Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Mansa Musa travelled to Mecca with a caravan of 60,000 men and 12,000 slaves Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, according to the 2019 Forbes billionaires' list released this week. With an estimated fortune of $131bn (£99bn) he is the wealthiest man in modern history. But he is by no means the richest man of all...

From humble beginnings to master of the universe: How did Jeff Bezos made his billions?

When Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen was three years old, he reportedly dismantled his cot with a screwdriver because he desperately wanted to sleep in a proper bed. While no doubt annoying for his probably startled parents, it may well have been one of the first indications that precocious young Jeff was not your average kid growing up in Albuquerque, New...