When it comes to the richest people in history, the likes of Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos are on the list but far from the top. From 19th-century American industrialists to the African king who once owned half the world’s gold, here are the most moneyed people of all time, as guesstimated by leading economists and historians and adjusted for inflation.
Subscribe below to be notified when we post new content. You’ll receive an email asking to verify your request. Once that is done, you’re all set. Welcome to Moteventure!
NEWS STORIES & LINKS THAT ARE HELPFUL, INSIGHTFUL, INFORMATIVE, AND (HOPEFULLY) ENJOYABLE TOO.
IMAGE CREDIT: CASABLANCA/POLYGRAM RECORDS
IMAGE CREDIT: MATT MARTIN
IMAGE CREDIT: HARPER SMITH
IMAGE CREDIT: AL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
FYI: Bill Gates isn’t even in the top 20!
WHAT I’M READING – Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1) by David Baldacci (goodreads.com)
IMAGE CREDIT: GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING
The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering athlete, he was the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro. But his career ended before it had a chance to begin. On his very first play, a violent helmet-to-helmet collision knocked him off the field for good, and left him with an improbable side effect–he can never forget anything.
CHECK OUT PAST BLOG ENTRIES BELOW FOR MORE GREAT ARTICLES AND INFORMATION: