Being well-known as a very successful investor in America, George Soros has been of great importance to the economy of the country as well as to several citizens. His contribution and achievements are widely recognized up to worldwide level. With the advice that he communicates through his quotes many have been successful in their lives in a great deal.
George Soros was born on August 12, 1930 at a place known as Budapest. Since then, George started his long history of migrating from place to place seeking for education and even for business meetings and investments. By studying in the school of economics in London, George managed to graduate with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in philosophy thereafter.
Before the year 1970, George Soros was able to polish his business career by doing several jobs at the merchant banks. This increased his business such that in 1969 he started a business which grew rapidly such that in the following year he started an organization referred to as Soros Fund
With advancement in his business, George gained a title “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England” from his sales in 1992 which were amazing. He managed to make a profit of $1 billion just in one day (black Wednesday) with the sales worthy $ 10 billion. With this great advancement, on January 2017, George was ranked to be among the first 30 billionaires in the world.
It was up to 2004 that George Soros started to involve himself fully in the U.S politics. During the presidential elections in 2003-2004 cycle, George donated over $23,581,000 to 527 groups in America. These groups were targeting to get President Bush out of power. But after Bush was sworn in, Soros went ahead and joined the team of donors which resulted in the start of Democracy Alliance, a funding group.
With an aim of making the progress infrastructure to be strong in America, Soros went ahead to donate $35 million to New York for boosting the less fortune in the state. On September 27, 2012, George also donated $1 million to support in the re-election of President Barack Obama. When it turned to December 2015, Soros donated a total of $ 8.5 million which aid support Hillary Clinton in the 2016 elections.
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Soros has is the known humble businessman who has the power and willingness to bring change in his country. He has been a great supporter in the development of America for several years now. A lot of politicians and even mere citizens have benefited from the successful businesses of Soros. Additionally, the quotes in his library has brought a lot of impact to most people’s lives.
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