The world has a lot of wealthy people who are excelling in their businesses and inspiring others to be like them. These people are not the focus of this article, but the 10 richest men of all time.
We brings to you a list of 10 richest men of all time, courtesy of money.com.
10. Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan of the Mongolian Empire lived between 1162 and 1227. He was a military leader. He was said to be generous with his wealth. According to scholars, Khan never hoarded his wealth.
Genghis Khan A. Dagli—De Agostini/Getty Images Source: Getty Images
9. Jeff Bezos
As at the time this list was compiled in 2014, billionaire businessman Bill Gates was number 9, but Jeff Bezos should take that slot since his net worth is now more than Gates’.
Bezos is the founder of Amazon. The American industrialist was born on January 12, 1964. He has a net worth of $147.4 billion.
Jeff Bezos. Photo credit: Bigography.com Source: UGC
8. Alan Rufus (a.k.a. Alan the Red)
Alan Rufus was the nephew of William the Conqueror. He was said to have joined his uncle in the Norman conquest.
According to Philip Beresford and Bill Rubinstein, Rufus died with £11,000. That would amount to $194 billion in 2014 dollars.
Alan Rufus. Photo credit: Bodleian Library Oxford—The Art Archive Source: UGC