Any of us who’s read Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons, or even seen the movie, has gotten a partial idea about the Illuminati, described as a shadowy cabal of powerful people seeking a “New World Order” in order to impose a totalitarian world Government, while pulling the strings of the entire world from behind the scenes.

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However, how much of this is actually true, and how much is plain fiction? We can’t really say for sure, but we can tell you some of the things we do know. Dark5, the entertainment website, compiled a video about the top 5 most powerful families of the world rumoured to be part of The Illuminati, who apparently “secretly” control the workings of the entire world!

1. Rothschild

Considered to be the wealthiest family in the world, with an estimated net worth ranging from $500 Billion in personal assets to $100 Trillion in financial assets, The House of Rothschild is the main controlling force of Global finance since the 1760s. Having consolidated their power by funding monarchies, Governments, and both sides of wars, today they are said to control the entire US Federal Reserve!

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2. Rockefeller

The Rockefellers’ rose to power in 1870, when John D. Rockefeller founded the “Standard Oil” Company, making him the richest person in history with a net worth of $400 Billion! They have been responsible for funding the UN and also the Bilderberg conference of the global super-elite. Today the Rockefellers control The Chase National Bank, ExxonMobil, Chevron, and BP!

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3. Morgan

The house of Morgan came into prominence when John Pierpont Morgan and the Rothschilds gave 3.5 Million ounces of gold to the US Treasury during The Panic of 1893. They have been alleged to have forced America into World War I to protect loans made to Russia and France, and conspired with Japan in causing the attack on Pearl Harbour, to raise war profits. Today they maintain the largest private gold vault in the world, allegedly linked to the New York Federal Reserve Bank, via tunnel!

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4. Du Pont

The Du Pont family empire was founded in 1802 by Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, when he set up a gunpowder mill in Delaware. The Du Pont company supplied 40% of the world’s explosives in WWI and produced the Plutonium for the US atomic bombs during WWII. Today the DuPont corporation is the 2nd largest producer of GMO seeds in the world, and actively funds a “Doomsday Seed Vault” that can replant the Earth with these seeds after a global disaster.

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5. Bush

The Bush political dynasty started with Prescott Sheldon Bush, and is rumoured to have been part of a failed coup attempt against President Roosevelt, to incorporate a Fascist regime in the US. Prescott’s son George HW, and grandson George W, both became Presidents, and initiated wars with Iraq to profit companies with Bush family ties, like Halliburton and KBR. They are currently considered the most powerful family in US politics, and have yet another member, Jeb, running for the next Presidency!

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So what do YOU think about these fascinating theories? Let us know in the comments! You can also check out the entire video below.

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