: Oct 06 2011 11:32:18 AM EDT

Just as Steve Jobs inspired others, there were people who served as inspiration for Apple's co-founder and visionary. Take a look at some of his influences.

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Jobs also named Thomas Edison among his heroes. He cited Edison's "own the whole chain model" when Apple rolled out the iPhone and iTunes.

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