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Super Mario is named after real-life businessman Mario
Segale, who was renting out a warehouse to Nintendo.
After Nintendo fell far behind on rent, Segale did not evict them but gave them a second chance to come up with the money. Nintendo succeeded and named their main character after him.
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14 dec 2020

Image Wikipedia I JohnnyRRusso Super Mario is named after real-life businessman Mario Segale, who was renting out a warehouse to Nintendo. After Nintendo fell far behind on rent, Segale did not evict them but gave them a second chance to come up with the money. Nintendo succeeded and named their main character after him.