People who were rich in American history 30

There is no doubt that Bill Gates is quite rich, but there are still four people who have surpassed the amount earned for the rest of their lives, even if they were founded in America. It is exactly "American dream", but there was something that summarized such a super rich rich best 30. You can see peacefully the horrors of America.

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The Wealthiest Americans Ever - New York Times

First place: John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), 192 billion dollars (23.4 trillion yen)

John Davison Rockefeller, The founder of Standard Oil Company, formerly the world's largest oil company.

Second place: Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877), $ 143 billion (17.4 trillion yen)

Cornelius · Vanderbilt, The railroad king.

3rd place: John Jacob Astor (1763-1848), $ 116 billion (14.1 trillion yen)

John Jacob AstorIt is said to be the first millionaires in the United States to make goods in fur trade and real estate business.

4th: Stephen Girard (1750-1831), $ 83 billion

Stephen Girard, Shipping industry, bankers. In addition to considerable profit in the war of independence, we also managed to manage those funds well.

5th place: Bill Gates (1955 - present), $ 82 billion

William Henry Gates IIIMicrosoft founder who said without saying.

Other founder of famous enterprises has been named after seeing 6th place or less. After all, those who made companies from zero and who made it big can be pretty rich if they succeed ... That is because there are many venture companies in the US ....

in Note, Posted by darkhorse