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Who was the richest Nizam?

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Asked by Whizkid, 04 Jan 06:07 pm
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Mir Osman Ali
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 04 Jan 06:08 pm

 
  
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Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan Siddiqi Asaf Jah VII during his days as Nizam, he was reputed to be the richest man in the world, having a fortune estimated at US$2 billion in the early nineteen forties.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 04 Jan 07:24 pm

 
  
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Mir Osman Ali
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 06 Jan 12:07 pm

 
  
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Nizam of Hyderabad.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 04 Jan 07:15 pm

 
  
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In absolute terms, because of inflation, it would probably be one of those at the top of, say, the Forbes list.',

In relative terms, if you're shipwrecked on an island and have some money in your pocket, you'll be "the richest man who ever lived" - you'll have more money than you can ever spend, at least!

In historical / mythological terms, I think I'd go for either King Croesus or King Midas.

To paraphrase Wikipedia on King Croesus:
"Croesus pronounced /kriss/, CREE-sus; Greek: , Kroisos five hundred and ninety-five BC c. five hundred and forty-seven? BC was the king of Lydia from five hundred and sixty to five hundred and forty-seven BC until his defeat by the Persians. The fall of Croesus made a profound impact on the Hellenes, providing a fixed point in their calendar. "By the fifth century at least," J.A.S. Evans remarked, "Croesus had become a figure of myth, who stood outside the conventional restraints of chronology." Croesus was renowned for his wealthHerodotus and Pa ...more
Answered by Karan, 04 Jan 07:05 pm

 
  
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The Nizam of Hyderabad
Answered by iqbal seth, 04 Jan 06:46 pm

 
  
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The Nizam of Hyderabad
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 04 Jan 06:08 pm

 
  
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