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Find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about Soros … Liberal philanthropist and financial guru George Soros is donating $1 million to … to a European university, financier GeorgeSoros is giving $250 million to endow Central European University,

born in Budapest in the Kingdom of Hungary to a well-to-do non-observant Jewish family, who, like many upper-middle class Hungarian Jews at the time, were uncomfortable with their roots.  has described his home as anti-Semitic. His mother Elizabeth (also known as Erzsébet) came from a family that owned a thriving silk shop. His father Tivadar (also known as Teodoro) was a lawyer and had been a prisoner of war during and after World War I until he escaped from Russia and rejoined his family in Budapest. The two married in 1924. Tivadar was an Esperantist writer and taught GeorgeSoros

to speak Esperanto in his childhood. In 1936 Soros’s family changed their name from the German-Jewish Schwartz to , as protective camouflage in increasingly anti-Semitic Hungary. Tivadar liked the new name because it is a palindrome and because of its meaning. In Hungarian, soros means “next in line,” or “designated successor”; in Esperanto it means “will soar.”



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