The role of democracy in providing a free and secure life for all the citizens of the world appears to have always been an important part of the life of billionaire philanthropist George Soros. Born in Hungary in 1930, it is often cited in relation to the work to secure democracy for all global citizens of George Soros is the fact he himself was robbed of his own rights when a young person during the World War II occupation of Hungary by Nazi forces from Germany; Soros would eventually face further destruction of his human rights when Communist officials took control of Hungary and forced the young George Soros to leave his family behind to take on a refugee journey that would eventually lead him to the U.S. as a financial expert.
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Democracy has been a major aspect of the life of George Soros who has always stated he believes the personal success that has seen Forbes estimate his personal fortune at around $25 billion built up since his own Soros Fund Management business was established in 1970. Through his work as a philanthropist the U.S. citizen has looked to ensure all people are free to live their lives in the way they see fit; the Open Society Foundations reports the work of Soros has spent a major part of the 21st century looking to protect the democratic rights of those from minority groups in the U.S. and around the world. Not only does Soros look to support African American and Latino communities in the U.S. to secure they are not robbed of voting rights and have the chance to drive immigration law, but also looks to assist those in the LGBTI community who wish to secure additional rights to protect their own future.
George Soros believes his work as a financial expert gives him the chance to try and bring a sense of freedom and fairness to the lives of millions of people across the globe. In the 1970s and 1980s, the philanthropic work of George Soros was focused on breaking up the bloc of countries the Soviet Union created across Eastern Europe as he felt the human rights of individuals were being restricted by communist government officials. The breakup of the communist bloc of countries at the end of the Cold War is often described as being a major part of the work of George Soros, who has now decided to focus his attention on the rights of those in Russia, and across the world in parts of Africa and Asia where dictators and tyrants can still be found.
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