Top 10 Edelgive Hurun 2021 philanthropists of the century
Philanthropists of the Century EdelGive Hurun 2021 was released on June 23, 2021, and according to the same one of the Indians tops the list for generosity in the last century.
The ranking of the most generous people in the world over the last century was based on total philanthropic value, calculated as the value of assets today plus the sum of donations or distributions to date. For example, George Soros ‘total philanthropic value is the sum of The Open Society Foundations’ current endowment in value ($ 18 billion) and donations to date of $ 16.8 billion, for a total of 34, $ 8 billion. Giving pledges were not taken into account due to their non-binding nature, according to the report.
Top 10 EdelGive Hurun 2021 philanthropists of the century
1. Jamsetji Tata:
Coming from the oldest Tata group in India, JamsetJi Tata started its endowments for social causes from the year 1892 and mainly served two of the causes namely education and health. The total of its contributions is estimated at $ 102.4 billion.
2. Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates:
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are in second place with an estimated donation value of $ 74.6 billion. The main cause they serve is health care according to the Hurun List.
3. Henri Wellcome:
He was a British American entrepreneur in the field of medicine and founder of the pharmaceutical company Burroughs Wellcome & Company and one of the companies which eventually merged to form GlaxoSmithKline. He left a large sum for charity in accordance with his will which was then used to form the Wellcome Trust, one of the largest medical charities in the world. His donation is estimated at $ 56.7 billion.
4. Howard Hughes:
He was an American who was the maker, the aviator as well as the film producer and director. But later in life he was known for his remarkable eccentric nature of living a life in seclusion. The main social cause addressed by him was research and development.
5. Warren Buffet:
He is a world-class investor known for his philosophies in the field of stock market investing. He also, with his donations totaling 38.6 billion US dollars, addressed the cause of health care.
6. Georges Soros:
He is another billionaire investor and philanthropist who the list shows has made a charitable contribution to the tune of $ 34.8 billion. He is widely known as a hedge fund manager. According to Investopedia, he managed the Quantum fund which achieved an average annual return of 30% from 1970 to 2000.
7. Hans Wilsdorf:
The founder of Rolex and Tudor is a well-known businessman. His foundation has served causes such as community development.
8. JK Lilly Sr:
Josiah Kirby Lilly Sr. was an American businessman, pharmaceutical industrialist, and philanthropist who became Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Eli Lilly and Company. Its contributions to philanthropic actions are estimated at $ 27.5 billion.
9. John D Rockefeller:
He is considered the richest American of all time and the richest person of modern times. Rockefeller established the Standard Oil Company in 1870.
ten. Edsel Ford:
He was another American businessman and president of the Ford Motor Company between 1919 and 1943.
|Rank||Original philanthropist||Estimated present value of the donation (in billions of US dollars)||Start of key allocations||Key person today||Country||The main cause|
|1||Jamsetji Tata||102.4||1892||Ratan aunt||India||Education, Health|
|2||Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates||74.6||2000||Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates||United States||Health care|
|3||Henri wellcome||56.7||1936||Eliza manningham buller||UK||Health care|
|4||Howard hughes||38.6||1953||Clayton S. Rose||United States||research|
|5||Warren Buffett||37.4||2006||Warren Buffett||United States||Health care|
|6||Georges soros||34.8||1979||Georges soros||United States||Human rights and justice|
|7||Hans wilsdorf||31.5||[1945[1945||Marc Maugue||Switzerland||Communautary development|
|8||JK Lilly Sr||27.5||1937||N. Clay Robbins||United States||Communautary development|
|9||John D Rockefeller||26.8||1913||Sharon Percy Rockefeller||United States||Health care|
|ten||Edsel Ford||26.6||1936||Darren walker||United States||Human rights and justice|
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