The Richest Man In History?
Who Is Mansa Musa
Have you ever wandered to yourself who was the richest person that ever lived. Well, we can tell you it was an African king by the name of Mansa Musa. Celebritynetworth.com put together put together a list of the richest people in history. They accounted for inflation and used 2199.6 cent rate of inflation where $100 million in 1913 equals $2.299.63 billion in 2012. The list is all men and only 3 are alive today. They included names like Warren Buffet, Rockerfeller, Bill Gates, and the Rothchild Family, but none surpassed Mansa Musa whose assets comes to a staggering $400 billion dollars in today's standards.
Celebrity Net Worth Description:
Mansa Musa I of Mali is the richest human being in history with a personal net worth of $400 billion! Mansa Musa lived from 1280 – 1337 and ruled the Malian Empire which covered modern day Ghana, Timbuktu and Mali in West Africa. Mansa Musa's shocking wealth came from his country's vast production of more than half the world's supply of salt and gold. Musa used his wealth to build immense mosques that still stand today, nearly 700 years later. His kingdom and wealth didn't last much longer after his death. His heirs were not able to fend off civil war and invading conquerors. Just two generations later, his world record net worth was gone.