Sir James Wolfensohn born on 1 December 1933 in Sydney. He is a citizen of United States of America and Australia. James Wolfensohn was educated at University of Sydney and Harvard Business School. He died on 25 November 2020 in Manhattan at age 86 years, 11 months.
James Wolfensohn plays cello. He was a President of the World Bank.
James Wolfensohn has worked as an economist, banker, fencer, politician and lawyer. He has worked in an economics. He has been a member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has has won Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Honorary doctor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, honorary doctor of Ben-Gurion University, Theodor Heuss award, Leo-Baeck-Medal, Order of Friendship, Order of the Golden Fleece and Honorary Officer of the Order of Australia.
James Wolfensohn has held the position of President of the World Bank Group.
He is also known as James David Wolfensohn and James D. Wolfensohn.