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2013: The world's top 10 billionaires, according to Forbes

Forbes says there are 1,426 billionaires around the globe. Here are the richest of the rich.

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No. 1 - Carlos Slim, Mexican tycoon. Net worth: $73-billion


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No. 2 - Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Net worth: $67-billion


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No. 3 - Spain's Amancio Ortega, co-founder of the Inditex fashion group, which owns the Zara brand. Net worth: $57-billion

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No. 4 - Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Net worth: $53.5-billion

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Oracle Corp. chief executive Larry Ellison. Net worth: $43-billion


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Charles G. Koch, co-owner, chairman of the board and CEO of Koch Industries Inc. Net worth: $34-billion


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No. 7 - David Koch, co-owner and executive vice president of Koch Industries. Net worth: $34-billion

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No. 8 - Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong-based magnate and Asia's wealthiest man. Net worth: $31-billion

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No. 9 L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt (left, with her daughter) and family. Net worth $30-billion.

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No. 10 - LVMH chief executive Bernard Arnault. Net worth- $29-billion


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