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Warren Buffett

Born: August 30, 1930 (age 87) in Omaha

Warren Buffett

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Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist.

He was the most successful investor of the 20th century.

Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, and consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people.

He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008 and as the third wealthiest in 2011.

In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world's most influential people.

Buffett is called the "Wizard of Omaha" or "Oracle of Omaha", or the "Sage of Omaha" and is noted for his adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth.

Buffett is a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundation.

On April 11, 2012, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, for which he successfully completed treatment in September 2012.


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Buffett donates $3.4bn to Gates' and family charities

Warren Buffett has donated roughly $3.4 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities, the billionaire's largest contribution in his longstanding plan to give away his fortune.
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Warren Buffett makes largest contribution, donates $3.4 billion to Bill Gates' and family charities

Warren Buffett still owns roughly one-sixth of Berkshire, the Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate he has run since 1965, despite giving away 43 percent of the shares he owned in 2006.
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Warren Buffett gives $3.4 billion to charity

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Warren Buffett gifts US$3.4bln to five foundations

Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A, NYSE:BRK.B) announced today that chairman Warren E. Buffett has converted 11,867 of his Class A shares into 17,800,500 Class B shares and donated 17,696,780 of those..
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Happy Prime Day! Bezos worth $150 billion as Amazon hits all-time high

Amazon's Jeff Bezos is the world's richest man. And it's not even close. Bezos is worth more than Bill Gates and Larry Page combined. He has a nearly $60 billion lead over Warren Buffett.
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No struggle, no backstory: Why today's young billionaires are so boring

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