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Currently, Hubert Burda is 80 years, 3 months and 24 days old. Hubert Burda will celebrate 81rd birthday on a Tuesday 9th of February 2021. Below we countdown to Hubert Burda upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Hubert Burda|
|Age||80 years old|
|Born||February 09, 1940 (Munich, Germany, Germany)|
|Town/City||Munich, Germany, Germany|
Hubert Burda’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
Hubert Burda was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Burda has received numerous awards and distinctions for his achievements in publishing and business, including the European Print Media Prize and the Gold Medal Freedom of Speech of the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA). In 2002, the title of honorary professor was bestowed on him by the Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg and he received the Grand Cross of Merit. In 2006, the Central Council of Jews in Germany awarded Burda its Leo Baeck prize.
He is President of the Verband Deutscher Zeitschriftenverleger(the Association of German magazine publishers) and cofounder of the European Publishers Council (EPC) as well as a council member of the World Economic Forum (WEF). His commitment to cultural endeavours includes the Hermann Lenz Award for German lyrics, formerly the Petrarca Prize, which was first awarded in 1975.
Burda married Maria Furtwängler in 1991. They have two children, Jakob (born 1990) and Elisabeth (born 1992).
Through his active involvement in Partners in Tolerance, Burda supports Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation. In October 1999, he received the Interfaith Gold Medallion from the International Council of Christians and Jews for his services to German–Jewish reconciliation. In 2005, together with German publishing houses, he initiated the project Paten für Toleranz to support the Jewish Centre Jakobsplatz in Munich.
In 2001, in memory of his late son Felix from his first marriage, Burda established the Felix Burda Foundation dedicated to the early detection and prevention of colon cancer.
Burda has received numerous awards and distinctions for his achievements in publishing and Business, including the European Print Media Prize and the Gold Medal Freedom of Speech of the European Association of Communications Agencies (EACA). In 2002, the title of honorary professor was bestowed on him by the Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg and he received the Grand Cross of Merit. In 2006, the Central Council of Jews in Germany awarded Burda its Leo Baeck prize.
As of November 2015, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$2.6 billion.