Who was the richest man who ever lived? Step down into the basement of the Jericho Cafe in Oxford and have a think about how rich one person could ever be... surely you would have heard of him, no? Ahir Shah has the lowdown on the man who was so rich he was personally responsible for crashing an economy. PLUS! Alex Farrow on what connects student parties to nazi Germany. The weird origins of Jaegermeister and how to be a good Billionaire...
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Mansa Musa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musa_I_of_Mali
Sidney Frank https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Frank
Alex Farrow is a comedy producer and director. Also tells jokes. Co creator of Stand-up History @AlexFaroe
The Z List Dead List is a podcast about obscure people from History. Created by Iszi Lawrence.