The 25 Richest People Who Ever Lived – Inflation Adjusted

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#3 John D. Rockefeller - Net Worth $340 Billion

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John D. Rockefeller is the richest American who ever lived. At the time of his death in 1937, Rockefeller was worth the equivalent of $340 billion in today's dollars. His company Standard Oil dominated American Oil production and was eventually broken up by The US Government for being a monopoly. Standard Oil was broken into smaller companies that you probably recognize today: Amoco, Chevron Conoco, and ExxonMobil. Rockefeller was the first American to ever have a net worth over $1 billion.
#3 John D. Rockefeller - Net Worth $340 Billion
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John Davison Rockefeller
John Rockefeller
Date of Birth
1839-07-08
Nationality
United States of America
Country
United States of America
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