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Posted on Oct 18, 2012 at 05:22 PM

Once in a while, some lists pop up of the richest this and that. I just noticed a list of the richest persons in history...amazing how that could be sorted out...the publishers say; "We started off with roughly 50 people then finalized the top 25 after adjusting for inflation to convert the fortunes into 2012 dollars. For example, the annual rate of inflation change between 1913 and 2012 is 2199.6% so $100 million in 1913 would be equal to $2.299.63 billion in 2012 dollars"...


Well, some interesting facts in this are that no women are included (logical reasons), majority are Americans and some more things that appeared in my own mind while reading this, such as; who amongst these people is truly selfmade, who really deserves such "title" and that there is most probably a huge difference to how the first guy on that list, Musa and someone further down, Mr Gates, got their fortunes.


When estimating such lists, they should maybe include the amount of blood drops used to water some of these peoples money trees (and this would didact the "richness factor"), and if "richness" would be estimated by such "bloody" facts, som kind of "pain a penny"-measure...then, at least I think, that such list would be totally different.


The 25 "Richest" People of All Time

#1 Mansa Musa I – Net Worth $400 Billion

#2 The Rothschild Family – $350 Billion

#3 John D. Rockefeller – Net Worth $340 Billion

#4 Andrew Carnegie – Net Worth $310 Billion

#5 Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov – Net Worth $300 Billion

#6 Mir Osman Ali Khan – Net Worth $230 billion

#7 William The Conqueror – Net Worth $229.5 Billion

#8 Muammar Gaddafi – Net Worth $200 Billion

#9 Henry Ford – Net Worth $199 Billion

#10 Cornelius Vanderbilt – Net Worth $185 Billion

#11 Alan Rufus – $178.65 billion

#12 Bill Gates – Net Worth $136 Billion

#13 William de Warenne – Net Worth $147.13 Billion

#14 John Jacob Astor – Net Worth $121 Billion

#15 Richard Fitzalan 10th Earl of Arundel – Net Worth $118.6 Billion

#16 John of Gaunt – Net Worth $110 Billion

#17 Stephen Girard – Net Worth $105 Billion

#18 A.T. Stewart – Net Wort $90 Billion

#19 Henry Duke of Lancaster – Net Worth $85.1 Billion

#20 Friedrich Weyerhauser – Net Worth $80 Billion

#21 Jay Gould – Net Worth $71 Billion

#22 Carlos Slim Helu – Net Worth $68 Billion

#22 Stephen Van Rensselaer – Net Worth $68 Billion

#23 Marshall Field – Net Worth $66 Billion

#24 Sam Walton – Net Worth $65 Billion

#25 Warren Buffett – Net Worth $64 Billion

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Posted on Oct 22, 2012 at 06:34 AM

Quoting easymantolove:

What? Voyager's not on that list?


I feel betrayed!

Bwahahahahaha!!!!!! (Just borrowing Hoping's brand of laughter!). You are sooooo funny!


OK - Now down to the serious stuff - Voyager is No 26 on the list - he just narrowly missed the first 25. And as you know Voyager, is not his real name so be on the look out for the second edition - Nos 26 - 50 richest people in the world. Voyager is surely on there. I mean, I have actually seen the list and have seen his real name on it!


So no need to feel so betrayed, my dear friend, LOL.



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