Achievements

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      The business tycoon, George Soros, is known for having made a lump sum gain of $1 Billion in 1992 by short selling when U.K. was under the Black Wednesday currency crisis.

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      George Soros helped find a non-profit institution in New York, the Institute for New Economic in 2009 with an initial funding of $50 Million.

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      George Soros started the Quantum Group of Funds in partnership with Jim Rogers in 1973, making over $5.5 Billion. It was considered the most successful person hedge fund in the history of mankind, generating over $40 Billion.

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      George Soros received the Yale International Center for Finance Award from the Yale School of Management in 2000. He has also authored several books highlighting financial and political issues. Some of his writings include the ‘Open Society: Reforming Global Capitalism’ (2001) and ‘The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror’ (2006).

George Soros bought Bedford mansion from the Jurassic Park's author, which has 19 rooms and is spread across 63 acres.

George Soros is a renowned author of 14 books, his last best seller was ‘The Tragedy of the European Union’ released in 2014.

Possessions

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      George Soros plush properties include an ultra-luxurious home in Southampton, New York.

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      George Soros owns a 16-room apartment at 1060 Fifth Avenue, New York that he shared with his ex-wife Susan Weber.

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      Multibillionaire George Soros acquired a vast estate in Bedford. He bought this property from Michael Crichton, the author of the ‘Jurrasic Park’.

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      He holds over 226 holdings with an investment of $4.5 Billion.

Interesting Facts

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      The charismatic man, George Soros formed the first Open Society Institute in Hungary in 1984 with a budget of $3 Million.

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      George Soros was banned from attending school due to his Jewish lineage when he was just thirteen.

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      As a big time philanthropist, he donated nearly $100 Million for the growth and development of regional Russian Universities as well as $50 Million to eradicate poverty in Africa.

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      George Soros has done Ph.D. in philosophy from the London School .From a very young age; he traded currencies in the Hungarian black market during World War II which helped him become a Multi-Billionaire making him stand as the 23rd richest Billionaire today.

George Soros solely stopped the Bank of England from fixing the exchange rate in September 1992 and earned the title of "the man who broke the Bank of England".