It's been precisely one year when billionaire Bill Gates and philanthropist Melinda French
announced the dissolution of their marriage after 27 years and three children together.
"After much consideration and effort on our relationship, we have decided to terminate our marriage," the pair stated in a joint statement at the time.
"Around the previous 27 years, we've raised three great children and established a charity that works all over the world to help all people live healthy, productive lives."
In a recent interview with The Times, Gates reminisced on this time last year and the preceding 12 months of upheaval, including his divorce from Melinda.
point out that marriages are "difficult," even though he considers his previous coupling to be a "wonderful marriage."