The 12 Richest Men of all time. The first May Surprise You.

5. Nicholas II of Russia: 300 billion dollars (283 billion euros)

Nicholas II of Russia
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Nicholas II “Tsar of all the Russias,” from 1894 to 1917. During his reign and under his father’s, Russia has an economic, social, political and cultural unprecedented. The personal fortune of Nicolas II was colossal.

Nicholas II governs from 1894 until his abdication in 1917. He failed to end the political turmoil in his country nor to lead the imperial armies to victory in World War II. His reign ended with the Russian Revolution of 1917, during which he and his family were imprisoned first in the Alexander Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, and later in the governor’s house in Tobolsk, and finally in the villa Ipatiev in Yekaterinburg .

Nicolas II, his wife, his son, his four daughters, the family doctor, his personal servant, the maid and the cook will then be put to death by the Bolsheviks on the night of July 16 to 17, 1918.

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