Story of a rich African King whose wealth is enough to buy the whole world
The name of this man was the Mansa Musa I. He the king of the Mali Empire, who ruled there between 1312 and 1337. For your information, let us tell you that this man can be called the richest man in the entire human history. Let us tell you that Mansa Musa used to trade salt and gold in those times. He considered himself a true Muslim and had built many mosques during his reign, besides, he also opened many universities, schools & educational institutions.
You will be surprise to know that a total of 6 million gold coins were spent during his visit to Mecca. Let me tell you that if Mansa Musa I, the king of Mali kingdom, who lived in the jungles of Africa, was alive today he would get first place in the list of world's richest people. This king ruled from about 1312 to 1337 and from here he collected the wealth of Arabs.
Let us tell you that it is also believed that he had so much wealth that it would have taken him several hundred years to count it.