If you are struggling to pay your bills, then you may dream of being the richest person to ever live. Historians have attempted to figure out who that person is by adjusting all figures to today’s values. There are no women on the list because they did not even come close to the top. This list does not include wealth spread across members of the same family. Here are the 11 richest people to ever live.
His village in Sudbury, Massachusetts, contained the Mary Had A Little Lamb Schoolhouse made famous by the nursery rhyme. He credited his personal success to his mentor, Thomas Edison. He also believed in hiring the best workers and encouraging them to stay.