3 Things You Do Not Know About George Soros

George Soros is like no other man you have ever met. George is the type of man who knows how to harness his deepest fears and convert them into strengths. While growing up in Hungary, George saw his fellow citizens suffer at the hands of the oppressive Nazi regime. His Jewish counterparts got persecuted for no apparent reason, and that caused him to change his initial name from Gyorgy Schwartz to George Soros. Since George always felt insecure in his mother country, his fears and ambitions forced him to move to London where he secured a spot at the London School of Economics. At the time, George had slightly forgotten about the events that had transpired in his life as a young man, but soon got reminded of past ordeals when he read a book titled ‘The Open Society and Its Enemies.’ Content from the book re-ignited a burning desire in Soros to see to it that oppressive regimes are done away with, a fire that still burns to date. Read more about George at The New York Times.

Since Soros has always wanted to impact the world positively, he worked hard while in London and even created the Quantum Fund Endowment. At the time, that happened to be George’s first step at becoming a successful billionaire. With Soros being a financial expert, George helped revive the British economy at a time when it was almost crumbling. As years passed, George learned how to do Forex Trading, a game he has perfected through time. Apart from being an entrepreneur, George Soros is also a philanthropist centering mainly on politics. Ever since Soros moved to America, he has always had vested interests in the affair of the ‘land of opportunity.’ In 2004, Soros was totally against the election of George W. Bush as president. However, after completion of the national elections, George Soros was nowhere to be seen especially on matters touching on American politics until 2016 when he made a major comeback. Learn more about his profile at Forbes.com.

The 2016 general elections were none like Soros had encountered in life since Hillary Clinton, George’s long time friend was contending to be the 45th President of the United States of America. For the campaigns, Soros contributed $25 million in support of Hillary Clinton. Therefore, Soros passion for transforming the world has gone above and beyond. Recently, it got determined that George Soros was the man behind the Ferguson Protest Movement, having donated $33 million to spur civil action. What started as a few hours of mass action ended up to be a twenty-four-hour protest all thanks to George Soros who helped the voices of the voiceless get heard. The Ferguson Protest Movement got funded through George’s Open Society Foundations, an umbrella body that supports groups that advocate for civil and human rights across the world.

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Jasper Palmer

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