HOW DARE YOU CONTRADICT THE TITLE OF A BOOK I ONCE READ!!??
Yeah, you’re right—comparisons are impossible. How do you calculate the personal wealth of Genghis Khan or Suleiman the Magnificent? Fugger is in a different category, though, in having made his money in business rather than by conquest or just being a king.
Wikipedia says his inflation-adjusted net worth was over $400 billion, more than two bezoses and 2% of the GDP of Europe at the time. Then as now, his wealth obviously gave him far too much power.