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10 Richest People of All Time and How They Made Their Fortunes

John D Rockefeller

Just stumbled on this great posting about the 10 richest people of all time. Looking at what some of these guys would have been worth today, Bill Gates at Microsoft isn’t even in their league yet! The guy above, John D Rockefeller would have been worth around US$ 318.3 billion in today’s dollar terms – thats alot of mullah! Andrew Carnegie would have been worth around US$ 298.3 billion in today’s terms! Enjoy the full story here.

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5 Comments

  1. Patrick Patel
    July 14, 2008 at 12:30 am — Reply

    Asaf Jah story. India did not invade and annexxe Hyderabad; it is a city and state in India! The Nizam wanted to be its own country; pretty much like how Quebec at times wants to leave Canada.

  2. July 14, 2008 at 2:20 am — Reply

    interesting read…will cathc up on the link…

    i wonder how the really rich feel? i mean, u get everything u want..i like to work and dream for things i long for… that keeps me going everyday..

  3. October 24, 2009 at 8:07 am — Reply

    i wonder how it feels to be rich, but wealth is not everything. furthermore, they say, the more you get, the more you want

  4. January 24, 2010 at 5:55 am — Reply

    Interesting. But I’m sure the majority of the peoples of the world do not need, and neither do they crave, for this kind of riches. Here in Africa, perhaps our politicians do. And they do their best to steal it.

  5. March 11, 2010 at 2:19 am — Reply

    What’s the point of so much money. Those guys you listed above are all dead; their money can’t help them now. Better to try to do some good in the world than become really rich.
    .-= tempo dulu´s last blog ..Indonesia’s richest people 2010 (Forbes) =-.

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