In the history of the world, giants with enormous fortunes have been seen, enough that the richest billionaires in the world today can also admire them.
The richest person in the world today is still Jeff Bezos. Despite the noisy divorce that cost tens of billions of dollars, the Amazon boss still holds a fortune of up to $ 113 billion, far ahead of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.
However, in history, they are so rich that the wealth of the richest man in the world today is also very low compared.
1. Mansa Musa – 400 billion USD
In the MCU, T’Challa (Black Panther) is the richest, in real life the richest person in human history is currently King Mansa Musa – or Musa I of Mali (South Africa). ‘Where is).
During the reign of the end of the 13th – beginning of the 14th century, the total wealth of King Musa I is estimated today at 400 billion dollars. He is also a popular monarch, having invested heavily in education and religious churches in Africa.
A slight comparison, Jeff Bezos currently has around $ 131 billion, and Bill Gates – the second richest person also “only” $ 96.5 billion.
2. John Rockefeller, 340 billion USD
The name John Rockefeller has a lot of meaning in American history. He is a philanthropist, with many contributions to the community, such as the creation of two great American universities, the University of Chicago and Rockefeller University.
But of course, he couldn’t naturally help society, but everything had to have a basis. For Rockefeller, the base here is in Standard Oil, which brought him a fortune of $ 340 billion in current value, and became the richest man in American history.
3. Andrew Carnegie – $ 310 billion
Andrew Carnegie is an incredibly wealthy and powerful businessman who rose to fame in the mid-19th century.
Born in Scotland to a family of tragic poverty, Carnegie moved to the United States in the late 1840s. Here, he invested in numerous companies, then founded his own company, Steel Corporation. During the period of metallurgy and mining to take the throne, the company sucked money out of its pocket, worth an estimated $ 310 billion.
According to records, most of this money is used to donate to charity, so Carnegie is also known as one of the biggest donors in the world.
4. Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia – 300 billion USD
The wealth of Alexandrovich – Tsesarevich of Russia (noble title) in the 19th century is estimated at $ 300 billion. This figure came mainly from the land area, with some industrial and commercial companies it owned at the time.
Sir Alexandrovich was later canonized by the Orthodox Church, named Nicholas II, and became the “richest saint” in the country.
5. Mir Osman Ali Khan – $ 230 billion
Strange as it may sound, Mir Osman Ali Khan is undoubtedly one of the richest men in human history.
When he ruled the Indian state of Hyderabad, his fortune fell to around $ 230 billion. In 1911 his father passed away, he became Nizam to rule Hyderabad for the next 37 years, and helped the region flourish in education, electricity and railways.
6. Henry Ford – $ 200 billion
Henry Ford is also one of the most famous businessmen in American history. His personal wealth is also around $ 200 billion from his current value.
Not only was he the founder of a revolution in the automotive industry, but also a pioneer in many fields. He was also the first to raise workers’ wages above period averages and it was he who introduced the concept of “assembly line” and put it into operation. As a result, Ford can create cars that are not too expensive, more affordable for the public.
7. Cornelius Vanderbilt – $ 185 billion
Cornelius Vanderbilt was one of the most famous businessmen in American history, and what made his fortune was the railroad and national transportation in the 19th century.
During the peak period, Cornelius Vanderbilt’s assets are estimated at $ 185 billion (at current rates). Most of this money was made during the reign of his railroad empire, after the American Civil War.