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Biography for George Soros

First Name: George
Last Name: Soros
Title: Chairman
Organization: Soros Fund Management
Country: United States
Date of Birth: 12/08/1930
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Family: Son of Tivadar (lawyer) and Elisabeth Szucs; immigrated to United States, 1956; naturalized citizen
Spouses: Married Annaliese Witschak on September 17, 1960 (divorced June 1983); married Susan Weber (former art magazine publisher who ran Bard College's Graduate Center for Decorative Arts, Manhattan) on June 19, 1983
Children: Five children
Education: London School of Economics, BS, 1952Oxford University, DCL, 1990
CV: F. M. Mayer, 1956–1959, arbitrage traderWertheim & Company, 1959–1963, analystArnhold and S. Bleichroeder, 1963–1973, vice presidentSoros Fund Management, 1973–2000, sole proprietorSoros Fund Management, 1996–, chairman
Awards: Honored by Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, New York, 1990Laurea Honoris Causa (highest honor, in recognition of efforts to promote open societies throughout the world), University of Bologna, 1995
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