Jeff Bezos: where the $106bn man belongs on the all-time rich list – theguardian

Officially, he is the richest man on the planet – the latest in a list of plutocrats stretching all the way back to Croesus, the king of Lydia in the 6th century BC who was so rich he had an expression name after him.

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