And although we don't know what kind of a tipper bill gates might be, he could hardly be described as thrifty, having spent $63 million on building a 66,000- square foot house we've also seen this tale told about john d rockefeller: [ collected via e-mail, august 2013] the above story reminded me of a story i heard from. Bill gates is the richest person in the world today, but he isn't the richest person in american history that honor goes to john d rockefeller, the late founder and largest shareholder of standard oil gates is worth $795 billion right now rockefeller was worth an estimated $253 billion (after adjusting for. Comparison between the rockefeller foundation and the gates foundation, the article shows that private foundations are impressively successful in promoting their vision of social and health problems while downplaying potential conflicts and passing over alternatives to their policy prescriptions moreover, the foundations. These foundations (eg, bill and melinda gates foundation) are perceived to have over education policy of total spending in education when compared to state budgets instead, the in- fluential rockefeller, and gates—who captured public attention with their success in the private sector in recent. Sign up for a free trial at john d rockefeller reached the wealth of kings without using a sword or ruling a. Gates, in an interview last week, said he'd read the biography and saw no similarities between himself and rockefeller never mind that gates is the richest man in the world, as rockefeller was in his day but there are still other parallels, chernow said for instance, both men had blind spots revealed. Who had more money, john d rockefeller or genghis khan to read more about how the order was determined despite the difficulty of comparing wealth across a wide range of time periods and economic rockefeller gets all the press, but andrew carnegie may be the richest american of all time. From a business standpoint, a good comparison to andrew carnegie would be steve jobs the comparison there is in that jobs, like carnegie, was proficient in a number of related industries and his companies exhibited a tendency toward vertical integration in both cases (rockefeller and carnegie) and (gates and jobs).
Seattle, new york -- the bill & melinda gates foundation and the rockefeller foundation announced today that they will form an alliance to contribute to a “green african agricultural environments are highly diverse with significant differences in local pests, diseases, rainfall patterns, soil properties and the desired. This article reflects critically on the roots, exigencies, and reach of global health philanthropy, comparing the goals, para- digms, principles, modus operandi, and agenda-setting roles of the rockefeller and gates foundations in their historical contexts it proposes that the rockefeller foundation's early 20th century initia-. A silicon valley attorney who's no friend of microsoft recently opined that the only difference between robber baron john d rockefeller sr and bill gates is that the software mogul hasn't used dynamite against his rivals the derisive remark is based on what appears to be a myth, namely that rockefeller's. The comparisons between rockefeller and gates are not quite fair, he says it's true that these are two american companies facing antitrust issues the biggest difference is that intellectual property is not a scarce natural resource, whereas petroleum is the barriers to entry in the software industry are.
Bill gates warren buffet not even close, though there's no denying they're very , very rich the richest man of all time, when wealth is measured as a percentage of the national economy, was john d rockefeller, whose fortunes made gates' and buffet's look downright puny keeping score of who's. John d rockefeller than bill gates what definition would allow us to rank americans from different careers and walks of life—to compare the influence of a great novelist with the influence of a president, for instance, or the influence the influence of a nineteenth-century titan like john d rockefeller (who ended up no. When john d rockefeller rose from a clerk earning 50 cents a day at a produce company to become the world's first billionaire a century ago, the fortune he amassed would have made bill gates swoon in 1918, rockefeller's taxable income was a staggering $33 million, or slightly more than $550 million.
Silicon valley may be minting billionaires today, but tech wealth doesn't touch the riches of the robber barons. One group of robber barons, like john d rockefeller and andrew carnegie, lived between the gilded age and the roaring twenties #4 bill gates peak fortune: $136 billion born: 1955 source of wealth: founded microsoft with paul allen in 1975 he held onto shares as microsoft dominated the age of. Gates and rocke- feller, jr, agreed to exclude any university affiuation for their project ^^ homeopathy: the conflict simmers the conflict over homeopathy continued for some years it is an illuminating example of the workings of the rockefeller philanthropies, and it suggests an ideological difference between. This article reflects critically on the roots, exigencies, and reach of global health philanthropy, comparing the goals, paradigms, principles, modus operandi, and agenda-setting roles of the rockefeller and gates foundations in their historical contexts it proposes that the rockefeller foundation's early 20th century initiatives.
The list of the wealthiest historical figures gathers published estimates as to the ( inflation-adjusted) net-worth and fortunes of the wealthiest historical figures in comparison due to problems arising from different definitions of wealth, ways of measuring it, various economic models throughout history, as well as multiple other.
Compare baptist educational efforts in the west with those of other denominations , and it offers valuable insight into how baptist leaders judged their own work gates offered a demographic portrait of baptists in the west that illustrated the denomination's relatively poor educational work there he defined the west as that. The rockefeller foundation and, more recently, the bill & melinda gates foundation, have been influential agenda-setters in the global health and nutrition arenas panel member anne-emanuelle birn and, her colleague, judith richter's historical comparison concludes that the gates foundation's. Forbes is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year we're proud to have served for the past century as the champion of ethical free enterprise, capitalism and the power of the entrepreneur.