Born on August 12, 1930, this Hungarian American businessman and financier claimed fame earning a reported $1 billion. He anticipated the pound sterling devaluation out of the 1992 UK currency crises. Chairman of the Soros Fund management and the Open Society Institute. This institute is significant as a center promoting liberal ideals, as well as transitional concepts between communist and capitalism. He actively opposes the US Republican Party’s positions. The Hungarian government’s transition to capitalism in the 1980s is also among his credits.

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