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Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009) 

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Updated June 14, 2019 19.7k views 20 items
Forbes' list of the top 20 richest people in the world as of 2009. The wealthiest people in the world have their ups and downs just like us - their annual list of the world's richest people has had a lot of fluctuation with the economic turmoil of recent years. The few women who made this list are the richest women in the United States. For the full article and photo gallery of the world's top billionaires go to: http://www.forbes.com/2009/03/11/worlds-richest-people-billionaires-2009-billionaires_land.html
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William H. Gates, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 93 from Bremerton, Washington
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Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 88 from Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
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Carlos Slim is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 79 from Mexico City, Mexico
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Larry Ellison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 74 from Lower East Side, New York City, New York, United States of America
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Ingvar Kamprad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 92 from Agunnaryd, Sweden
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Karl Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Dec. at 94 (1920-2014) from Essen, Germany
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Mukesh Ambani is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 61 from Aden, Yemen
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Lakshmi Mittal is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 68 from Rajgarh, India
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Theo Albrecht is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Dec. at 88 (1922-2010) from Essen, Germany
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Amancio Ortega Gaona is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 82 from Province of León, Spain
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Jim Walton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
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Alice Walton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 69 from Newport, Arkansas
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Christy Walton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 64 from Jackson, Grant Village, Wyoming
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S. Robson Walton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 74 from Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Bernard Arnault is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 69 from Roubaix, France
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Li Ka-shing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 90 from Chaozhou, China
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Michael Bloomberg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 77 from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
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Stefan Persson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 71 from Stockholm, Sweden
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Charles Koch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
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David Koch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Forbes' World's Top 20 Billionaires (2009)
Age 62 from Adelaide, Australia