Two Decades of Wealth

Vorasarun, Chaniga
March 2007
Forbes Asia;3/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p30
The article presents highlights from the annual list of the world's wealthiest people, taken by "FORBES" from 1987-2007. Real estate baron Yoshiaki Tsutsumi of Japan was the world's richest person in 1987. Nintendo creator Hiroshi Yamauchi debuts in 1990 at $2 billion. Bill Gates became the world's richest man in 1995, with $12.9 billion. In 2007, India surpasses Japan as the Asian spot with the most billionaires.


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