Who was the wealthiest man to have ever lived?

Meet King Mansa Musa

Published in: World, Wealth
Date: 22 / 03 / 17

Mansa Musa, the 14th century African king of the Mali Empire, is said to have amassed a fortune that possibly made him one of the wealthiest people who ever lived. Jessica Smith tells the story of how Mansa Musa literally put his empire – and himself – on the map.

Faisal Amjad

About

Faisal Amjad

I am a history buff and love all things business!

View profile
Stay in the , subscribe to our newsletter.