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10 world’s richest people of all time – Bill Gates is not even on the list & #7 and #1 are Africans (With Pics)


9. Alan Rufus (Wealth: 194B)

Alan Rufus, also known as Alan the Red, served his uncle William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of England. During his service, Rufus was able to acquire a vast amount of land titles in England. Rufus also commissioned the construction of the Richmond Castle and was known to be a generous donor of several religious structures. He died in 1090 at age 53 with a wealth that amounted to 7% of England’s GDP during his time; which at present, amounts to $194B.

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