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Mjue Founder wa Barrick Gold,

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by engmtolera, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. engmtolera

    engmtolera Verified User

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    Kwa wale wasio mfahamu Founder wa Barrick Gold,ni huyu hapa pata habari zake

    Peter Munk, CC (born November 8, 1927) is a Canadian businessman. He is the chairman and founder of the mining company Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold-mining corporation

    Munk was born in Budapest, Hungary into a well-off Jewish family. Hungary was invaded by Nazi Germany in March 1944 when Munk was a teenager. His family escaped the Nazis by obtaining seats on the Kastner train, a train carrying 1,684 Jews to safety in Switzerland, arranged by Rudolf Kastner of the Zionist Aid and Rescue Committee as a result of negotiations with senior SS officer Adolf Eichmann. Eichmann allowed some Jews to leave for Switzerland in exchange for money, gold, and diamonds, that was obtained from the wealthy among them. as part of a series of so-called "blood for goods" deals.
    Munk graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in electrical engineering in 1952

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