Notable Philanthropists of All Time

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Bangalore: "Money is like manure. If you spread it around, it does a lot of good, but if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell," said businessman Clint W. Murchison. There are billionaires all around the globe who follow this quote. Here are the most notable billionaires who have decided to give away their fortune for noble causes.

Warren Buffet:
Warren Buffet is one of the greatest philanthropists the world has ever seen. The American business magnate is widely considered the most successful investor of the 20th century. He is the primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and time and again ranked among the world's wealthiest people. Buffett has pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundation. He donated $3.1-billion in 2012.

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