10 world’s richest people of all time – Bill Gates is not even on the list & #7 and #1 are Africans (With Pics)
7. Muammar Gaddafi (Wealth: $200B)
The infamous former Prime Minister of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi is believed to have acquired a fortune amounting to $200B. Gaddafi ruled the African country for 42 years, taking control over the country’s vast oil fields.
Gaddafi refers to himself as a “simple revolutionary” and a “pious Muslim”; however, it is believed that his great wealth were hid in secret bank accounts all over the world and invested in real estates and stakes.
He is known to have had an army of female (virgin) bodyguards, wearing flamboyant clothes, and his other penchants like carrying a large Bedouin tent with him wherever he went to meet with world leaders. Gaddafi’s death in October 20, 2011 became global news when videos on how he was beaten and shot by rebels were released for the public to see.