Warren Buffett

The Oracle of Omaha

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Warren Buffett is considered the most successful investor in the world. He was the richest men on the planet during last decade, scoring second in 2017 with a fortune of about $90 billion.

Timeline of Buffett's life:

  • 1930 - Born in Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • 1947 - Entering college (University of Pennsylvania)
  • 1949 - Graduating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Business studies)
  • 1951 - Master of Science in Economics from Columbia University
  • 1951+ - Warren Buffett became active in investing. Beside others enters a partnership with legendary Benjamin Graham.
  • 1956 - '69 - Runs Buffett Partnership, Ltd.
  • 1970 - Founds and becomes CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • 2016 - support of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.
  • Warren Buffett is famous for being very modest despite his wealth.
  • Pledged to give away 99% of his property for charitable purposes.
"If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die."
Warren Buffett

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