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The Richest People in the World for 2013

For the 27th time, Forbes has released its list of the richest people in the world. For 2013, there are many familiar names in the top 10.

If you want to take a look at the entire list, which includes more than 1,000 names, check out the official story on

For 2013, there are 210 new billionaires on the list. While this is a big number, it is important to note that 60 who were on the list last year have dropped off.

Without further delay, here are the 10 richest people in the world for 2013 (images courtesy of

Carlos Slim Helu, $73 billion

At age 73, Helu finds himself at the top of the list for the fourth year in a row. This year, he is worth $4 billion more than last year.