World's 'poorest president' Uruguay's Jose Mujica & his $1m VW

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  • Published on Nov 6, 2014
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    Uruguay's President Jose Mujica says he has been offered $1m for his vintage Volkswagen Beetle. Mr Mujica, once dubbed "the poorest president in the world" because of his modest lifestyle, said the offer had come from an Arab sheikh. Ben Bland reports.
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  • Antraeon Rintokken
    Antraeon Rintokken 2 years ago +19

    Truly, he is the richest president in the world.

  • LEE PAGE
    LEE PAGE Year ago +10

    He’s richest by heart. He donated all his money to charity.

  • The Goat
    The Goat Year ago +11

    He’s not poor, he just humble and vibing

  • MussiCantTakeGreece
    MussiCantTakeGreece Year ago +1

    He's not poor he's humble.

  • Marinelli Bros Podcast

    This seems like the type of president who personally responds to every email sent by the people.

  • Farabe
    Farabe Year ago +3

    Financially Poor? Yes.

  • prince griffith
    prince griffith 4 years ago +33

    That guys is able to move around without bodyguard. Clearly the people love him

  • Hala Al Ahmadi
    Hala Al Ahmadi Year ago +3

    He isn't poor, he just cares about his country aand people.

  • Reshmi Logu
    Reshmi Logu Year ago +3

    May god bless his humble character; it doesn't mean poor, he is the uncorrupted president

  • Dionne Tan
    Dionne Tan Year ago +2

    The only president on the planet who doesn’t want cash at all. Nope, just a simple car and a simple house is more than enough for a man like President Mojica

  • Streak4Life
    Streak4Life Year ago +1

    He's not poor, he's humble. Simple as that.

  • Dilip Shankar saikia

    He is the wealthiest president as he has a beautiful soul . Something which money cant buy

  • Mike Brah
    Mike Brah 2 years ago +13

    He can walk safely in his town without bodyguards.

  • Tariq sheikh

    The heading should have been World's humblest President.

  • Paloma Franco
    Paloma Franco Year ago +1

    José Mujica is not poor. Sites say he gives 90% of his money to people who need it the most. A Twelve- Year Night on Netflix explains his shocking past.

  • Jai Kishan
    Jai Kishan  +131

    The world would be a wonderful place if each country is lead by a leader like him. Great to see him 👏

  • Brig (Dr) Surender Mohan Sharma

    Hats off to him, the great Uruguayan President. Rarest of rare. That is the style all should follow.

  • Snoflakes
    Snoflakes  +149

    I like to think that having such a humble man at the top is the reason why Uruguay is the most democratic, safe and happy country in South America

  • veasna
    veasna 2 years ago +16

    They called him “poorest” because they don’t understand the term Rich .

  • Dean
    Dean Year ago +40

    Respect to this man, he stays true to his humble background even after he became the leader of a nation. That cannot be said for any other world leader. Keep the Beetle!