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These cities used to be rich but are now poor

Lovemoney Logo By Daniel Coughlin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 78: Going from riches to rags, some of the greatest and most affluent cities the world has ever known have fallen on hard times and lost much of their wealth and prestige. Looking back over history, we chart the rise and decline of 11 cities that have seen much better days.

Once-wealthy cities that have fallen on hard times

Going from riches to rags, some of the greatest and most affluent cities the world has ever known have fallen on hard times and lost much of their wealth and prestige. Looking back over history, we chart the rise and decline of 11 cities that have seen much better days. Click ahead to see them
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