Greatest People of All Time


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The Top Ten

Nirmala Srivastava
A Life Dedicated to Humanity
"You cannot know the meaning of your life until you are connected to the power that created you. "
Shri Mataji maintained that there is an innate spiritual potential within every human being, and it can be spontaneously awakened. She emphasized that this awakening, described as self-realization, cannot be purchased. Money has never been charged, nor will it be, for the experience of self-realization or for the teaching of Sahaja Yoga meditation.
She has given en mass self realization to people all over the world for free.
[Newest]She is the Guru of all the gurus.
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2Jesus Christ
One day Satan and Jesus were having a conversation.
Satan had just left the Garden of Eden, and was mocking and laughing
Saying:If Lord. Just seize the world full of people down there. They set a trap, used bait I knew they could not resist.
They fell all! What you do with them? Jesus asked.
Ah, I'm gonna have fun with them. Answered
Satan. Them teach how to marry and divorce, how to hate and
Abusing each other, to drink and smoking and of course, I will teach to invent guns and bombs to
Destroy each other. I really going to have fun! What will you do when you get tired of them? Jesus asked. Ah, the kill. Satan said with eyes full of hatred and pride. How much you want for them? Jesus asked.
Ah, you do not want those people. They do not
Are good. Why would you want to take. You take them and they hate you.
Spit your face, curse you and kill you. You do not want those people!
How much? Jesus asked again. Satan looked at Jesus and said sarcastically:
All your blood, your tears and your life.
Jesus said:
This man, whether you believe him divine or not, was without a doubt the most legendary man of all time.
I'm atheist, but still, dying for your people is pretty awesome in my book.
Friend, if your an atheist then you believe that jesus was killed by the roman government because he was a potential revolutionary, not for his people. Atheists believe that his death was not voluntary and it in no way protected or served his followers in any way besides give them a martyr.
[Newest]How is Jesus not at the top?
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3Prophet Mohammed
He is the last prophet allah has sent to earth he is the greatest person to walk this earth the greatest leader in his years he conquered the world fairly and while he ruled he ruled fairly he is my role model and should be a role model for everyone
His enemies who did not accept his message and yet they trust him with their deposit, that he would give it back to them when asked. He was asked by Pagans Arabs to give up on message of Islam in return would make him the richest man in Mecca but he replied them, even if the offer is the sun on the right hand side and moon on the left hand he would not give up the message of Islam.

In New Testament he is recognized as The Spirit of the Truth and Old Testament he is recognized like one who would have characteristic of Moses.

Moses received the word of God at Mount Sinai, Mohamed received at Mount Era. Moses fled motherland, so did Mohamed. Moses won over his enemy and so did Mohamed. Moses married and had children and so did Mohamed. Moses was leader, warrior and statesman with authority and so was Mohamed. Moses had natural birth and death and so did Mohamed and many more similarities in them.
[Newest]The Greatest and the Greatest Man in history of the world Is Prophet Mohammad Peace be upon him... My Leader
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4Mahatma Gandhi
The Man of the Century
It took one remarkable man to defeat the mighty British Empire and free a nation of 350 million people. His goal was freedom for India. His strategy was peace. His weapon was his humanity.
I'm Indian But Seriously M. K. Gandhi Is the Greatest Person of whole Universe
Because he'd worked in against circumstances, he'd give us freedom, he fought not only a company he fought against a county That was England. We Love our India.
He was able to do what revolutionaries such as Washington and Lenin did, without hurting anyone
[Newest]He is father of India.
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He is the Greatest Human to ever born..
Not to compare Buddha with any other being.

He never killed anyone. He even converted a Angulimala (a Bandit)
Who killed 999 peoples. Can you Imagine a person who killed 999 people got surrendered into the feet of Lord Buddha (Blessed one). So think of the
Moment when the Angulimala would have been surrendering under him..

His teachings spread peacefully unlike others like Muhammad.

He is perfect combination of Both Mind and Body that the world has ever produced.

Victory to Buddha... Victory to Buddhism.
Buddha taught us non violence, peace and love for all the creatures in the universe. He said a man who is born has to die one day. He did not believed in miracles and superstition. He taught us the scientific way of living.
We are blessed to have one such person and his given religion known to us.
The Buddha spread teachings of Love, Enlightenment and Peace to tens then hundreds then millions after that. He suffered for years to find the Way to Enlightenment, and had great Compassion to all Beings and Saw the Way of All Things.


[Newest]Buddha was one of the greatest philosophers in history.
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6Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
He is the one and only who had succeeded in both as a commander and a prime minister. Besides there is not and can't be another man who has not only survived his nation but also educated them just like a headmaster by his revolutions and his faith for Democracy. While six hundred years old Ottoman Empire was about to collapse, he started the Turkish War of Independence and he made his nation believe that victory will be theirs.
Greatest Leader ever, the founder of the Republic of Turkey
He is the greatest person in the world because of his marvellous soldier and politician talents
[Newest]I think he is a good, brave, intelligent leader.

7Albert Einstein
He was a great man who perfected many of the raw ideas that Newton came up with. Without him, we would probably have never gone to the moon in 1969, nor made such advances in technology.
I don't know why michael jackson is n he list. I mean he is great but there are far better and greater persons than him. Pop stars like him come and go. He wont be remembered for more than 300 years and that too at the mst. But einstien, gandhi, newton and various others will live for more than thousands of years. They are immortal. And this list is not god at all. It is a pretty ignorant one.
Without einstein, the world never know about space
[Newest]He was really smart and lots of people like to improve his name

8Abraham Lincoln
I like to kill vampire
He freed the slaves. Its one thing to fight for your self but to fight for others till your death is something greater.
The greatest humanitarian and selfless human being who happened to be President of the USA.
[Newest]He was president best one ever!

9Leonardo da Vinci
If you put gods on top you gotta put science after and leo went toe toe with the church and won he is hero to alotta scienctist
And inventors he loved science and constantly tried to improve the world with it
Number 1 number2 tesla were he on the list man was up there with the greats
Great personality, Great Musician, Great Painter, Great Mechanical Engineer, Great Designer etc. As much I talk about him is less.
[Newest]Scientist, inventor, artist, he had the lot.

10Martin Luther King Jr.
He is the best. I read his speech I have A Dream. SO good and peaceful.
He should be much higher on the list. Like maybe no. 2 I agree that Jesus Christ should be number 1.
Very good man. I really wish he hadn't gotten assassinated. Anyone who is against racism is awesome.
[Newest]He is so awesome! He made a speech

The Contenders

11Mother Teresa
She was a remarkable woman.


We are hundred percent sure about her existence. Although Jesus Christ made a lot of hero- like accomplishment, he still might be legendary
Selfless, totally committed to helping others, just one of many woman / mothers around the world who give so much.
[Newest]Mother Mother Mother I have no any word for this great woman.

12Nelson Mandela
This person came from being in prison for almost 30 years, and then became the president of South Africa. This person taught people that you must forgive to move on. HE has many more outstanding achievements, but overall, he should be in the top ten in my opinion.
Seriously letting him below chuck norris is a shame... He is the father of piece, love, forgiveness, dignity, equality and of course the father of Africa.
For me he suppose to be on top 10 list beacause of what he did for other the nations
[Newest]Nelson Mandela was a Terrorist

Confucius and Lao tzu are the greatest saints in Chinese history, their thought influenced the whole China, Asia, and even the world for thousands years. Perhaps because of the thinking of Confucius is engaging in politics, the thinking of Lao tzu is away from politics, Confucius more famous than Lao tzu.
Confucius teach Chinese the social Dharma, the relationship between monarch and subject, parents and son, master and student, husband and wife, etc. Abide by the Dharma, the society is a stable and harmonious society, otherwise, it will be a chaotic society. He teach Chinese people what is benevolent, loyalty, formality, wisdom and integrity, Chinse called ren-yi-li-zhi-xin. The later dynasty, because of respecting the thoughts of Confucius, became prosperity and powerful, that is The han dynasty in China, and his thinking is exalted for thousands of years. At chinse he is the the greatest saint in China.
All the prophet Mohammed, Jesus Christ, Buddha, Confucius, etc. are incarnations, they doesn't care about who first, who is the second. It's just a mind game. If must choose who is the first, maybe Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi (Nirmala Srivastava) should be the first, because she is the incarnation who is give realization to humanity. She is at the sahastrara chakra, a integrate chakra, who is at the top of our head, who is at the highest position.

This guy is great he should be number 2 after Jesus.

Actually, he should be #1 and Jesus should be #2. After all, if it's not for Moses, there would be no Jesus.
Muhammad should be at 1 as if there is no Muhammad there would be neither Jesus nor Moses... Both Jesus and Moses said that "After us there God's true representative will come"

15Mary, Mother of Jesus
She too is number 1 I just remembered her. A woman without sin.
Gave birth to a legend
This is how the list should be 1. Jesus 2. Mary 3. Moses and so on.
[Newest]She is the mother of the world

16Isaac Newton
Gravity , every action has an equal and opposite reaction. we would all be dumb without him.


Sir Isaac Newton is best known for discovering the law of gravity, creating the field of calculus, and finding out that white light is composed of many colors. He is also really known for inventing three standard laws of motion, referred to as "Newton's Laws". Who are those stupid people who think Bruce Lee has been more influental that Sir Isaac Newton? We are all Newtonians!
It is a disgrace to Sir Isaac Newton, not to give him the top position in this list. He is, in all sense, the greatest man ever to walk the Earth. Without him, we wouldn't even have had automobiles, let alone satellites, internet and other facilities of the 'modern world'. He made this 'modern world'.
[Newest]Just, I love you!

17Shivaji Maharaj
The greatest king ever
Greatest king ever, I can just say... Real life "300" leader period.
He devoted his life solely to people's well-being.
[Newest]Words fall short to explain his greatness.

18B. R. Ambedkar
Such a great person in the world he creat the indian constitution and give the people equality and freedom. B.R. ambedkar is called BHARAT RATNA and VISHWA RATNA
He was the Greatest person in India, should be in the wold
He wrote the world's best constitution that holds the most diverse cultures together.
[Newest]The world greatest man is b r ambedkar

19K.S. Chithra
You will never forget her voice...
I like to be surrounded by her voice.. Her beautiful voice...
Her voice will help us to dream... Dreams with the quality of heaven..
The real genius...
Great voice and a great human being

20Sachin Tendulkar
Greatest Sports Person Ever. Greatest Humanitarian, Eh.
He is the god of cricket. HE break all records. No one can not do this, he is an big idol for the cricket fan's and for every indian.
All indian love Sachin Tendulkar.
He is wonderful and amaging player in the world
[Newest]No need to tell about him everyone knows him he is the one of the best sportsman in the world

Because he is the best author in the world

22Swami Vivekananda
Its pathetic to see that swami vivekananda doesn't have place in top hundred
"Arise! Awake! And Stop not till the goal is reached". The man who is the real hero of India.
Best for this discipline over women.
[Newest]The person with the vision for youth.

23Winston Churchill
I got the same first name as him! if not for him we wouldn't have had me with the same name! and someday you will all need toknow my name so, just learn it now and wait for a few more years
Ensured, through tough determination, the freedom from tyranny of Black, White, Jew, Muslim, Gay, Straight, Male & Female.
Get him up higher. if he had never been born you would all be speaking German, assuming your ancestors weren't killed off by Hitler's empire.

24Karl Marx
Karl Marx invented socialism! He was one of the greatest philosopher of all time, maybe as great as Jesus! We can agree or disagree with his ideology, but we have to mind that he was one of the most influencial people in the history of humanity! He changed the world forever, his influence is visible even nowadays!
1st of all Jesus is the son of God. Karl Marx invented Communism and look at the Soviet Union and China, I don't think they were and/or are happy with the way the country is being run. Communism is not good.
Karl marx is the all time hero of world who devade for scientific world and for poor people even who lost his happiness for people of worlds. He is the freedom fighter for the people of world.
Communism is bad. Freedom and democracy are more important than equality
It gave the man a past and a future and things to do today. gave hope to poor to save the world and all classes
[Newest]What is wrong with you people?

He was the emperor who won entire India and also spread the philosophy of Buddha in entire Asia/world
The Ashoka greatest's great king in the world.

26Bhagwan Krishna
He is the first teacher of the world. He taught how to live even at times of greatest difficulty.
Lord of everything and Lord of everyone.
And you are a pig to call him a monkey

27Bill Gates
Founder of a technology race
Ruler of the universe

28Alexander the Great
I admire him not because of he conquered the world but he lived life very passionately & adventurously
He should be @ the top and ranked as number one as he was the greatest human being ever lived and loved all his subjects and only hoped for the betterment of mankind.
As far as accomplishment, defiantly the greatest.
[Newest]The Greatest Empire of all time!

29Nikola Tesla
A man I view as a true Genius A man who thought so far and moved so far in such a short time it's hard to ignore his achievements. He created the system of Power we use to this day and created inventions far ahead of his time. He Had dreams of Improving the world Profits be damned. Of course his plans for world improvement for all made investors leave making his visions of free energy for all people to be forgotten. The World Is truly duller with his loss.


Come on, who has so much ignorance and put Bill Gates and many others over Nikola Tesla! That is insane! Nikola Tesla must be in top 10! He has invented the radio (yes, Nikola Tesla, not Guglielmo Marconi! ), alternating current, wireless current transmission if the wealthy people where not the same as they are now, we would have long time ago free energy! FREE ENERGY! The idea of electric cars = Nikola Tesla! Please, research a little more about him, there are lot of things to learn about him, and all the stuff what he has done. And he has done LOOT of them! LOT! I can not emphasis that enough!
Edison and others stoled a lot of his ideas. He was a great scientist!
[Newest]Was one of the smartest people who ever existed, had over 3,000 patents, was scammed by Edison and Marconi, but never gave up. Tesla was of true greatness

30Charles Darwin
the man loved his gigantic turtles


If it wasn't for him we would all believe in creationism.


survival of the fittest at this point of time this explanes everything. like this is a universal theory


[Newest]Courage to voice the obvious

31Sai Baba of Shirdi
Baba is god messanger...
He is very powerful...
Upon the conquest; the gathered the people of Makkah and said to them:what do you think I will do to you? They ans :you will only do something favorable;you are a kind and generous brother; and a kind and generous nephew! "The said Go you are free." (Baihaqi#18055) This incredible act of forgiveness caused many to accept Islam. Allah God the Exalted says (Indeed you are of a great moral character{q68:4} {Q14.1}{and Allah God said It is HE who has sent His Apostle with Guidance and the religion of truth that he may proclaim it over all religion even though the pagans may detest. Q61.9 ) Allah also said in Q34:28 we have not sent the but as a universal (messenger) to men giving them glad tidings and warning them (against sin) but most men understand not.
4 Words. Love All, Serve All.

He is the greatest philosopher of all time. Even when his unfair death was coming as a command from the court of iliea and he could get out of the prison he stayed suporting his life-opinion that everyone must do what the rules say even if that is unfair.

33Bhagat Singh
Bhagat Singh lived for India not for becoming famous person. Brave person on World history every.
Its great to die for your county at the age of gettin married..


He was the only young man who died for our country. Love him & a very big salute to him.
I am a very big fan of him. He is a real HERO...
[Newest]He is the real real superhero of my country I love and respect him

34Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
A man who simply helped the world of music break threw in many ways. And also finding a passion in music which has inspired countless musicians for eternity and will continue to influence people for century's to come
Master of classical music, composer of various kind of music, who began composing in 5.
Number 1 classical composer, one of the masters of music history

35Guru Nanak
He is the first guru of Sikhs. He has always taught that God is One. Many incidents of His life have proved that he was an Incarnation of God
GURU NANAK was the founder of Sikhism religion in which he insisted the equality of woman and man. though so many religions talk about equality of woman and man but in practical life they do not follow the same. In Islamic countries woman is not treated equally.


Once GURU NANAK went to mecca (Saudi Arabia) and at night he was sleeping in the perimeter of the holy KABA (towards which people vow) with HIS feet towards the KABA. Then the highest priest came there and asked GURU NANAK to move his feet to another direction then GURU NANAK asked the priest that he could put his feet to that direction where the holy KABA is not there. As soon as the priest turned GURU NANAK's feet to some other direction, he found that the holy KABA has turned to the same direction. Then again he turned GURU NANAK'sfeet to another direction and again he found that the holy KABA has turned to the same direction towards which GURU NANAK's feet were. Then the priest realized that this person must be from heaven and he apologized to GURU NANAK and finally vowed him.


36Che Guavara
He Fought A battle he knew would be Difficult, He fully devoted himself to revolution and the Uplifting Of the Proletariat. To his grave he fought and died for what he thought was right Never Flinching from the dangers he faced. From the moment he saw the pain of his fellow Latin Americans at the hands of economic Imperialism He fought and He fought hard, leaving an impression on the world that will never die.


A freedom fighter who changed the world and how people view the idea of a free world.


His is not 33, he should be at 1.

37Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg
Really? Does a man who makes his entire life playing video games (not that I have a problem with that) really deserve to be 34th on this list? Above Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison? Need I remind you, without them there would not be electricity. No electricity = Internet, computers, video games or any of those things that Felix needs.
Is this serious? We're talking about the Greatest People in the history of mankind! People who built monuments and inspired millions and saved a whole kind of people from genocide and discovered electricity!

I don't care how "great" a guy he is. He plays video games, something existent for less than 1% of human history, for a living.


Why he's 34th? He should be in top 3 or 1st place, because he's the best!


Lao Tzu who left a very famouse book to Chinese, to whole world, that is Tao Te Ching. His thoughts after thousands years of inspection, proved to be the truth.
Formless yet complete, existing before heaven and earth. Silent and limitless, alone and unchanging. Pervading everywhere, yet untiring. It is the Mother of all things under heaven. I do not know its name so I call it 'Tao'
-Lao Tzu - Tao Te ching, verse 25

39Thomas Edison
The man who never give up
The inventor of the lightbulb, this might not seem impressive compared to other inventors, but he tried 70 000 times to invent it. That's inspirational.


Greatest scientist in the world

40Michael Jackson
No one will ever be as great as he was. He had a very unique style with his abstract dance style and he will never be replaced.
Because of the timing of when he walked the Earth and the media coverage compounded by his talent and uniqueness it brewed a perfect storm of the Most Famous and Influential man that ever walked the face of the Earth excluding prophets, though some may argue with songs like "man in the mirror" "heal the world" "we are the world" he could be considered a modern day prophet himself.
He creted the platform for modern day music, dance and idolism-which EVERY artist and entertainer now aspires to have. He did this well before he was 30 years old!
[Newest]Michael Jackson is one of the greatest entertainers that the world has ever seen.

41Bruce Lee
He is a legend. I love Chuck Norris, but Bruce Lee should be higher than him, Bruce was the strongest and fastest man to ever live and he will forever be remembered as a legend.


I read his life history, he is very poor & he face so many problems, he worked as a server in a restaurant also, but he never comes down, by his great hard work he became one of the greatest persons in the world. If we take him as our role model we will definitely get excellent results in our life. I love bruce lee & his nunchaku. there are no sufficient words to express the greatness of our BRUCELEE

42Judith Sheindlin
She's my favourite judges from Hot Bench! I don't care how old she is, but she's still great, strong and beautiful woman! I am 13 year old girl, but I respect her and I still watch her show every day over 5 times! I wish I meet her one day, because I want my wish come true and I want really meet her and talk with her and become a great friends with her! When I die first I want to meet her first, second for my birthday I will get some T-shirts with her! I am the biggest fan of her, I always liked her with her short/medium brown/blonde hair! She's the smartest person and the most richest women in the world! I have a image on my dekstop with her! I wish she lives more and make more seasons and more episodes with her in her show Judge Judy!


Yeah can't get nothing past her she should be a real judge and is one of the greats

43Steve Jobs
He made crappy phones and sold them for hundreds of dollars
Great person with great creativity and vision.
He is the best leader ever...

44Lionel Messi
He sucks Ronaldo is better
Number 1 football player
Best player in the world!
[Newest]He is okay, but not the best

45Mark Fischbach
He's very funny, but smart too. When I watch him in outlast it took him few week to beat the game.. He's great youtuber and gameplayer too.. He makes me smile and laugh to him, when he makes nonsence or say something funny.

46John Lennon
Should be higher because of his singing - songwriting, a true musical talents but not only musical talents, but also his peaceful activities. I'm sure God will love him for making peace. He is a children of God. Go John Lennon.
John Lennon is my favorite artist! I love him
He used to beat his wife.

47Dhyan Chand
Greatest hockey player in the world. Even the arrogant Hitler bow his head before Dhyan Chand, seeing his incredible talent.

The father of faith and of all nations
He is supposed to be on top of this list
This is meant to be the list
2. Mary
3. Abraham
4. Moses

49Adam Smith
Who is this guy?
The Father Of Economics.

50Marzia Bisognin
She's very cute always and all the time and beautiful. She's the girlfriend of Felix Kjelberg ( PewDiePie).. She likes cute stuff and I like her too, because she makes me smile when I see her always.. I saw her how she plays video games with PewDiePie when they are both together in one room..

Pro-Socrates philosopher and mathematician. Influenced western philosophy for more than 2,5 thousands of years
Without him who know where we would be now

52Stephen Hawking
Led to our understandings of space, time, and the universe as a whole
A great human mind in search for the truth that surrounds us.
His revolutionary work on black holes, imaginary time, and string theory have made him not only the greatest physicist of the 21st century, but one of the greatest minds ever.

53Henry David Thoreau
As you may know it, Henry David Thoreau lived in a small cabin near a settlement for two years, two months, two weeks and two days. Afther reading his "Walden: Life in the woods" it struck me how actual it is and will be all that it said there, page by page better understanding what this life is really about: NATURE and ME and You and EVERYONE who embraces it and feels it like a true calling... there is no form, there is no fashion, there are no ideeas, there is no hate there is no war or fanatic religions of all kind... there is only nature as god and god as nature. The universe seeks equilibrium sooner or later... Thoreau is a man who grasped but a part of life's essence and still he did more than I can imagine... All the good I wish to you, it doesn't really matter if this is liked or disliked, nature is eternal and our life it is as well, we are stardust, leafs, an insect and the next creature or man standing beside you, we are connected, think of native Indians and think of number 22, who he knows will think and act as his soul desire's

54Alexander Fleming
He is undoubtedly one of the best scientist in the world. He has invented such important thing that saves the modern people.

55St. Nicholas
Shri nirmala gave the world methods and techniques to heal ourselves.
Thanks to shri mataji she give us joy of life feel of god & love
She is mothet of all the others

A strong inspiring woman. And not a feminazi bitch.

Strong and influential leader. Who has followers all around the world

He conquered lands from Russia to Spain and left the intellectual contaminants of the French Revolution leading in large part to modern political ideas.
The Greatest General that the world witnessed. One who transformed a Republic into an Empire. That's Extremely Great thing even to expect
Napoleon turned a third world France into an empire. Survived assassination attempts by his enemy not once but twice. Dudes a mofo


60Chinwe Chukwuogo-Roy
An outstanding role model who has inspired hundreds of thousands of young people to develop their artistic talents despite parental & outdated teaching practices. She has overcome amazing odds of war, debilitating disease and prejudice to be one of the world's outstanding artists
Not the best painter of all time but certainly right up there as one of the best in the 21st century. But it is not just her painting, it is her incredible determination to overcome all adversity and to help others either by guidance or as a r'le model.
Chinwe is was one of the most amazing people I have ever known. She fought all sorts of adversity, illness and struggled against racism and prejudice to become one of the top Artists in the world and all by herself. An incredible person and inspiration to all of us!
The single most inspirational person I know about.

61Josip Broz Tito
A Man who started as a farmer, and ended up the leader of an independent socialist state. He fought long and hard against the fascist threat that took his country and then United and Helped his people stay together and survive in the aftermath. A man loved by his people who affectionately called him "the old man".


62Morgan Freeman
By far, the greatest narrator ever.
Has the greatest voice of anyone ever in the history of carrots

63Marcus Aurelius
A great Roman leader who shows his intellectual and powerful leadership qualities as a post modern people. A great man.

64Jyotirao Phule

65Hillary Clinton
She was great secretary of state in USA till to 2013.. I loved her too much when she was famous till to retiring..
She should be in top 5, but I placed her on 7th place, because now I don't like her too much when she lost popular..

66Babe Ruth
The best fat baseball player ever!

67Billy Mays
Greatest person of all time. Without a doubt.
I hate him my oxy clean no work! :(


68John F. Kennedy
Great person but a bad president.


69Haile Selassie
Great man and the father of independent africa.
Emperor Selassie fought for Ethiopia and Africa!
A Man who stood up to Fascist Italy and sowed the seeds of Democracy in his own nation, even though he was an emperor. I sincerely doubt there are many leaders who can say the where willing to put down their own power for the people.


70Barack Obama
Yes, he is one of the greatest people on earth! He is the 3rd African American President of the United States (the first 2 were killed within days of taking office) and has had a terrible time dealing with post Civil Rights Movement racism. He has worked diligently with leaders of other countries to bring peace and unity among all people. His desire to establish Ted Kennedy Health Care Reform has been a battle up hill/and down hill with the Republicans for decades, yet both of them have made some major steps in establishing healthcare for everyone. If only the negative people would stop and think about what has been achieved and what hasn't been achieve on the behalf of all Americans, we all will have a happier country. President Barack Obama has done more for the common people than any other President of the United States of America. It's the negative thinking SAWP that keep the BS going, and continue to BLOCK progress.
He came into office with promises of reform and change. He will leave the office leaving the country in a far worst state than how he got it. Voting for him was the worst mistake I ever made.
1 think he should be dropped from the list of the greats.
[Newest]Screw everyone below this comment

Tupac was more than just a rapper! He was a soldier fighting against the government for the weak and poor African Americans living in the ghetto. He was a ghetto spokes man. He exposed the governments corruption though his music. He brought emotion to hip hop music. He stood up for women's rights. He truly was the greatest.R.I. P
he's brought about the reigning orientation and for the next eternity, its tupac mentality even when world becomes a place of perfection
Black people, Black power!

72Vladmir Lenin
Created the First Socialist State in the world. Although he may not have ran the country as long as he could have he made waves across the world. He understood that all men need to work together to survive and one must build a society to accommodate this. He Introduced Reform and Policies to help the workers and Peasants of Russia and the father of one of the most powerful Nations ever to exist.


73Srinivasa Ramanujan
Not the greatest person, but he made so many mathematical accomplishments BY HIMSELF. He did not receive ANY outside help like Einstein, Tesla, Newton, etc. He did EVERYTHING by himself, he rediscovered old theorems (remember he had no outside information that the theorems had been discovered) that took mathematicians hundreds of years to create. And he did so in the span of a few years solely by himself. It's such a shame that he died at 32, if he lived longer he would've been among the greatest mathematicians of all time.

74Joseph Stalin
While this may be surprising to some Stalin holds A place for a few reasons, The first and foremost is Proving the Socialism Can and does Provide the means to advance as a nation. Not only did he take the Soviet Union to the Heights of a World Super Power But he Did in the shortest time anyone on the planet has ever seen. He also Led his Nation to victory against what many thought to be an invincible army of Fascists. Adolph Hitler thought he could steamroll the peoples revolution and spread Nazism, He was wrong.


He built the Soviet Union in to an industrialized superpower and challenged American hegemony. Improved living standards for hundreds of millions of people.
How is he on this list? He's killed more people than any other world dictator!

75Saint George

76Tank Man from Tiananmen

77Walt Disney
"an adult with the spirit of a boy"
Walt disney is awesome. his movies are the best
Wrong Walt, but, what the hell:
"WALT! "

7850 Cent

79George Washington
I believe this statement to be absolutely true and more. He could have been Emperor. At the head of the army at the end of the war. Grabbing power as almost all had in that same position. Again and most importantly he stepped down from presidency at the end of his terms. setting the example that all have since followed. The stability and legitimacy that example gave to the office of president set the standard till today.
No government of the people, by the people, or for the people would have been possible without him. He could have opted for greater glory instead of resigning his command and returning to his farmm as just another citizen. Would any person have acted in that manner? There was no historical precedent for such an act. This was a seminal moment for the planet.

80St. Spyridon of Tremithius

81Amitabh Bachchan
One of the greatest film actor in the world
Great achievement and very hard working, inspiring to all others
Greatest actor or century

82Horatio Nelson
He was able to defeat two superior forces at once and was able to defeat the great Napoleon!

83J.K. Rowling
She is really great. she deserves to be higher on the list she is one of the best authors of the world. she has really helped in bringing back the declining habit of reading among children. her books appeal not only to children but to adults too. LOVE HER, LOVE HARRY POTTER
Really, why isn't she higher on this list!

84Michael Jordan
He is the reason why I love bowling
One of the greatest sports person of all time. To me the best Basket ball player the world has ever seen. Kareem Abdul Jabber, Larry Bard, Magic Jonson are tremendous - but successful in every single area 'AIR - Jordan' is the legend. Thanks for your mankind.

85Jackie Robinson
Changed the game of baseball and every other sport played in the USA today! An amazing role model! Why is Kim Kardashian on here? Seriously? Jackie is an inspiration.
Robinson is the greatest idol especially for Anyone. African Americans should idolize African Americans like Jackie Robinson instead of blacks like Floyd Mayweather


Man I love hank aaron

86King Philip
He is the best stretagy former the thing he should get a chance

87Kendrick Lamar

88Trần Hưng Đạo
Trần Hưng Đạo (1228"1300) is the greatest commander in Việt Nam and regarded as one of the most accomplished military tacticians in history. He commanded the Đại Việt armies that repelled three major Mongol invasions in the 13th century. His triple victories over the mighty Mongol Yuan Dynasty under Kublai Khan are considered among the greatest military feats in world history.

89Richard Dawkins

90Sourav Ganguly
One of the greatest Indian cricketers
God of Offside & great human being...

91Galileo Galilei
Worked out the realities of space.


The father of scientific experiments/methods

92J.R.R. Tolkien
not all those who wander are lost.
Lord of the rings, what a trilogy.


Bible? Pah, it can't hold a candle to the works of Tolkien..

93Gerard Way
Gerard way should be higher on this list. Seriously.

94Sarah Geronimo
She is a prodigy in music... A big name in the Philippines. A champion in the famous television singing contest in the Philippines. She sing lots of famous songs and member of divas & opm. She did lots of movies and blockbuster film...

He is greatest rapper of all time.
He has one of the largest fan following.
He has motivated, inspired and saved so many lives with his awesome lyrics.
He made best music. He is great.
I just can't believe why he is so down here.
308 is not what he deserves, he deserves to be in top 20 at least.
He is best Hip hop artist and I don't think anyone better than him will take birth. So VOTE GUYS to bring him to TOP TWENTY.
He is the pure example of starting from the bottom and going right through the top
[Newest]Seeing Eminem so down all I can say is I AM Speechless

96Carl Sagan
For bringing knowledge to the people about their true place in the Universe. His only wish was for the goodness in man, longing for peace humans in between. He wanted everyone to know who they really are, the deepest question in all of mankind.

97Harriet Tubman


99Alparslan Türkeş

She is the only girl on our list and she was put on because she killed and outsmarted one great conquerer named Julius Ceasar!

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