Genghis Khan, (1162 - 1227), Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan is one of the most successful military commanders in history. Mongol Empire occupied the territory from China to Europe. Despite the size of its power, Genghis Khan never possessed great wealth. Quite the contrary - his generosity was key to the spread of influence.
Bill Gates, (1955-till now), USA
Bill Gates is the richest of living people, so it is easy to assess his fairly. In 2015, according to Forbes, he owned $78.9 billion. It is $8 billion more than Zara founder Amancio Ortega has, who listed 2nd in the magazine.
Alan the Red, (1040-1093), England
$194 billionThe nephew of the Duke of Normandy William the Conqueror Alan the Red joined him during his conquest of England. The authors of the book "The richest of the rich," Philip Beresford and Bill Rubenstein argued that when he died, he owned £11 thousand. At the time the figure was equal to 7% of GDP England. If you recalculate the amount at the rate of 2015, it will be $194 billion.
Rockefeller, (1839-1937), USA
Rockefeller began to invest in the oil industry in 1863, and in 1880 his company Standard Oil controlled 90% of oil production in the US market.
According to the data, which were presented in an obituary in New York Times, in 1918 the state of the Rockefeller was estimated at $1.5 billion. Overall condition was equivalent to almost 2% of the volume produced in the USA. With Exchange of 2015, this amount has become $341 billion.
Andrew Carnegie, (1835-1919), USA
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish immigrant who in 1901 sold the company US Steel Corporation JP Morgan for $480 million. At that date the figure was about 2.1% of US GDP, and now - $372 billion.