Facts

Many false claims circulate about George Soros. As a supporter of democracy and open societies, George Soros is often assailed by those who oppose his views by disseminating misleading or inaccurate information. The George Soros FAQ is the official resource for information regarding the most commonly asked questions about his life, work and beliefs.

George Soros Biography

George Soros came of age in Hungary at a time when it was a battleground in the decades-long conflict between fascism and communism, the two great totalitarian ideologies of the 20th century. A personal experience of this conflict—including the violence, foreign occupation, anti-Semitism, and other forms of intolerance that went with it—as well as a personal fascination with philosophy shaped Soros’s thinking in later years and influenced his successful strategies in both finance and philanthropy. Read full article here.

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Childhood

How did George Soros survive the Nazi regime during World War II? Adolf Eichmann, the German Nazi in charge of organizing the mass deportation and slaughter of Jews in Eastern Europe, planned to kill 650,000 Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. By July of 1944 the Nazis had identified, rounded up and deported 437,403 Jews to the concentration camps. The Soros family survived by assuming false identities and hiding. Read full article here.

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