Tag : German banking system
title : Jakob Fugger, 'World's First True Capitalist,' Helped Fundamentally Change Western Christianity
summary : Bankers in modern times have taken a beating in terms of reputation thanks to continuing economic uncertainty around the world. However, one German banker named Jakob Fugger of Augsburg wielded significant influence in the 1500s that led to the fundamental transformation of Christianity.
date : Jul 31, 2015 04:06 PM EDT