George Soros was born and raised until his early childhood in Budapest, Hungary. He is a Jewish by birth, and it is one of the reasons why he had to flee his motherland when Nazis occupied Hungary. Over 500,000 Jews were killed during the Hungarian Holocaust, but George Soros moved to England with his family to survive the genocide that was happening back in Hungary. These events during his childhood left a profound impression on mind of George Soros, and are also the reason why he never hesitates in speaking his mind and keeps political ideology, mostly to himself.
George Soros moved to England with the help of fake documents that his father helped in facilitating, thanks to his political connections. George Soros completed his education while in London at the London School of Economics. In those days, George Soros was keenly interested in philosophy, and thus, ended up doing Masters in Philosophy from the London School of Economics. It is one of the most reputed colleges not only in England but across the globe. After the completion of his post-grad, George Soros moved to New York, where he worked at a few banks before starting his investment management firm by the name of Soros Fund Management. George always harbored a dream of pursuing his career in finance, and making it big in Wall Street has always been in his mind.
George Soros as a philanthropist has made some of the most significant donations in the history of philanthropy and recently announced the transfer of $18 billion to the Open Society Foundation. It is a philanthropic organization that was started by George Soros to help low-income communities based in different parts of the world. Mostly, the charitable endeavors of George Soros revolve around humanitarian efforts, democratic ideals, economic development, and education. George Soros and his team continue to look out for opportunities where the people are suffering, are marginalized, and need help and support. The Open Society Foundation facilitates the funding as well as volunteer support.
George Soros has not hesitated in raising his voice for many issues in our society that he feels for, one of which is the increasing violence of police towards minorities and the general public. George Soros has even pledged to give $10 million to help support programs that would reduce the incidents of police committing a crime against the minorities or the immigrants. George Soros has also been one of the top supporters of the LGBTI community from the very beginning.
As a man who believes in equality, George Soros has no issues with the sexual preferences as long as people can exercise their fundamental rights without being socially oppressed. George Soros financially supports hundreds of organizations to help with various charitable causes. George Soros feels that it is essential for the people to be united to fight the government and its many harmful policies. George thinks that people who support democracy should understand that capitalism is spreading, and necessary action needs to be taken to defeat it systematically.
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