November 10, 2017

Richest Person on Each Continent

Jeff Bezos: $92.6 billion, technology, North America Jorge Paulo Leman: $30.8 billion, Food and beverage, South America Amancio Ortega: $77.8 billion, fashion,real estate, investment… Europe Aliko Dangote: $13.7 billion, cement, sugar, flour,salt,. … Africa Mukesh Ambani: $41.9 billion, Oil & Gas, Asia Gina Rinehart, $16.6 billion, Mining, Oceania

Koh-I-Noor: A diamond with troubled history

Koh-I-Noor Size: 105.602 carats (21.1204 g) Colour: Finest white Cut: Cushion Discovered: Date unknown in India The name means” Mountain of light” in Persian language. Once known as the largest diamond in the world. It is believed to have originated in Andhra together with its double called”Darya-ye-Noor” meaning “Sea of light”. It was originally owned by Kakatiya Dynasty which installed it in a temple as the EYE of the goddess. It has had a troubled history having been stolen, confiscated or taken over as war loot by various invaders. Presently it is a part of the Crown of Queen Elizabeth… Read More »Koh-I-Noor: A diamond with troubled history