Mr George Soros was born in late 1930 in Budapest, Hungary. At that time, a large part of Europe was occupied by the force of Nazi Germany. Together with his parents, Trividar and Erzebat Schwartz, Mr George Sorors was compelled to spend long years in prosecution due to his Jewish origins. His teenage years were spent looking for safety. His father, Trividar Schwartz, worked as a lawyer. His passion, however, was linguistics. Trividar Schwartz spent many years studying and spreading Esperanto – an artificial language, created for international use with the purpose of breaching the language borders between countries. Learn more on snopes.com about George.
In 1974, Mr George Soros was able to move to the United Kingdom. He settled in England where he found safety and stability. He was finally able to settle enough to attend an academic institution. He chose the London school of economics from which he graduates with a bachelor’s nd then with a master’s degree in Philosophy. His career also started in London where he worked for a merchant bank called Singer & Friedlander merchant bank. Mr George Soros build a successful financial career at the bank.
His current life is a great deal more different and better than his younger years were. Mr George Soros is currently among the fifty richest people in the world. He has created an empire, and he also has a lot of influence in the political world. Mr George Soros has been using that power to help improve politics in many countries since 1980. Mr Soros is currently in his 80s and has been running a very successful company – Soros fund management. The company is in control of as much as $27 billion in investor capital and assets. His personal bank account has more than $15 billion. Read more at The New York Times about George.
Mr George Soros is the author of a couple of books that have been published and translated in a significant number of languages. His written work is a mixture of educational tips and analyses of the fields of finance and politics and personal stories and life lessons. In 1987, The Alchemy of Finance became available on the market. The book features strategies regarding finance and investments as well some help on understanding the inner workings of the fields. A decade later, in 1991, his second book came out – Underwriting Democracy. In it, he shares his view on democracy and provides insight on his opinion and personal experience in politics.
Throughout his life, Mr George Soros has learned many life lessons that have become invaluable to him. His younger years have been a fuel to his philanthropy work and hi desire to take care of human rights. He wishes to make the cold world of the industry a more vibrant and welcoming and more understanding towards the individual.’