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George Soros
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Financier
    (August 12, 1930- )
    Also known as 'The Man Who Broke the Bank of England'
    Partner in the Carlyle Group
    Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
    Established Quantum Fund (1969)
    Wealth estimated at $7 billion (2004)
    He earned his fortune manipulating currency.
    He is a huge supporter of John Kerry and has pledged $25 million to fund his campaign (October 10, 2004).
    He has stated that removing Bush from office is the 'central focus' of his life and that it is 'a matter of life and death.'
    For this reason, he is hated by Republicans who feel he is trying to 'buy' the Democratic Party.
    He has said he would be willing to spend his entire fortune to prevent President Bush from being re-elected.
    He bailed out Harken Energy which earned George W. Bush $1 million.
    He hoped buying out Harken would give him political influence.
    He earned $1 billion in just one day when the UK decided to devalue the Pound Sterling (1992).
    He was fined $2 million for insider trading by the French government (2002).
    He has been known to spend his money in very unusual ways.
    He is for the legalization of marijuana.
    He had to hide from the Nazis when they invaded Hungary (1944).
    He is a rags-to-riches story.
    He is against absolutism of all kinds, one of the major reasons he decided not to support President Bush.
    He stands up for what he believes in.
    He is an outspoken critic of the failures in market fundamentalism.
    He donates frequently to charity.
    He has received numerous honorary doctoral degrees.

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