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Philanthropist

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A philanthropist is someone who devotes his or her time, money, or effort towards helping others. The label is most often applied to someone who gives large amounts to charity. See also philanthropy.

A philanthropist does not always find universal approval for his or her deeds. Common accusations include supporting the iniquitous cause (such as funding art instead of fighting world hunger) or having selfish motivation at heart (such as avoiding taxes with personal fame as side product).

Notable philanthropists

See also

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