The Richest Man In Babylon
Author: George S. Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon is a 1926 book by George S. Clason that dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set 4,000 years ago in ancient Babylon. The book remains in print almost a century after the parables were originally published, and is regarded as a classic of personal financial advice.
About the Author
George Samuel Clason (1874-1957) was a US author who was born in Louisiana, Missouri, and educated at the University of Nebraska. He fought in the Spanish-American War of 1898 in his youth and later on opened a publishing company. He holds the distinction of publishing the first road map of the USA and Canada. As an author, he developed a new method of teaching financial success through parables and published many pamphlets on the subject which became very popular and were later compiled in the present volume The Richest Man in Babylon.