Some families have influenced the world with their power and wealth for decades. While we are unaware of their control over the world, this elite class used to organize the major events around the world. Let’s get to know about these ruling families.
1. The Rothschilds
The Rothschild family is one of the most powerful bloodlines with an estimated wealth of $500 trillion approximately (or more). They consider themselves the descendants of the God. They have funded both the sides in war since Napoleon.
2. The Kennedys
Kennedys is the most titled bloodline in America, holding prestigious political positions one after one, including Congressman, Ambassador, SEC Chairman, Mayor, State Representative etc. They are also among the most prolific families in America.
3. The Hanoverians
The House of Hanover is a German royal family that ruled the United Kingdom until the demise of Queen Victoria in 1901. The House of Hanover is the only existing branch of the House of Welf and Ernst August, who is the Prince of Hanover, is the present head of the House of Hanover.
4. De Medici
The Medici family conquered political power and wealth in the 13th century in Florence through banking and commerce. They were possibly the richest people in Italy, who ruled the city of Florence.
5. The Habsburgs
The House of Habsburg was one of the most powerful and royal houses of Europe. They produced great emperors and kings and ruled different provinces.
6. The Krupp Bloodline
The renowned German Krupp family is famous for the production of steel, arms and ammunition during first and Second World War. Their family business was largest in Europe in early 20th century. They remained powerful and controlling family in Europe for nearly 400 years.
7. The Plantagenets
The House of Plantagenet was a royal house established by Henry II. The Plantagenets held control of England even through the chaos of the Middle Ages. They ruled England and many parts of France.
8. The Rockefellers
The Rockefeller family is a prominent American banking family having a big name in the oil business. They are considered to be one of the most powerful families who supported many universities and foundations.
9. The Romanovs
Russia’s royal family, the Romanovs family, rose to success after the marriage of Ivan IV with Roman’s daughter, Anastasia Zakharyina. They became a leading name in the history of Russia, holding gold, jewelry, arts, and palaces of great magnificence.
10. The Warburgs (del Banco)
They were most powerful and wealthiest Venetian families in the early 1500s. Paul Warburg was one of the founding members of the United States Federal Reserve System. They became the biggest financial supporter of the Nazis.