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    • The Richest Man Who Ever Lived

    • The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger
    • By: Greg Steinmetz
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
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      4 out of 5 stars 114
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Jacob Fugger lived in Germany at the turn of the 16th century, the grandson of a peasant. By the time he died, his fortune amounted to nearly 2 percent of European GDP. Not even John D. Rockefeller had that kind of wealth. Most people become rich by spotting opportunities, pioneering new technologies, or besting opponents in negotiations. Fugger did all that, but he had an extra quality that allowed him to rise even higher: nerve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History you never knew...

    • By Carolyn Mische on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $27.99