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The world's biggest economies the decade you were born

Lovemoney Logo By Daniel Coughlin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 36: Want to know which countries ruled the roost the decade you arrived on the planet? Using GDP data in 1990 international Geary-Khamis dollars compiled by economist Angus Maddison, we reveal the world's 10 biggest economies from 1940 to 2000.

The 10 richest countries from 1940 to 2000

Want to know which countries ruled the roost the decade you arrived on the planet? Using GDP data in 1990 international Geary-Khamis dollars compiled by economist Angus Maddison, we reveal the world's 10 biggest economies from 1940 to 2000. Click ahead to see them.
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