This amazing new infographic has come out over at the Money Project. It involves the richest people in history. And my favourite part is how some people’s wealth is measured as a percentage of global GDP.

I mean, talk about “you know you’re rich when…”

Courtesy of: The Money Project

You should click into it to see more detail.

Those guys over at the Money Project do really amazing work.

Happy weekend.

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