Richest Man in the World Ever:
Most of us think Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg are the top most affluent people in the World. But the reality is far away. According to the recent research of The Blue Oceans Group, it is found that none of them is the richest all the time.
Here is the list of 12 Richest Man in the World ever:
Mansa Musa ($400 billion)- Richest Man in the World Ever:
Mansa Musa Keita-1 is all time the wealthiest person in history. He was crowned as the emperor of Mali Empire and took the throne in 1312. After wearing the crown, he was titled with the name “MANSA” which means KING. When Musa became the emperor, he expanded the boundaries of his kingdom in 2000 Miles tremendously. With his extravagant journey, Mansa Musa appeared and recognized on the global map.
Mansa Musa is considered the wealthiest person in history with a net worth of more than $400 Billion. The amount is more than four times of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, or any of the world’s current richest person.
2. John D. Rockefeller ($340 billion)- 2nd Richest Man in the World Ever:
John D. Rockefeller is the all-time richest person in the USA and 2nd all-time richest person in history. Mr. John was born in 1839 in New York and died in 1937 at the age of 97. He was deeply ingrained in the History of America.
Mr. John was the co-founder of standard oil and the University of Chicago and Rockefeller University’s founding principle.
Rockefeller is the wealthiest person in modern history. He is a business magnate and significant philanthropist. His net worth was more than $ 340 Billion, which is alone more than the total GDP of 150 countries.
John D. Rockefeller was the godfather and investor in the Petroleum industry from 1863-1880. His Standard Oil company controlled 90% of the total oil production of America.
New York Times revealed that the Rockefeller valued at about $1.5 billion based on a 1918 federal income tax return and estimates of his overall fortune, equivalent to almost 2% of U.S. economic output that year.
John D. Rockefeller economic share and the net worth was $341 billion. He lived from 1839–1937.
3. Andrew Carnegie, $310 billion- 3rd Richest Man in the World Ever:
Andrew Carnegie was a corporate giant, powerful industrialist, and the 3rd wealthiest man in neurite history. He was the founder of U.S. Steel Corp. and made more than 310 Billion of net worth along with investments in other ventures in the mid of 1800S. He lived from 1835-1919 and became a leading philanthropist in the U.S. and the British Empire.
4. Genghis Khan-Mongol Empire- 4th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Genghis Khan was the Mongol ruler and undoubtedly one of the most successful military leaders in history. Magnificently he stretched his Mongolian Empire from China to Europe. Genghis Khan controlled the largest contiguous empire in history. However, despite his high power, scholars say Genghis never hoarded his wealth.
Jack Weatherford, the author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, says, “Mongol soldiers were banned from taking personal loot. After the victory of an area conquered by Genghis Khan and his army, every item taken was inventoried by official clerks and then later distributed amongst the military and their families”.
Weatherford says, “Genghis Khan never built any palace, temple, tomb, and not even a house for himself or family.”
He lived from 1162-1227. He had lots of a lot of lands.
5. Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov ($300 billion): 5th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov, commonly known as Tsar Nicholas II, was the last emperor of Russia before the Russian Revolution took place. Amassed $300 billion worth of wealth during his tenure. Notably, Nicholas II became a saint recognized by the Russian Orthodox Church and is known as the wealthiest saint in human history with a net worth of $300 Billion.
Romanov and his family were eventually assassinated in 1918. The Russian Imperial Romanov family (Emperor Nicholas II, his wife Empress Alexandra and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei) and all those who chose to accompany them into imprisonment—notably Eugene Botkin, Anna Demidova, Alexei Trupp and Ivan Kharitonov, according to the conclusion of the investigator Sokolov, were shot and bayoneted to death in Yekaterinburg on the night of 16–17 July 1918.
According to the official state version in the USSR, former Tsar Nicholas Romanov, along with his family and retinue members, was executed by firing squad, by order of the Ural Regional Soviet, due to the threat of the city being occupied by Whites (Czechoslovak Legion). By the assumption of several researchers, this was done according to instructions by Lenin, Yakov Sverdlov, and Felix Dzerzhinsky. Their bodies were then taken to the Koptyaki forest where they were stripped and mutilated.
6. Joseph Stalin (9.6% of Global GDP)-6th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Joseph Stalin was a dictator and the most powerful man in the World who controlled one of the World’s largest economy. The asset of Stalin from the asset of USSR can not be separated in reality. Multiple economist and financial experts nominate him as the World’s richest man in history.
Data from the OECD shows that in 1950, three years before Stalin’s death, the USSR made up roughly 9.5% of global economic output. As of 2019, that level of production would be equivalent to nearly $7.5 trillion.
George O. Liber, a professor of history at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says, “Stalin had absolute power, and with this, he could have anything he wanted. He controlled 1/6th of the land surface of the planet without any checks or balances”.
Joseph Stalin lived from 1878–1953 and died at the age of 74 years.
7. Akbar I-with 25% of Global GDP-7th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Akbar was the greatest Mughal emperor of India’s Mughal dynasty. He controlled the 1/4th of Global GDP, which is 25%. He lived from 1542–1605.
Akbar succeeded his father, Humayun, under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped the young emperor expand and consolidate Mughal domains in India.
Akbar uprooted the custom of enslaving prisoners of war and selling their wives and children in open bazaars. He brought many social and religious reforms and tried to come out from Islam and the Mughals’ brutal image.
8. Jakob Fugger ($221 billion)- 8th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Jakob Fugger was a German merchant, mining entrepreneur and banker. With his merchant and banking activities, he made $221 Billion. Fugger lived from 1459-1525. He made his fortune with the textile trade in Italy, mining silver and gold in Hungary and Bohemia. Jakob Fugger also is known as Fugger-The Rich.
9. William the Conqueror- $209 billion to $229 billion:
William the Conqueror was the first Norman king of England. Before he became the king of England, William I was one of France’s mightiest nobles as the duke of Normandy. But William is best remembered for leading the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, which changed English history and earned him the sobriquet William the Conqueror. He was also known as William, the Bastard, and is thought to have been a descendant of Viking invaders from years before, which explains where he got his knack for invasion.
The estimated net wealth of William was in between $209 Billion- $230 Billion.
10. Muammar Gaddafi ($200 billion)- 10th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Muammar Gaddafi was a highly controversial, decisive, and dictator ruler of Northern African Country, Libya. He had the asset of around $200 billion during his 42-year rule over Libya.
Gaddafi was famously overthrown in 2011 during the Libyan civil war when he was dragged into the streets and killed by revolutionaries. The NTC initially claimed he died from injuries sustained in a firefight when loyalist forces attempted to free him. However, a graphic video of his last moments shows rebel fighters beating him, and one of them sodomizing him with a bayonet before he was shot several times as he pleaded for his life.
11. Henry Ford ($199 billion)- 11th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Henry Ford is one of the essential and the most prominent figures in American enterprise records. He is the founding father of Ford Motor Co. and a revolutionary to the automotive industry.
He was the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production by instituting higher wages. It is Henry Ford and his mass assembly experiment after which masses started using vehicles. The whole World started saying,” what’s wrong with the horse and why he wants to produce a donkey.” But he proved the thought and experiment were right which transforms the World’s automotive industry.
12. Cornelius Vanderbilt- $185 billion- the 12th Richest Man in the World Ever:
Cornelius Vanderbilt is a well-known name in American history. His business and fortune were in the structure of railways and transportation lines during the 1800s.
He was additionally the principal founder of Vanderbilt University. His family name despite everything conveys a lot of clouts today.
The anchor of CNN, Anderson Cooper, is even a part of the Vanderbilt family. During his prime, Cornelius Vanderbilt’s riches arrived at a surmised $185 billion. Its vast majority collected sometime down the road as he extended his railroad domain following the Civil War.
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