Great Lives From History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587656698
  • ISBN-13: 9781587656699
  • DDC: 305.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

Provides essays of wealthy people who earned their fortunes in a wide range of endeavors from ancient times into the twenty-first century. Covers the amount of their wealth, their historical significance, their representation from a wide range of countries and historical periods, and the sources of their wealth.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Contributors.
Key to Pronunciation.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Aaron of Lincoln.
2: ʿabbās the Great.
3: Adelson, Sheldon.
4: Aesopus, Claudius.
5: Aga Khan I.
6: Agamemnon.
7: Agnelli, Giovanni.
8: Al Amoudi, Mohammed Hussein Ali.
9: Al-Waleed bin Talal.
10: Alba, Eighteenth Duchess of.
11: Aldama, Miguel de.
12: Alekperov, Vagit.
13: Alexander VI.
14: Allen, Paul.
15: Álvares Pereira, Nuno.
16: Ambani, Mukesh.
17: Amenhotep III.
18: Annenberg, Walter.
19: Anthony, Barbara Cox.
20: Arden, Elizabeth.
21: Arkwright, Sir Richard.
22: Armani, Giorgio.
23: Armour, Philip Danforth.
24: Aspinwall, William Henry.
25: Astor, Brooke.
26: Astor, Caroline Schermerhorn.
27: Astor, John Jacob.
28: Astor, Vincent.
29: Astor, William Backhouse Jr..
30: Atahualpa.
31: Atalla, Jorge Wolney.
32: Aurangzeb.
33: Bacardi, Emilio.
34: Baillères, Raúl.
35: Baker, George F..
36: Ballmer, Steven.
37: Banks, Sir John.
38: Barclay, David and Frederick.
39: Bardi, Ridolfo de'.
40: Baring, Francis.
41: Barmakī, Yahyā ibn Khālid al-.
42: Barnato, Barney.
43: Barnum, P. T..
44: Basil II.
45: Bass, Robert.
46: Bat'a, Jan Antonín.
47: Beaverbrook, Lord.
48: Bedford, Ninth Duke of.
49: Beit, Alfred.
50: Bellamy, Samuel.
51: Belmont, August.
52: Bennett, James Gordon Jr..
53: Berlusconi, Silvio.
54: Bernard, Samuel.
55: Bess of Hardwick.
56: Bezos, Jeff.
57: Bicker, Andries.
58: Bin Laden, Mohammed.
59: Birla, Ghanshyam Das.
60: Blair, John Insley.
61: Bloomberg, Michael.
62: Bolkiah, Sultan Hassanal.
63: Bonsignori, Orlando.
64: Borghese, Scipione.
65: Bouvier, John.
66: Brady, Anthony N..
67: Brady, Jim.
68: Branson, Richard.
69: Brassey, Thomas.
70: Bren, Donald.
71: Brin, Sergey.
72: Bronfman, Edgar Sr..
73: Bronfman, Samuel.
74: Brown, Moses.
75: Buffett, Warren.
76: Burdett-Coutts, Angela.
77: Busch, Adolphus.
78: Calvo, Manuel.
79: Camargo, Sebastião.
80: Carnegie, Andrew.
81: Carter, Robert.
82: Cattaui, Yacoub.
83: Cavendish, Deborah.
84: Cavendish, Georgiana.
85: Cavendish, Henry.
86: Chambers, Anne Cox.
87: Chand, Fateh.
88: Chearavanont, Dhanin.
89: Cherkassky, Ivan Borisovich.
90: Chigi, Agostino.
91: Chrysler, Walter P..
92: Chung Ju Yung.
93: Clark, Edward C..
94: Clark, William Andrews.
95: Cleopatra VII.
96: Clive, Robert.
97: Coeur, Jacques.
98: Colet, John.
99: Colt, Samuel.
100: Cooke, Jay.
101: Cooper, Peter.
102: Cork, First Earl of.
103: Cornaro, Federico.
104: Cornfeld, Bernard.
105: Craggs, James.
106: Crassus, Marcus Licinius.
107: Crawshay, Richard.
108: Creel, Enrique.
109: Crocker, Charles.
110: Croesus.
111: Cuban, Mark.
112: Cuffe, Paul.
113: Cullen, Hugh Roy.
114: Curtis, Cyrus H. K..
115: Daly, Marcus.
116: Dangote, Aliko.
117: Datini, Francesco.
118: Davis, Arthur Vining.
119: Deere, John.
120: Dell, Michael.
121: Derby, Elias Hasket.
122: De Soysa, Charles Henry.
123: Dillon, Clarence.
124: Disney, Walt.
125: Dodge, John F..
126: Doheny, Edward L..
127: Dollar, Captain Robert.
128: Drake, Francis.
129: Drew, Daniel.
130: Drexel, Anthony Joseph.
131: Duke, Doris.
132: Duke, James Buchanan.
133: Du Pont, Alfred I..
134: Du Pont, Henry Francis.
135: Du Pont, Irénée.
136: Eastman, George.
137: Edison, Thomas.
138: Eleanor of Aquitaine.
139: Elizabeth II.
140: Ellerman, John.
141: Ellison, Larry.
142: Engelhard, Charles Jr..
143: Ephrussi de Rothschild, Béatrice.
144: Ergen, Charles.
145: Escobar, Pablo.
146: Esterházy, Nikolaus.
147: Fair, James G..
148: Fastolf, Sir John.
149: Fayed, Mohamed al-.
150: Field, Cyrus West.
151: Field, Marshall.
152: Firestone, Harvey.
153: Flagler, Henry M..
154: Flood, James Clair.
155: Fludyer, Samuel.
156: Ford, Henry.
157: Fouquet, Nicolas.
158: Fox, Stephen.
159: Franklin, Benjamin.
160: Frick, Henry Clay.
161: Friedrich of Austria, Archduke.
162: Fugger, Jakob.
163: Gallo, Ernest.
164: Gardner, Isabella Stewart.
165: Garrett, John W..
166: Gates, Bill.