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Leonore Annenberg

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In 1940, the year she graduated from Stanford University, was awarded the honorary degree of bachelor of arts. Currently Annengton Leonor is the chairman and president of the Foundation Annenberg Foundation.

Billionaire owner, the widow of Walter Annenberg - former United States Ambassador to the UK and was once a powerful business tycoon, as well as - famous philanthropist. Her net worth is estimated at approximately 2 ,0 billion (according to Forbes magazine, which placed Leonor in the list of the most influential persons of the world). Currently Annengton Leonor is the chairman and president of the Foundation Annenberg Foundation.

Leonor was born on February 20, 1918 in New York. In 1940, the year she graduated from Stanford University ,He was awarded the honorary degree of bachelor of arts, and soon married a manager working in a company for the sale of liquors, Lewis Rozensteyla. Their marriage did not work - they gave birth to two children and soon divorced.

In 1951, the year of Leonor married for the second time. Now well - for Walter Annengtona.

In 1969-the year Walter was appointed United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The family moved to live in London, ordered the reconstruction there is a luxurious residence Winfield House, consisting of thirty-five rooms. Six months later, Walter and Leonore settled in a family house, the cost of which was considerable - one million dollars. As in London,Leonor founded there the organization American Friends of Covent Garden, whose main objective was the establishment and strengthening of friendly relations between Britain and the United States through music.

In 1980, the year Walter Anengton took an active part in the election campaign of the future President Ronald Reagan, and in 1981-the year (at the end of the election and the victory of Ronald Reagan) , Leonor was nominated for an extremely important post in the White House.

However, its activities (although was productive) did not last long - exactly one year after the appointment of Leonor left the service, saying it wants to devote more time to his own family. In the continuation of a joint life of spouses Leonor (and her husband as well) was actively involved in charity work. Until Walter his death they donated substantial amounts of money to various organizations (such as educational and cultural institutions) .

Currently Leonor continues to provide financial support to a variety of companies.

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