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Presley has headed again a rating of the richest died celebrities

World famous musician Elvis Presley has returned itself the first line in rating of 13 richest died celebrities annually made by the American magazine Forbes, " having earned " for the past of 12 MTH of 49 million dollars.

Elvis Presley has died in 1977. Its status grows at the expense of author`s deductions from musical albums sold for sale, licence transactions and incomes of visitation by tourists of Grejslenda, its estate in the State of Tennessee in the USA.

Last time the king the fate - n - a beater headed the list of the most well-founded died celebrities in 2005. In 2006 it has conceded this rank to the leader of group Nirvana Kurtu Cobain.

the Second place in a rating for 2007, published on magazine Forbes site, is occupied with one more representative of musical culture - the founder and the participant of group The Beatles John Lennon. For expired year he has earned 44 million dollars. On the third place W 35 million dollars the founder of comics and cartoon films Charles Schultz.

one more participant of group The Beatles George Harrison (22 million dollars) and the well-known physicist, the founder of the theory of a relativity Albert Enshtejn (18 million dollars) have entered Into the first five 2.

Forbes since 2001 makes a rating of most financially successful died celebrities. This year in the list there were two beginners: the Hollywood actor 1960 - 1970 - h years Steve MakKuin (six millions dollars) and American James Brown whom name " the godfather " music in style " soul " (five millions dollars).

At the same time this year in " a top - 13 " have not got American jazz and the country - singer Rej Charles, writer John Ronald Ruel Tolkien and a legend of the country of Johnny Kesh which were earlier in the list.

Total incomes 13 selebriti, got to rating Forbes in 2007, have made 232 million dollars.