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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 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    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
    • Professor style narration

    • By Scott Ferguson on 10-02-16

    Regular price: $27.99