10 world’s richest people of all time – Bill Gates is not even on the list & #7 is an African (With Pics)

6. William the Conqueror (Wealth: $209B)

by Unknown artist,painting,circa 1620

William the Conqueror Born in Normandy, France, William the Conqueror led the invasion of England and was instated as the first Norman king of England after King Harold and his brother were killed in the Battle of Hastings. He reigned in England for 21 years (1066-1087) where he was known to acquire vast properties, which were also distributed to his fellow Normans. During his time, William the Conqueror was able to amass nothing less than $209B in wealth.

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