• Born date: 1927-11-07
  • Born in: JapaN
  • Death date: 2013-09-19
  • Death in: Kyoto
Hiroshi Yamauchi

Hiroshi Yamauchi (山内 溥, Yamauchi Hiroshi, November 7, 1927 – September 19, 2013) was a Japanese businessman. He was the third president of Nintendo, joining the company in 1949 until stepping down on May 31, 2002, to be succeeded by Satoru Iwata. Yamauchi is credited with transforming Nintendo from a small hanafuda card-making company in Japan to a multi-billion dollar video game company.