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George Soros

George SorosBorn: 12-Aug-1930
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Financial speculator

Hungarian-American immigrant who made his fortune in America, and provided seed funding for the Open Society Institute and the Center for American Progress. Gave $100M to Human Rights Watch, $1M to Media Matters for America in 2010, and $1M to a pro-Obama PAC in 2012. Widely but incorrectly credited by right-wing sources as having funded Air America Radio and virtually every other left-leaning or liberal cause.

Father: Tivadar Schwartz (attorney, d. 1968)
Mother: Erzebet Szucz
Brother: Paul (shipping magnate, b. 1926, d. 2013)
Wife: Annaliese Witschak (m. 1960, div., two sons, one daughter)
Son: Robert (b. 1964)
Daughter: Andrea (b. 1965)
Son: Jonathan (financial manager, b. 1971)
Wife: Susan Weber (m. 19-Jun-1983, div., two sons)
Son: Alexander
Son: Gregory
Girlfriend: Adriana Ferreyr (Brazilian soap opera star, ex-)
Girlfriend: Tamiko Bolton (yoga instructor, b. circa 1972, together since 2008, fiancée 2012)

    University: BS, London School of Economics (1952)

    Soros Fund Management
    Quantum Fund (1969-2000)
    Carlyle Group
    Al Franken for Senate
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Bilderberg Group
    Center for American Progress
    Citizens for a Moratorium on Federal Executions
    Dean for America
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Drug Policy Alliance Board of Directors
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Hillary
    Gore 2000
    Human Rights Watch
    Institute for International Economics Board of Directors
    International Academy of Humanism Laureate
    International Crisis Group Executive Committee
    John Kerry for President
    McCain 2000
    Media Matters for America
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Obama for Illinois
    Open Society Institute Founder
    Insider Trading Convicted 2002
    Naturalized US Citizen 18-Dec-1961
    Esperanto speakers
    Hungarian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

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George Soros

Author of books:
The Alchemy of Finance (1988)
Opening the Soviet System (1990)
Underwriting Democracy:Encouraging Free Enterprise and Democratic Reform Among the Soviets and in Eastern Europe (1991)
Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve (1995, with Byron Wien)
The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered (1998)
Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism (2000)
George Soros on Globalization (2002)
The Bubble of American Supremacy: Correcting the Misuse of American Power (2003)
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror (2006)
The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means (2008)

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