The Richest 200

The Birmingham Post (England), June 22, 1998 | Go to article overview

The Richest 200


1, Gates, William H. III, US, $51,000million (31,000million), Microsoft Corp.

2, Walton family, US, $48,000million, Wal-Mart Stores.

3, Buffett, Warren Edward, US, $33,000million Berkshire Hathaway.

4, Allen, Paul Gardner, US, $21,000million, Microsoft Corp.

5, Thomson, Kenneth, Canada, $14,400million, Thomson Corp.

6(Tie), Mars, Forrest Edward Sr. and family, US, $13,500million, Inheritance(candy).

6(Tie), Pritzker, Jay A. and Robert A., US, $13,500million, Financier.

8, Alsaud, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Saudi Arabia, $13,300million, investments,construction, banking. 9, Lee Shau Kee, Hong Kong, $12,700million, real estate.

10, Albrecht, Theo and Karl and family, Germany, $11,700million, retailing.

11, Ballmer, Steven Anthony, US, $10,700million, Microsoft Corp.

12, Mulliez, Gerard and family, France, $10,300million, retail.

13(Tie), Dell, Michael, US, $10,000million, Dell Computer Corp.

13(Tie), Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong, $10,000million, real estate, telecomm, diversified.

15, Botin, Emilio and family, Spain, $9,200million, banking.

16, Newhouse, Samuel I. Jr. and Donald E., US, $9,000million, Media.

17(Tie), Anschutz, Philip F, US, $8,800million, Oil, railroads.

17(Tie), Cargill family, US, $8,800million, Cargill.

19, Tsai Wan-lin and family, Taiwan, $8,500 million, insurance, financial services.

20, Haas family, US, $8,200million, Levi Strauss and Co.

21, Fisher family, US, $8,000million, The Gap.

22, Hopp, Dietmar and sons, Germany, $7,900million, software.

23, Kluge, John Werner, US, $7,800million, Metromedia Co.

24, Moore, Gordon Earl, US, $7,500million, Intel Corp.

25, Kwok, Walter, Thomas, and Raymond, Hong Kong, $7,400million, real estate

26, Slim Helu, Carlos, Mexico, $7,200million, diversified.

27(Tie), Berlusconi, Silvio, Italy, $7,000million, media.

27(Tie), Olayan, Suliman, Saudi Arabia, $7,000million, Olayan Investment Company.

29, Plattner, Hasso, Germany, $6,900million, SAP.

30(Tie), Bass, Lee, Sid and Perry, US, $6,600million, oil, investments.

30(Tie), Perelman, Ronald Owen, US, $6,600million, Investments.

30(Tie), Pinault, Francois, France, $6,600million, retail

33, Landolt, Pierre and family, Switzerland, $6,500million, Novartis.

34(Tie), Lauder, Leonard A. and Ronald S., US, $6,400million, Cosmetics.

34(Tie), McCaw family, US, $6,400million, telecommunications.

36, Marinho, Roberto, Brazil, $6,300million, media

37(Tie), Cheng Yu-tung, Hong Kong, $6,000million, real estate.

37(Tie), Wang, Nina, Hong Kong, $6,000million, real estate.

39(Tie), Ellison, Lawrence Joseph, US, $5,800million, Oracle Corp.

39(Tie), Redstone, Sumner M., US, $5,800 million, Viacom, Inc.

41(Tie, Hearst family, US, $5,700million, Hearst Corp.

41(Tie, Kerkorian, Kirk, US, $5,700million, Investments

41(Tie, Tsutsumi, Yoshiaki, Japan, $5,700million, real estate. 44(Tie), Saji, Keizo, Japan, $5,600million, Suntory Ltd.

44(Tie), Woeste, Albrecht and Henkel family, Germany, $5,600million, chemicals.

46(Tie), Ermirio de Moraes, Antonio and family, Brazil, $5,500million, mining.

46(Tie), Haub, Erivan and family, Germany, $5,500million, retailing.

48(Tie), Koch, Charles De Ganahl and David H, US, $5,400million, Inheritance (oilservices).

48(Tie), Piech, Ferdinand and family, Germany, $5,400million, Porsche.

50(Tie), Beisheim, Otto, Germany, $5,300 million, retailing.

50(Tie), Murdoch, Keith Rupert, US, $5,300 million, Publishing.

52(Tie), Langmann, Hans Joachim, Germany, $5,200 million, chemicals.

52(Tie), Takei, Yasuo, Japan, $5,200 million, consumer finance. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

The Richest 200
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.