George Peabody philanthropist Google Doodle

Date: March 16, 2018 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Google Doodle

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George Peabody philanthropist Google Doodle

Today the Search Engine Google is Celebrating George Peabody philanthropist fun facts With Google Doodle in United States and Some other Countries. Today’s Google is celebrate George Peabody Behind the Doodle, a father of modern philanthropy and the namesake of the prestigious Peabody Award.

George Peabody philanthropist

George Peabody philanthropist Google Doodle

George Peabody is an entrepreneur and philanthropist from the United States of America and a founder of Peabody Institute. Born in South Denver, Massachusetts as a family with Puritan’s ancestors, the house was extremely poor. Beginning with the start of a dry goods business, I went up to the bankers later.

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Who was George Peabody?

George Peabody Peabody, born in a poor family in Massachusetts State, was a dry product and later engaged in banking business. In 1837 he moved to London, the capital of world finance, became the most famous American banker here and helped to establish international credibility of young countries.




Google wrote in blog During his life, George Peabody immersed himself in social and political activism with special focus on the promotion of education in the South In fact. it was on this day in 1867 that he was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal after donating $2,000,000 roughly $36,000,000 today) for the advancement of education, an act of generosity made all the more impressive by the fact that he left school at the age of 11.

Fun fact Today’s Doodle art is the result of a Doodle team volunteer mural project at George Peabody Elementary School in San Francisco California The mural currently resides in the student cafeteria. Check out a timelapse of the process below.




Early concepts of the mural/Doodle below

George Peabody philanthropist




George Peabody philanthropist Biography

  • Born: Born February 18, 1795 South Parish, Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Died: November 4, 1869, London, United Kingdom
  • Buried: Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA
  • Net worth: USD $16 million at the time of his death (approximately 1/556th of US GNP)
  • Organizations founded: Peabody Institute, Peabody College, Peabody Trust, Morgan, Grenfell & Co.
  • Occupation :Financier, banker, entrepreneur
  • Net worth :USD $16 million at the time of his death (approximately 1/556th of US GNP)
  • Parent(s) :Thomas Peabody and Judith Dodge

Source : Google Doodle

Read more about George Peabody at wikipedia

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