The Richest Man Who Ever Lived Book Review
“Enjoyable readable and fast-paced” (The Wall Street Journal), The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is more than a tale about the most influential businessman of all time. It is a story about palace intrigue, knights in battle, family tragedy and triumph, and a violent clash between the one percent and everybody else. At once inspiring and instructive, THE RICHEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED weaves the timeless truths of one of our greatest works of literature into a detailed roadmap for successful living today. Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed LifeBrand: Crown Publishing Group. The Richest Man Who Ever Lived This book was better than expected. It was more than just a biography of an early industrial capitalist. It was a complete insight into the early 16th century. There was a lot going on in the early 's. European countries were discovering and exploiting two new continents.4/5(13). This is a book review of The Richest Man Who Ever Lived – King Solomon’s Secrets to Success, Wealth and Happiness by Steven K. Scott. (The book is on the wisdom gleaned to us by King Solomon himself from the book of Proverbs.) This book, published in , sat on my bookshelf for several years going unread. The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is more than a tale about the most influential businessman of all time. It is a story about palace intrigue, knights in battle, family tragedy and triumph, and a violent clash between the one percent and everybody else. "The tale of Fugger's aspiration, ruthlessness, and greed is riveting" (The Economist). show more.
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The Richest man who ever lived by Steven K. Scott, Gray is very informative on how man can be rich in every way just by reading and studying the book of proverbs. The book touches on the corrections of humanity and the discipline of embracing knowledge, wisdom and understanding can make anyone rich/5.
“The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,” by Greg Steinmetz, a journalist turned securities analyst, is an attempt to remedy that. Though it doesn’t quite live up to its promise, it provides a serviceable Author: Jerry Z. Muller.
This book is a biography of Jacob Fugger, a rich German banker/business man, who lived from The title's reference to the "richest man ever" is justified by his net worth at the time of his death that equaled two percent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) of all the European countries at that time.
(i.e. relative wealth)4/5. But by the time he died inFugger had become, according to author Greg Steinmetz (who compared the net worth of wealthy people with the size of the economy in which they operated), the richest man who ever lived. How Fugger rose to such riches is the tale Steinmetz spins so adroitly in his new book. The richest man who ever lived: the life and times of Jacob Fugger.
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Simon & Schuster, The November issue of Money magazine features “The 10 Richest People of All Time.” Bill Gates is #9, the only living super-rich person on. ANALYSIS/OPINION: THE RICHEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JACOB FUGGER. By Greg Steinmetz. Simon & Schuster, $, pages. Book Review: The Richest Man Who Ever Lived – by Greg Steinmetz.
Octo by Norbert Haupt. Jacob Fugger was born in in Augsburg, Germany and diedat the age of He single-handedly created a banking and trade empire that reached to all ends of the globe.
His company was the largest commercial concern the world had ever seen. Greg Steinmetz’s The Richest Man Who Ever Lived(Simon & Schuster, ) isn’t about Mansa Musa, however, but about Jacob/Jakob Fugger (), the groundbreaking banker and mining magnate from Augsburg, Germany.
The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is pop history, designed to appeal to modern readers by putting a modern gloss on a medieval man. As to its central figure, the German banker Jacob Fugger, it may get the core of his story right. Or it may not, because in much of its ancillary history, it is grossly inaccurate—to the degree it makes the reader uncertain what in the core.
The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is one of the best books I have ever read/5().
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The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is a fantastic book about succeeding in all areas of life. This is a national best seller worth reading! In The Richest Man Who Ever Lived, Scott denies waiting on the future to deliver our lessons because he believes the knowledge we need to succeed can be found in the past. Encouraging readers to consider the lessons offered in the biblical Book of Proverbs, Scott opens the door to our future with keys from the past.
This book was never boring, full of detail on a level that kept things engaging, and brought a holistic perspective to the era and to the argument that this man was the richest man who ever lived.
I walked away with a much greater appreciation for the renaissance, the power politics behind the era, and the way things really work, then and now/5(). Praise for The Richest Man Who Ever Lived “For over thirty years Steven Scott has been ‘hanging out’ with the richest man who ever lived.
In this book, you will get to hang out with Steven. It will enrich your life.”/5(K). A random man in A book store I worked at told me randomly to read a book of proverbs everyday for the rest of my life.
Another time, a man told me to read this book and that it was the book that made him rich and that he wouldn't read anything else after. Stop looking at the reviews, this is the book you are looking for. Read it!/5(K). The author of the book, The Richest Man Who Ever Lived, Steven K. Scott would probably tell you that all the wisdom has already been recorded, and can be found in a handy old book you may have heard of — the Bible.
Using the Proverbs of King Solomon, he offers a new guide to wealth and success based on wisdom that’s not so new.
What makes “The Richest Man Who Ever Lived” by Greg Steinmetz worthy of five stars? First of all, it is different. Most books of history contain a lot of re-write from other history books which re-writes from yet other history books. The Richest Man is the story of Jacob Fugger, a name unfamiliar to most/5(38). “Enjoyable readable and fast-paced” (The Wall Street Journal), The Richest Man Who Ever Lived is more than a tale about the most influential businessman of all time. It is a story about palace intrigue, knights in battle, family tragedy and triumph, and a violent clash between the one percent and everybody babyky.ru: Simon & Schuster.
It is far from clear that Jacob Fugger really was “The Richest Man Who Ever Lived,” as the title of Greg Steinmetz’s new biography babyky.ru said, he definitely seems to have amassed. The Richest Man in Babylon by George S.
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