Feb 11, 2014

Good deeds master Mark Zuckerberg topped the list of the most generous philanthropists in 2013

It should be noted that the act did not go unnoticed businessman - publication Chronicle of Philanthropy published a list of the most generous benefactors of the last year, whose leader and became a world-renowned entrepreneur.

Recall that a tidy sum, which Zuckerberg listed on good deeds, to the cost of 18 million shares of Facebook, developer and founder of which he is. The proceeds amounted to almost 970 million dollars.

In second place among the most generous people of the USA appeared late chairman of the oil and gas and construction of Mitchell Energy & Development, George Mitchell. According to his will at last year's charity was transferred $ 750 million.

Third place ranking went to the founder and one of the owners of the sports company Nike Philip Knight. Businessman and his wife Penelope donated $ 500 million.