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George Soros and the Fall of Communism in Europe

Nov 1, 2019

George Soros, the chair and the founder of the Open Society Foundations, established his global reputation as a philanthropist amid the dramatic transformation of Eastern and Central Europe that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989.

This publication offers further details on the unique role Soros played and how he used his fortune to allay the pain of economic disruption that came with the collapse of the Communist system while also helping to lay the foundations for an inclusive vision of democracy.