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Billionaire businessman George Soros reportedly died of a heart attack on November 15 at 6 a.m. Soros was previously treated for minor cardiovascular issues and was on a mild course of antibiotics.
The report was published in English by a website that mainly publishes in Croatian. The site claimed that fans have taken to social media to pay respects to the world-famous businessman with hashtags #RIPBUSH #RIPGEORGESOROS.
Businessman George Soros Dead After Heart Attack?
According to the website, many described the heart attack as violent. “GEORGE SOROS was pronounced dead today at 6am following what some are describing as a violent heart attack,” the website reported. “The world famous businessman was previously treated for minor cardiovascular issues that followed a mild course of antibiotics.”
Snopes reported that the website gave an erroneous account of Soros’ background, sometimes referring to him as Bush. The website also confused him with president-elect Donald Trump in some places.
Soros, however, was born in Budapest, Hungary, not in New York City, as what the site claimed. Also, it was Trump who graduated from Wharton School; Soros graduated from the London School of Economics. The website also seemed to have confused Trump’s business ventures, which are controlled by the Trump Organization, to that of Soros.
A representative from Soros’ Open Society Foundations confirmed that Soros is alive and well, and that the report has no truth in it.
George Soros Met Wealthy Liberals To Block Donald Trump?
However, George Soros was in the news on November 14, not because of dying of a heart attack, but because of appearing in Washington with other wealthy liberals for a three-hour, closed-door meeting to sort out plans on how to block Trump throughout his term.
Politico reported that the meeting was held on Sunday at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and was sponsored by the influential Democracy Alliance donor club.