Do you know the Richest man of all time?. Some people when asked who the richest man ever was,It either you hear Bill gate or jeff bezos.Well in this article,we is all about the Richest man of all time.
Mansa musa: Musa I, or Mansa Musa born 1280, was the tenth Mansa of the Mali Empire, an Islamic West African state. He has been described as the wealthiest individual of the Middle Ages.Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres.
Musa conquered 24 cities,along with their surrounding districts.During Musa's reign, Mali may have been the largest producer of gold in the world, and Musa has been considered one of the richest people in history.
Mansa Musa was knowledgeable in Arabic and was described as a Muslim traditionalist. He became the first Muslim ruler in West Africa to make the nearly four thousand mile journey to Mecca. Preparing for the expedition took years and involved the work of artisans in numerous towns and cities across Mali.
At the time of Musa's ascension to the throne, Mali in large part consisted of the territory of the former Ghana Empire, which Mali had conquered. The Mali Empire consisted of land that is now part of Mauritania and the modern state of Mali. During his reign, Musa held many titles, such as "Emir of Melle", "Lord of the Mines of Wangara", and "Conqueror of Ghanata".
Mansa Musa I ruled West Africa's Malian Empire in the early 1300s, making his fortune by exploiting his country's salt and gold production. ... After Mansa Musa I death in 1337, however, his heirs were unable to hang on to the fortune, and it was substantially depleted by civil wars and invading armies.
Sources have it that there is no accurate ways to quatify his wealth. Although His wealth is estimated to US$418 billion.He is the wealthiest man in modern history.
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