‘It’s no secret that the Rothschild family amassed the largest private fortune in modern history, making its inner members some of the greatest billionaires who ever lived. But the extent of that wealth deserves exploring a little deeper; at one point, their fortune was thought to be larger than the equivalent of the $6.4 trillion accrued by today’s 1,645 billionaires combined.
How much larger? Well, Billionaires Australia has been busy tracking down our contacts and informants, and we can reveal that at one point there is thought to have been as much as $500 trillion in the pockets of just this one family. One thing is for certain, the Forbes’ rich list would have been dominated by Rothschilds if it existed in the 1800s and early 1900s.’
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