Think that the wealthiest people ever are alive today? You would be wrong… very wrong. Some of these fortunes dwarf Bill Gates’ many times over. The stories of the wealthiest people in history are unique as they are spectacular, and were made by innovating, monopolizing, political power struggles, and sometimes even conquering foreign lands.
Take the quiz to see how much you know about some of the richest emperors, robber barons, and tycoons of all time.