All Time Guinness Book Of Records


Most Populous City


·        The most populous city in the world is Tokyo, Japan, with an estimated population of 26,400,000 in March, 2000, according to the United Nations.

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                                                              Tokyo,Japan

Most Populous Country

·        China is the world’s most populated country, with an estimated population of 1,251,238,000 in 1999.There are now more people in China today than there were in the whole world 150 years ago.

                                                      China  
Bloodiest War

·        The most costly war in terms of human life was World War II, in which the total number of fatalities, including battle deaths and civilians of all countries, is estimated to have been 56,000,000.

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                                                                 World War II
Richest Woman

·        The world’s richest woman is Alice Walton, daughter of Sam Walton (d. 1992), founder of Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer. She has an estimated net worth of 16,000,000,000 according to the Forbes 2003 Rich List. Alice, age 54, lives on a ranch in Texas, and is the 8th richest person in the world.
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                                                     Alice Walton
Richest Living Person

·        William H. Gates III, Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft Corporation, is the richest person in the world according to Forbes magazine, which in March 2004 estimated his wealth at 46,000,000,000. In 1986, Gates became the world’s youngest ever billionaire, age 31.

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                                                William H. Gates III
Richest Person Ever

·        The wealth of America’s John D. Rockefeller was estimated at 900,000,000 in 1913, equivalent to 189,600,000,000 today. His first job, in the 1850s, earned him a wage of just 3.57 per week. By 1913, he had earned himself an estimated 900,000,000. Having made his fortune in oil, Rockefeller retired in 1897. By 1922 he had given away 1,000,000,000 to charity and to his family. Rockefeller died in 1937, but still remains,
without doubt, the richest person ever!

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                                                 John D. Rockefeller