12 Richest Men In History

Posted: April 19, 2015 by TheBrontide in Amazing Personalities
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1. MANSA MUSA
He was the tenth emperor of the Malian empire and is considered by many to be the richest human being in all of history due to conquests and trades.
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2. ROTHSCHILD FAMILY
Their family has been involved in the banking business since the 1760s.

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3. JOHN ROCKEFELLER
He was a businessman who made his fortune from oil business.
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4. ANDREW CARNEGIE
He was an American industrialist who led the expansion of the American steel industry. He gave 90% if his wealth to charity before his death.
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5. NICHOLAS II OF RUSSIA
He was the last emperor of Russia. He was wealthy ad he governed almost every affair and sector in Russia. The revolution ousted him.
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6. OSMAN ALI KHAN, ASAF JAH VII
He was the last ruler of Hyderabad and was considered to be the richest man in the world at some point in time.

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7. WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR ($229.5BILLION)
He was the first king of England.

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8. MUAMMAR GADDAFI ($200BILLION)
He ruled Libya for 42 years.

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9. HENRY FORD ($199BILLION)
He was the founder of the Ford motor company and developed the first car targeted to the American middle class.

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10. CORNELIUS VANDERBILT ($185BILLION)
Vanderbilt was an American businessman and philanthropist who built his wealth from railroads and shipping.
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11. ALAN RUFUS ($178.65BILLION)
Alan was a companion of William the Conqueror during the Norman Conquest of England. He owned a lot of land in England.
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12. BILL GATES ($136BILLION)
Bill established his wealth from founding the Microsoft software company.

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Written by: Michael Nnamdi Pope Peters (Facebook name)

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  1. 'Vido says:

    Solomon nko?

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  2. Yemi says:

    If Bill Gates could have made the list, how about Carlos Slime Helu??

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  3. dyp says:

    13. Dyphor Nani {you forgot to add}. Very enlightening piece. Good job.

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  4. dyp says:

    13.Dyphor Nani {you forgot to add}. Very enlightening piece. Good job.

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  5. dhebbiejhay says:

    Hehehe!!

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  6. Kev willion OCF says:

    I reserve ma comment!!

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