Ten biggest wastes of money in history

Would you trade your home for a tulip?


Ever spent too much money on something you regretted?

Well, at least that dress you thought you'd like or that takeaway you didn't really want didn't cost you billions of pounds.

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But some people throughout the years have made some serious spending mistakes.

From Kings bankrupting their countries to people trading houses for tulips, here are the ten biggest wastes of money in history.


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