Who Was The Richest Man of All Time?
J. D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie
or Mansa Musa?
We read the rankings of the richest people in the world on various sites around the world. Today, the ranking of the richest people in the world is changing from the previous decades, which were dominated by Bill Gates more often. Today, Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, is considered the richest man in the world, with assets of $ 182.5 billion, according to Forbes magazine. Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, is behind him and has even been a director, with estimated assets of $ 163.8 billion.
Conspiracy theories that point to the assets of those who let them be disclosed are worth mentioning Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly arguing Putin's assets at 200MLD which would make him the richest man. These controversies over who is the richest will continue for a long time after we are not here.
But every age had its richest man. But who can we call the richest man of all time? It is estimated that oil magnate J. D. Rockefeller at the time held assets of 1.4 billion. dollars, which is currently equivalent to about $ 400 billion. Behind Rockefeller is American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, whose assets would be valued at $ 300-372 billion for "today's dollars".
Not to forget the Rothschild family, which is said to have $ 350 billion in assets. Many people also think that the Rothschilds in the banking and real estate sector control assets worth up to $ 1 trillion. In addition, we have people whose wealth has not been recalculated and registered in any way, such as Marcus Licinius Crassus (also called the richest in history) or Genghis Khan, who owned most of Asia. Rich African monarch Mansa Musa . But there are rankings that are clearly led by Mansa Musa, an African king who became rich in salt and gold production. Musa built a number of gilded mosques, several of which still stand today. However, it is possible that Musa also has one of the richest conquerors. The Roman emperor August Caesar owned up to a fifth of the empire's wealth, which accounted for 30% of the world's gross domestic produ
Would he be a billionaire today? The Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan also remains questionable. If his wealth, hidden in an empire that stretched as far as Southern Europe, were quantified, he might have been described as the richest man who ever lived.