It took a century ...

Ludwig van Beethoven's iconic piano composition Fur Elise wasn't published for more than a century after he wrote it.
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Demand for tulips once
ruined many fortunes

Tulip bulb

The Dutch Tulip Bubble was an economic episode that bankrupted many individuals and cost many others their credibility but left the government and its treasury and reputation largely unscathed. Many people also refer to this episode as Tulip Mania.
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