Jeff Bezos, Global Tycoon, Founder of the Amazon Empire, Richest Man in the World. Centuries from now, will this be the reference in annals of history? Maybe, maybe not. Because if you compare his present valuation of $125.8 billion with those from centuries before, it pales in comparison!
For example, the wealth of Alan Rufus (1040-1093), inheritor of William the Conqueror’s wealth, was 11,000 pounds – a few months house-rent today?! But, at present value, it’s close to $200 billion! Check the fascinating stories of ancient wealth recalculated in today’s dollars!
The Wealthiest Historical Figures and How Much They Would be Worth in Today’s Dollars:
Infographic by – TitleMax