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Momofuku Ando

Age: 96

Japanese entrepreneur who invented instant ramen noodles in 1958. He started selling the noodles from a shack outside his home and later called them Cup Noodles. His company, Nissin Food Products sold more than 46 billion cups and packs of noodles in 2006.

Died: Osaka, Japan, Jan. 5, 2007

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