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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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These 10 Stocks Are Receiving Love from Billionaires

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A Lesson in Numbers: The George Soros Edition

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What does George Soros know?

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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

1 dead in Manhattan blaze; 12 with minor injuries

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Editorial: Behind Perry Indictment, Soros Funding

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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Buy bubbles, bet big and backache

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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

10 Stocks George Soros Is Buying in 2014

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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

George Soros Sometimes Changes Market Positions When His Back Hurts

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First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

George Soros bets $2B-plus on stock market collapse: industry insiders

Billionaire businessman George Soros has upped his ante in what some industry insiders say in his long-running bet that the United States will suffer a massive stock market collapse in the coming months.His financial filings show that he’s been predicting ... [Published Washington Times - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Stock Market Crash Imminent In 2014? George Soros Bets $2.2 Billion On U.S. Economic Collapse

George Soros is making a $2.2 billion bet that the U.S. stock market will drop significantly in the foreseeable future. But other major business owners have issued more ominous warnings about a U.S. economic collapse.In a related report by The Inquisitr ... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 18 2014]
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Happy Birthday George Soros! [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 12 2014]
Liberal billionaire George Soros turns 84 years old today, and what a year it has been. Over the past year, Soros has been in and out of court thanks to a lawsuit filed by ex-girlfriend Adriana Ferreyr, who claimed that Soros promised her a $10 million ...
Critics: George Soros Using Political Connectio... [Published Washington Free Beacon - May 13 2014]
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will introduce liberal megadonor George Soros at an open forum on Tuesday, the latest evidence of the billionaire using his political connections to benefit his investments and foreign policy goals, critics say. Kerry ...
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George Soros considering investing in Greece [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Feb 24 2014]
FRANKFURT - George Soros wants to invest in Europe’s financial sector, according to a German magazine’s interview with the billionaire investor on Sunday.“I believe in the euro,” weekly Der Spiegel quoted him as saying. “Therefore my investment team is ...
George Soros: Putin is 'weak' on economy [Published CNNMoney.com - Video - May 27 2014]
Billionaire George Soros explains why the poor economy in Russia weakens Putin's status and gives his number one way the United States can help Ukraine -- political insurance to businesses. ...
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