As Christmas approaches faster than a swift kick in the nuts from Rudolph, thinking about what gifts to shell out can be even more painful, especially if your pockets are tight. But for a select few throughout history, no matter what the occasion, giving the perfect gift—whether intentional or not (hello divorce settlements!)—was easy because of the killer combination of money and power. So before you try to gather a few bucks together and hit up Target, take a look at The 50 Most Lavish Gifts In Giving History. From Cleopatra to Katy Perry, from private islands to sex toys, the privileged have gone all out and it's only right we list these oft hilarious and always disgustingly expensive gifts...