Africa’s King Mansa Musa Keita I is richer than he can describe, Time writes, and he probably has a right. This is the richest man in the world of all time. Unlike the papers of today’s millennials, Musa’s condition is unclear and he simply cannot be given an exact figure.
And yet, if we have to name it, experts estimate that in today’s world our situation would be around $ 400 billion. In comparison, as of March 2022, the fortune of the richest man in the world at the moment – Elon Musk – is estimated by Forbend at $ 219 billion.
Mansa Musa ruled the Malian Empire in the 14th century and its lands are full of natural resources, mostly gold. He was also the master of world salt production.
Musa Keita was the first to come to power in 1312. When he was crowned, he was given the name Mansa, which means king of kings. At that time, Europe was starving and in the midst of civil wars, but many African kingdoms were thriving.
During his travels, the African man spent a lot of gold with himself, saying that he gave him incredible amounts of ordinary things. In this way, it has caused huge inflation in Egypt.
During his reign, Mansa Musa expanded the borders of his empire immensely. His empire stretches over 3,000 kilometers. Authorities over the areas that today inhabit the countries of Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Chad, writes money.bg