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Zuckerman, Mortimer Benjamin

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Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen, Editors

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1937 – He’s a self-made billionaire magazine editor, publisher, and real estate tycoon who was born this year in Montreal, Canada. Zuckerman is the 382nd richest man in the world by Forbes list.
   
1961 – He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania's the Wharton School with M.B.A. and distinction of honor.
   
1970 – He co-founded Boston Properties, Inc.
   
1993 – He’s the Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News & World Report and the publisher/owner of the New York Daily News.
   
1980 – He acquired the literary magazine the Atlantic Monthly. He became the Chairman for a decade.
   
1984 – He bought U.S. News & World Report, where he remains its Editor-in-Chief.
   
2001 – He was the chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
 
2005 – In this year, before the Jewish settlers' pullout from Gaza, at James Wolfensohn's request, He made a private plea to his friends including Bill Gates, and Leonard Stern and raised $14 million within two days for a private advocacy group the Aspen Institute which bought greenhouses owned by Jews in Gaza and transferred it to Palestinians as gift.
   
2006 – Sometime in April the greenhouse was dismantled for good.

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