By Eric Jackson, Senior Contributor11/17/10 - 06:00 AM EST
George Soros is arguably the most famous first generation hedge fund manager in the world.
A quick search of the 80-year-old's name yields 2.5 million hits on Google. Julian Robertson, 78, yields 740,000 hits. Carl Icahn, 74, generates 400,000 hits. (If you want to characterize Warren Buffett as also a first- generation hedge fund manager, the 80-year-old wins the popularity contest with 3.6 million Google hits.)Sphere: Related Content