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The African King Who May Have Been Richer Than King Solomon

If someone asked you who the richest people in history were, who would you name, perhaps a billionaire Banker or corporate Mogul like Bill Gates, John D Rockefeller or Biblical beings like King Solomon. How about an African King, Musa Keita the first? Ruling the Mali Empire in the 14th century CE, Mansa Musa or the King of Kings amassed a fortune that possibly made him one of the wealthiest people who ever lived, but his vast wealth was only one piece of his rich legacy. When Mansa Musa came to power in 131

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The African King Who May Have Been Richer Than King Solomon

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True story of the richest man in human history mansa Musa.

When people think of the richest people in history , more often than not they think of industrialists from the modern era, such as the Rothschilds, the Rockefellers, or the Carnegies. Perhaps some would also name current billionaires such as Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, or the many wealthy Arab sheiks. However, the richest person in all of history is a Malian ruler named Musa Keita I, tenth Mansa of the Empire of Mali (Mansa is a title like ‘sultan’ or ‘emperor’). He was so rich and extravagant in his s

  2 years ago ago
True story of the richest man in human history mansa Musa.

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Photos: Meet Mansa Musa, The Only African Whose Wealth Was Compared To That of Biblical Solomon

He was the most extravagant man that at any point lived, after Solomon. He was African and exceptionally liberal.  The discussion about who the most extravagant man never go a long way from Jeff Bezos, Bill Gate and Warren Buffet. In any case, these men's riches can't measure up to Mansa Musa whose indulgence was so much that it destroyed a nation.  In 1312, Mansa Abu-Bakr abandoned the Malian Empire so as to go on an endeavor to investigate the constraints of the Atlantic Ocean. He allegedly set out on t

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Photos: Meet Mansa Musa, The Only African Whose Wealth Was Compared To That of Biblical Solomon