George Soros was born in Hungary. When the country was invaded during World War II, George’s father found him safe transport to England where he attended the London School of Economics. He fell in love and moved to New York City only intending to stay a few months. Soon, George opened the Quantum Fund in 1969. It soon became apparent that George had a brilliant investment mind. In 1992, along with partner Stan Druckenmiller, he made so much money betting against the Bank of England that he became known as the man who broke it. He went on to open the Soros Fund Management controlling over $30 billion in assets. Read more about George’s life story at biography.com
Soros’ Interest in Politics
In addition to having made a fortune in the markets, he became interested in politics. George has supported many Democratic causes while strongly opposing President Trump. Soros became outspoken when President Bush was in office, and he remains outspoken today fearing that the Republicans do not have the right answers to fight terrorism.
Clinton and Soros
George Soros has a 25-year friendship with Hillary Clinton. Soros had already donated over $7 million to Priorities USA six months before the 2016 election. He also gave more than $2 million to American Bridge 21st Century in an effort to stop Donald Trump from becoming president. He also gave $5 million to Voting Rights Trust. Read this story at Politico about George Soros.
Soros’ Advocacy for Human Rights, Health Care Reform and Education
George Soros has also been extremely generous with his money supporting human rights around the world. In fact, he gave more than $13 billion to causes supporting human rights. Additionally, George Soros has been a large supporter of reforming health care and education.
George Soros was born in Hungary. After being educated in England, he moved to the United States where he became one of the most powerful investors on Wall Street. George Soros has given away much of his money to support Democratic candidates. He has also supported human rights, education and health care reform around the world.