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SOROS, George

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SOROS, George

乔治·索罗斯是索罗斯基金管理公司董事长,以及开放社会基金会创始人。他于1930年出生于布达佩斯。幼年幸免于纳粹党的占领,于1947年逃到英国躲避匈牙利共产党,毕业于英国的伦敦经济学院。之后定居美国,通过创立和管理国际投资基金,积累了大量财富。1979年,他开始赞助南非的黑人学生进入南非开普敦大学,当时的南非正处于种族隔离期间。自此以后索罗斯一直活跃于慈善活动。他建立了分布于70多个国家的慈善组织网络。这些慈善组织致力于提升民主和开放社会的价值。基金会网络每年花费约5亿美元。索罗斯曾出书12部,包括最近出版的《欧美金融风暴》。他的关于政治、社会、经济的文章和论文经常出现在全球各大报纸和期刊上。

George Soros is Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and founder of the Open Society Foundations. He was born in Budapest in 1930. He survived the Nazi occupation and fled communist Hungary in 1947 for England, where he graduated from the London School of Economics. He then settled in the United States, where he accumulated a large fortune through an international investment fund he founded and managed. Soros has been active as a philanthropist since 1979, when he began providing funds to help black students attend Cape Town University in apartheid South Africa. He has established a network of philanthropic organizations active in more than 70 countries. These organizations are dedicated to promoting the values of democracy and an open society. The foundation network spends about $500 million annually. Soros is the author of twelve books, including most recently Financial Turmoil in Europe and United States. His articles and essays on politics, society, and economics regularly appear in major newspapers and magazines around the world.