Greatest People of All Time


Choose the greatest and most amazing human being ever. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Prophet 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
I like Prophet Mohammed not because of he was the last messenger sent by Allah. I like/love him for his work for Islam and spreading message of Allah the true created of this world. And restricted us to stop worshipping stone god made by ourselves. He taught us way of living and give message of brotherhood, love, and peace. His every action is a message for humanity.
Yes. You are right. He is most misunderstood due to media hype. Every individual should study his life for right perception.
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.
Every Muslim should be accept our nabi sunna. After that allah will protect us.
[Newest]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
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2Shivaji Bhonsle
Shivaji Maharaj is one of the great national saviours who emancipated our society and our Hindu dharma when they were faced with the threat of total destruction. He was a peerless hero, a pious and God-fearing king and verily a manifestation of all the virtues of a born leader of men described in our ancient scriptures.
The great king and the great ruler who made his people happy. There was no caste or religious discrimination in his rule. Everyone had equal rights even if the person is a poor or rich. No one was out of law. N most important thing, women were safe be it from any caste or religion. He is the inspiration for all the freedom fighters and leaders. The country which has the biggest army and the best constitution always
The greatest king ever
Greatest king ever, I can just say... Real life "300" leader period.
Never before Never again... The one and only king and his emperor in this universe.
[Newest]One of respectable, Brave, king of India. All Indians should be proud of him forever.
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3B. R. Ambedkar
Such a great person in the world he created the Indian constitution and gave the people equality and freedom. B.R. ambedkar is called BHARAT RATNA and VISHWA RATNA
He is the man who only think about Indian future and give equal rights to all Indians for making modern India
He wrote the world's best constitution that holds the most diverse cultures together.
He wrote the worlds very best constitution that holds the most diverse cultures all together.
He was the Greatest person in India, should be in the wold
He was the leader of humanity, equality, freedom, brotherhood & justice. He is the next Buddha.
[Newest]Man in the world

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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.
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.
Yes you are right Buddha or be ambedkar should be first. Well you wrote a thing which is a great boost people reading it. Thanks for writing
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]Greatest Person On the Earth...
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5Jesus 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:
I am happy to read that jesus is accepted as a man and not god... Yes he is a prophet and messenger of allah, like that of moses and muhammed...
This man, whether you believe him divine or not, was without a doubt the most legendary man of all time.
Well I'm not going to say he's the most legendary man of all time if I don't believe in him am i
I'm atheist, but still, dying for your people is pretty awesome in my book.
Friend, if you're 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 could Jesus not be # 1?
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6Bhagat 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..


Bhagat singh is a brave man And. Play a leading role in the fight of independence.
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]Bravery man of India

7Nirmala 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.
Screw self-realization. I am one of the greatest beings in existence. Why should I give a damn?


She has given en mass self realization to people all over the world for free.
[Newest]No words to describe
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8Swami 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]He was most practical and Logical and right representative of making friendship, peace and ethics.

He was the emperor who won entire India and also spread the philosophy of Buddha in entire Asia/world
7B.R. Ambedkar
Dr.B.R. ambedkar, first person in India to fight for depressed community (untouchables), he is the person who give the rights to untouchables to live like human beings which were not allowed by upper class community to them, he is the first Indian to give equal rights to women as me, which were forced to live their lives as a salve of men.
Ashoka become great when he left the path of war and choose peace after adopting Buddhism. He remarkably worked for the betterment of people.
[Newest]The Great king of India who know to won the world...

10Mother 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
She is a great lady who is very kind towards poor. She serves the society as it is her family. We should learn more from her. She is my inspiration always. She believed that service to poor is service to god. Thus she became the mother of country because of her love, care and kindness towards the people.
[Newest]She didn't differ her kindness to the black and white

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11Mahatma 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]The only Leader under who's leadership People faced guns and last his without intending to retaliate.
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12Jyotirao Phule
He and his wife did a commendable job that no common could do. Started girl education in India in a difficult period. Great person
Jyotirao phule is the real mahatma as his sacrifice for the society. He has done such tremendous and very very difficult work in odd situations. Today whatever we sees development in education in all ranks is only possible due to jyotirao phule.
Jyotirao phule is the real mahatma as his sacrifice for the society. He has done such tremendous and very very difficult work in odd situations. Today whatever we sees development in education in all ranks is only possible due to jyotirao phule.
[Newest]Hi is the great man and good thinking a such

13Sachin Tendulkar
Greatest Sports Person Ever. Greatest Humanitarian, Eh.
He is wonderful and amaging player in the world
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.
[Newest]He is very polite and down to earth personality

14Savitribai Phule
Founder of women education in India.. Its unfortunate that she was never given a credit for that.. Still an ignored historical personality.. deserves to be among top 10.
Open the door of education for girls. Brought social and educational revolution in India.
First certified leady teacher of India. Who learned herself and then educated girls. Because of her women empowerment started in India.
[Newest]She is the great women. Thanks

15Albert 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 is the greatest scientist ever in history. People don't understand him that's why may be he is not in this list

Great worrier and great king. Like his father he always care for this kingdom and people. He was the great personality. Our youth should read his books ; read his life; and should keep him as an ideal
He sacrifices his life for self respect and his religion same time he forcefully can convert many people into his religion but he dud not because he was fallowing his father path I. E democracy secular democracy. I heard that he fight 109 war but not single war defeated.
Son of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
[Newest]Great worrier and great king. Like his father he always care for this kingdom and people. He was the great personality. Our youth should read his books ; read his life; and should keep him as an ideal

17Bhagwan Krishna
He is the first teacher of the world. He taught how to live even at times of greatest difficulty.
First of all, Bhagwan Shri Krishna never expect anything from anyone. And he never do comparison. He is a god of all human beings and takes birth in different forms to save religion, humanity. Who knows, above all is the list of great peoples might be a different forms of Bhagwan Shree Krishna...
How can we classify God under Greatest Man, if he is a man he cannot be a God, so think?!
I don't want to debate about he was the God or not. But, he sure was the greatest human ever. His philosophy was greatest then, is now and will be forever. He taught the world everything can't always be goody-goody and good path is not always the right path. The first and greatest teacher ever!
He also promote to have extra marital affair and have as much wife as possible
[Newest]No compression.. Ultimate. He gave the real education for human being.

18Nelson 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.
For me he suppose to be on top 10 list beacause of what he did for other the nations
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.
[Newest]Great fighter for his nation.

19Sai Baba of Shirdi
I'm strong believer of Sai and whatever I have heard of him simply unbelievable.

Despite of strong resistance from society, he kept mentoring persons who really were in need. He did not differentiated between poor or rich, did not believed in casteism.

To him there was only one god and he tried to spread this message to everyone who approached him.
Sai baba teaches the way of life. We should not live only for ourself but we should also live for others. He was a great human so we Indian believe that he is our guru (teacher) and that is true. Guru is not only that who teaches in school but Guru is that who teaches us for lifetime and Sai Baba is one of the Great Guru (teacher). India has a culture to worship guru (teacher) and we worship Sai baba
Sai baba the simple man not the superstition every man need complete and help fully man world largest Support in sai baba that's really big god I love sai.
[Newest]On sai jay sai

20Mustafa 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 hate him because he has killed no of innocent people in his country

21Bal Gangadhar Tilak
The great freedom fighter. Who teach us fight for self respect and country's pride.
The great aggressive patriot says in his child hood to his teacher that "sir I am not throw garbage in class so I am not going to collect it..." Its not about cleanliness... Its about stay with the stand...
The person who fought for the freedom of his country till last breath... !
[Newest]A man who work for his country.

22Hazrat Ali
Hazrat Ali (A.S. ) was a multi talented personality. He could wield a sword as effortlessly as a pen. In prayer he used to tremble in presence of God and in battlefield he was a fearless lion. No one could match him in eloquence. In charity he was foremost. As a ruler he used to reach to the weakest of the weak and as a judge he used to punish the most powerful wrongdoer. When he was dying from the wound of his assassin he noticed the hand of the assassin was tied tightly and he was hurt. He asked his son to loosen the ropes. Where can you find such a noble forgiving soul. Next to prophet Muhammad (saws) he is the greatest human who ever lived.
The person who was the example of how a Muhammad's follower should be. His wisdom has no parallel.
Hazrat Ali is known by his justice between poor & rich he never differentiate between them when he was ruling he never take advantage if it he use eat dry bread & use to sit on jute carpet he was away from luxury of life due to his justice he suppose to be in top five
[Newest]The most glowing personality
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23Abraham 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]A man of sorrow, an epitome of greatness...

Because he is the best author in the world
He is greatest sant in India. From his poetry he spread equality in human being.
Kabir is the most wise person ever lived on this earth, and that is without attending any school.
[Newest]A greatest social reformer.

The best role model for women in the world
May Allah shower his blessing on Muhammed mustafa saw daughter Fatima... She is the queen of paradise... For Islam she has sacrificed many thing...
A role model for girls, daughter, wife, mother.
[Newest]She have wonderful personality with good with respect, love, patience and honorable and role model for every woman on the earth.

26A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
He is the greatest and latest scientist. Our nation awarded him for his tallent. He is alive. So he can help our nations difficulties. I believe on alive deeds/efforts. So I am proud of him... Jay Hind.
Scientist, poet and a peoples president
Highly qualified high thinking nationalist but simple thinking scientists old President of India is great man.
[Newest]He is a great Persian of India.

27Leonardo 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]One of the greatest minds this planet has ever seen. Mathematics, technology, art... There was nothing this man could not become an expert in. No one else is considered synonymous with the renaissance and the birth of modern science and culture than the Vinci!

28Shahaji II
Great man of his time. Had his own style.
Not only hero in the world who have achieved the highest priority for the first.
[Newest]Greatest ligand of history

29Bal Thackeray
Maharashtra's tiger 1shivaji and 2bal Thackeray
The great Hindu leader
One of greatest Hindu leader of 20th century.
[Newest]He is the great...

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

Moses peace be upon him
Prophet moses with one wooden stick use to create ripple in the enemies heart
[Newest]The greatest of prophets and is among five most beloved prophets of Allah

31Abu Bakr
The second best man After Mohammed (Saws)
First and greatest caliph of Islam
Best caliph of Islam n best friend of our holy prophet (saw)
[Newest]The best friend of our prophet

32Martin 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]32? Really? At least 11!

33Isaac 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]He is great modern day scientist. His name is known even to every school going child and also to people who are away from science.

Without his wisdom and leadership we would not have the so called modern day comforts such as the security for the public in the form of the justice system... Or the social security system or even the distribution of wealth to help the needy and the betterment of society... Which we all know as the taxation system...
Great king, leader... Proud of Islam
One of the greatest caliph
[Newest]Umar is greatest person in the world in all best types of humanity

35Narendra Modi
I'm proud of you doing good job keep it up thanks
He will transform India in to a super power
His attitude will really make him rich and our nation too.
[Newest]The most admired person by me.

36Imam Hussain
Imam Hussain is a perfect example of an adherent to truth under the most cruelest of circumstances and to be on the righteous path as commanded by ALLAH, the Almighty. An unparalled leader who sacrificed his life for the sake of upholding human dignity against tyranny, falsehood and unimaginable hardships imposed on him and his family. The Great Leaders of the World have acknowledged his deeds of Patience, Tolerance, and Boldness in achieving the goal of preserving human dignity for all times to come. The present generation and particularly those who are being mislead by the so called Islamists should learn about Imam Hussain and follow the righteous course in upholding the Islamic values.
The grand son of prophet and he sacrificed himself and his family in the sake of islam. He has shown to everyone that whatever is the situation namaz should be prayed and that too in time.
Imam Hussain is a perfect example of an adherent to truth under the most cruelest of circumstances and to be on the righteous path as commanded by ALLAH, the Almighty. An unparalleled leader who sacrificed his life for the sake of upholding human dignity against tyranny, falsehood and unimaginable hardships imposed on him and his family. The Great Leaders of the World have acknowledged his deeds of Patience, Tolerance, and Boldness in achieving the goal of preserving human dignity for all times to come. The present generation and particularly those who are being mislead by the so called Islamists should learn about Imam Hussain and follow the righteous course in upholding the Islamic values.
[Newest]He Sacrificed everything to set an example against oppression
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37Michael 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]He is the greatest of all!
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38Guru 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.


When Guru Nanak Dev ji were 12 years old his father gave him twenty rupees and asked him to do a business, apparently to teach him business. Guru Nanak dev ji bought food for all the money and distributed among saints, and poor. When his father asked him what happened to business? He replied that he had done a "True business" at the place where Guru Nanak dev had fed the poor, this gurdwara was made and named Sacha Sauda.
[Newest]He was the first guru of Sikhism. He dedicated his life for the people and for those who was interested in superstitions beliefs...

Mother India. Only these two words will kill others views
Jijabai is the great mother so I love jijabai
jai Jijau
[Newest]Mother makes the child. For Shivaji, credit goes to Jijabai.

40Mary, Mother of Jesus
She too is number 1 I just remembered her. A woman without sin.
Gave birth to a legend
Hail Mary full of Grace the Lord is with you, blessed are you amongst women and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus. Holy Mary Mother of God pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
[Newest]She is the mother of salvation.

41Ahilyabai Holkar
She is our inspiration, who created history in Indian leadership and The great queen of holkar kingdom, she is the one queen as famous in The World for developing India,"The Greatest Ahilyabai Holkar"
Ahilyabai Holkar is our inspiration, who created history in Indian leadership and The great queen of holkar kingdom, she is the one queen as famous in The World for developing India.
She is our inspiration, who created history in Indian leadership and The great queen of holkar kingdom, she is the one queen as famous in The World for developing India
[Newest]One of the great leader...

42Birsa Munda
Birsa munda was one of the most talented as well as fighter man. Who fight against British. Without any modern weapon..
My friends call me birsa munda, I love him. I fell proud when people call me birsa munda, since I played a role of birsa munda in an rally...
Birsa munda was a great revolutionary in colonial period. He was god of tribal people in India.
[Newest]He was the great warrior fight for free land and forrest.

43Maharana Pratap
Maharana Pratap was the first freedom fighter to save his mother land and the country.
One of the greatest leader who not only fought for his Kingdom but also for his people till his last breath. He is great leader of Mewara.
One of the greatest king of India who also defeated Akbar who ruled almost complete India except mewar of Rajasthan Akbar was also fearing to Maharana Pratap
[Newest]MAHARANA PRATAP was the first freedom fighter & great Hindu King

44Lata Mangeshkar
Wonderful female singer who has lend her voice to many generations of Bollywood actress's. Truly talented in the field of music.
The voice of India
Had achieved that superiority in vocal practice which is still lacking now a days
[Newest]The Singer In The World. Her Voice is Great Thing In Human Being.

45Karl 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!
This is comment on the Reply.

Karl Marx actually existed. God and Jesus never did, they are a fabric of imagination. And people who do not have common sense to figure out the difference between Fiction and reality can not from sound opinions about anything! That is just my opinion
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]I see lots of people around here wo have really read Marx

46Arvind Kejriwal
There are many great personalities around the world but this guy has something divine that made me value my country and humanity. He started fighting alone and now many people like me having sleepless nights thinking about country's future being sensitive to common man's survival in India.
His initiative to clean politics in India which nobody thought of since last 50 years.. His initiative of bringing Swaraj in country and making people realize the power of vote.. Is amazing. he bought HOPE in common man/woman..
Today gandhi g also cannot win any election, because of corrupt media. But kejriwal in modern time fighting to very rich and corrupt people. Thanks him to change our thought and brought a new politics in India. He is fighting 2nd freedom of India. I am always with him till he is fighting in honestly.
[Newest]One of the best personality in Indian politics

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.

48Thomas 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.


He didn't failed in his 1000 inventions. But he invented 100 things that don't work
[Newest]Owner of the idea which can remove darkness.

He was the great saint who told people that knowledge is for everyone in this world and every race/caste of people
Great visionary in early age
One of the great saint of are nation

The father of faith and of all nations
Hazrat ibrahim sincere prophet of allah
2nd best president freezes slaves so if you don't like this guy you weird
[Newest]One of the most important prophet of his time.

51K.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
I just love her voice and her song kehna hi kya keeps playing inside of me while in silence

52Amitabh Bachchan
Great achievement and very hard working, inspiring to all others
One of the greatest film actor in the world
Greatest actor or century
[Newest]Great actor big b

53Vallabhbhai Patel
He was a great man born in middle class family. He played main role in making of India by joining of small kingdoms and their kings to India. Thereby bringing in Unity in diversity.
The iron man in true spirit. Without him it was impossible to break monarchy rule. Undoubtedly should have been first prime minister
Vallabhbhai patel is gives his best for making India.
[Newest]A true visionary of India. United India would not have been possible without his iron will.

One of the Blessed Prophet of God.
Beat prophet of allah
A prophet of his time appointed by Allah
[Newest]He is certainly fictional

55Tipu Sultan
He is only one tiger which is born in India and lonely fight the British. He is the best freedom fighter.
The tiger of mysore.
The first freedom fighter
When ever he used to build a Mosque,
He used to build a temple too
All over a great man acourding to me
He was real tiger of India only a king person who sacrifice his life for India no one reach where he stood.. British soldiers know very well.
[Newest]First freedom fighter, a real tiger

56Bill Gates
Founder of a technology race
A man who saw tomorrow. May GOD bless him. One of the best role models!
He played a very important role thru his company to make personal computing possible for everyone, thus making learning process of computer hardware/software technology much easier and affordable for every one and at the same time made computing at enterprise level much more affordable and so created millions of jobs & opportunities. He is one of those rare people in the world who helped create jobs and helped train people for those jobs at the same time.

He is also the most generous philanthropist on this planet.
Its because of him that the world has eased itself into computing so well... Windows is a world changing product... Also he donates a lot every year and gives back to the society through his foundation... So he is the best human being for me
[Newest]Richest man for more than two decades

57Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
One of the Greatest person in fight for Freedom from British in this country. A Great scholar, Poet, Social Reformer and the one who inspired thousands of people, Propagated Hinduism on Scientific basis. Unparalleled leader.
One of the greatest patriot in the world!
One of those rare souls whose courage, patriotism and integrity was appreciated even by the British empire which imprisoned him for more than 10 years in the notoriously torturous cellular jail- kala paani from a total of 14 years of imprisonment. In 1985 Great Britain honoured him posthumously by unveiling a plaque in London as a tribute to patrotism at India House - the place from where he directed an armed revolution against the empire..
[Newest]Long vision leader in history

58Nikola 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.


Edison and others stoled a lot of his ideas. He was a great scientist!
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!
[Newest]He is one of the great scientists across world..

59Winston Churchill
Ensured, through tough determination, the freedom from tyranny of Black, White, Jew, Muslim, Gay, Straight, Male & Female.
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
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.

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.

61Husayn ibn Ali
He fought a holy war exclusively for the sake of saving Islam from the hordes against humanity, for which he had to lay down his own life and that of his kith and kin with friends and his chosen few who also fought bravely and laid down their lives for the cause of Islam.
He proves to the world
IMAM HUSSAIN A. S gave everything he had, including his life, for the greater good and for the benefit of those around him, and his epic legacy continues to inspire millions across the world on a daily basis.

Hussain ibn Ali was born in 620 AD to a family famed for their values of equality, love and peace. Raised by his grandfather Muhammad (the last prophet of Islam), Hussain was known for his integrity, generosity of spirit and blindness to colour and social class. It was for this reason that people flocked to him and his family.
[Newest]Taught us how to win by giving away your lives

62Steve Jobs
He made crappy phones and sold them for hundreds of dollars
He was the greatest leader, there would not have been revolution in computer, mobile, music industry, animation. He was one step ahead of all people in our time
The first high-school dropout to be able to invent colored computers and run a major corporation without the slightest sweat.


[Newest]No one can compete him in his whole life

63Kanshi Ram
Kanshi Ram was the greatest person of India
He was the man who implemented the ideas of Dr.B.R. ambedkar and brought the dalit (depressed and untouchable) in politics in India.
Great man he was.
[Newest]Great man he was

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
[Newest]He basically created our laws

65Subhas Chandra Bose
Greatest of freedom fighters. Had he got even little support from other leaders that time he would have done wonders. We would have got freedom at least 10, years before without the tragedy followed by partition
One of the greatest freedom fighter of India
"He is the greatest patriot of India."
[Newest]Should be back, and in power this time

66Stephen Hawking
Led to our understandings of space, time, and the universe as a whole
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.
A great human mind in search for the truth that surrounds us.
[Newest]He should be a little more up.


67Shambhu Maharaj
Really great no doubt
Shambhu maharaj is great maratha warrior
World greatest man. Nothing another mans who like

68Hazrat Abbas
A great hero. Taught us how to be loyal. The most obedient brother. Stood with the right and against the wrong. Helped the children. Was loved by all.
He is very honest person
You are the leader and the pillar of Islam.
[Newest]Best brother in this world

69Barack Obama
1 think he should be dropped from the list of the greats.
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.
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.
[Newest]He is not capable to this list remove him

You have listed Ravidas on 77 Number. He was the greatest saint among all other saint of his time. so I think you have no sufficient knowledge about him. In my view first of all you should read biography of Ravidas after rectifying this you listed Ravidas again. Besides it there are many ranks errors of other persons. But at number 1 You choose a Right person Dr B R Ambedkar, he deserves to this rank.
He was a true saint. He loved his duty and did not indulge in hypocrisy. He taught love and affection.
I love him and his great teachings of pain free and sorrow less world where everyone will happy.
[Newest]He was a true saint.

71Charles 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

72Hazrat Zainab
1400 years ago this lady taught the Muslim women of the world to stand up against injustice. The world needs to see how this grand daughter of the Prophet Mohammad taught Muslim women to stand up for themselves. Much contrary to how the world holds Islam responsible for injustice against women... Prophet Mohammad and his family stood up for rights of women. However Muslims of today ignore what the Prophet and his family; daughter and grand daughters taught and Muslims of today degrade women.
This lady save this Islam..
The great survivor and leader of Islam.
[Newest]A powerful lady that was a good role model for all women

73Rabindranath Tagore
The only person who wrote the national anthem of 2 countries.
The real great historic person who still represents India
He is a very good and well manered person.

Miss Mayawati is known as iron lady and done the great job for poor people specially for schedule cast people and made the historical monuments for icons who stood to help and made sacrifices for thir people. I proud of her.
She is a iron Lady for our country
She is a iron lady socialist justice to all people
[Newest]Miss mayawati is a great iron lady in Indian politics and increase dr ambedkar' thought.

75Lionel Messi
He sucks Ronaldo is better
Number 1 football player
Best player in the world!
[Newest]Lionel Messi is the best player of all time whether you like or not he is the best player of our generation maybe even history

Great saint & philosopher
Shri. Sant Tukaram was Great saint & philosopher.
He is one of the great person who teach world about God BHAKTI
[Newest]Simple yet divine language

77Ja'far al-Sadiq
He was the most knowledgeable person of his time. His knowledge was very vast and diverse. He was the expert of various fields of sciences including medical sciences. He also had the greatest knowledge of religion and law. He was admired by the leader of various sects of religion.
Without your teachings we wouldn't be having a golden academic history on which we can proud
His knowledge was beyond the extremities
[Newest]Greatest of leaders and as all imams did he lived by setting an example, his whole life is a lesson to be learned

78Alexander 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]Listen Iron Maiden - Alexander The Great

79Lal Bahadur Shastri
He was a great personality. He was not a politician, he was a real social worker.
He was impartial politician fully devoted to the development of the nation.
Great personality of simple living n high thinking

80Ratan Tata
Who has given a boost to Indian industry and given a status to India in international market. Feel so proud to be Indian as there are some people like ratan tata who are making a nation feel proud.
Very Good Businessman and reliable personality
Great person for Indian people
[Newest]Trusted brand of India

81Prakash Amte
THANKLESS AND DEVOTED WORK. Such a horrible place in the Gadchiroli district where to think of living itself is a big challenge but this hero with his family devoted his whole life for the really needed person by living like those people and a part of there life
Social worker who devotes his entire life for helping tribal groups and also an animal lover.
Only one in this selfish world

82Gautama Buddha
Who spread peace in the whole world..
He was a great person
Greatest. Among the world... That can't be counted... A rial eg of peace, nonviolence, humanity.

He was a great thinker at that time, first economist. Under his terrain India cherished. He should be remembered all the time. India in fact needed him at the time of Muslim invasion. It was a missed time.
The greatest management guru of India
Chanakya is best baba

84Mata Ramai
We salute for the dedication for your works & sacrifices for the backward peoples
She was really great
The best Mata ramai

85Bhagwan Ramji
Bhagwan Ram is the great God.
Who taught Ideal living.
God is permanently life ram in India

86Wolfgang 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

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

Saint Asaram has been reforming lives of millions of people in India and abroad for last 50 years through his spiritual discourses, social services, meditation camps, special programs for children, poor and other weaker sections of society. His selfless contribution society, country and world at large is immeasurable. Such high level saints appear on earth once in ages. World should recognize to derive the fullest benefit of blessings of such saint which is continuously flowing. Instead, the selfish world has framed him under false charges. We hanged Jesus to death, only to worship him later. Likewise many slants under various religions have been defamed by vested interests for ages. But, truth prevails, righteousness is still prevailing in world because of contribution of saints like Saint Asaram. He is undoubtedly the Number person for me.
Bapuji preaches the existence of Supreme Being in all human beings. He says Supreme being is beyond any religions. He has 8 corore disciples in India. He says Man is born to know thyself. He not only preaches but also makes you realize that you are not different from God but God itself.
Bapuji - The greatest Saint from India. India is known for its saints and Bapuji is the precious gift to the World and entire Mankind from India. Millions of Devotees of Bapuji has experienced the bliss and peace of Spirituality in his feets and are following bapuji and spreading the same in all across the world.
[Newest]The real sant Asaram bapu.
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One of great leader ever and forever
The greatest king ever
The stupid king who spent his all life for nothing.

90Alexander Fleming
He is undoubtedly one of the best scientist in the world. He has invented such important thing that saves the modern people.

91Mahaveer Swami
The brave soul that saved us from many evils... I wish I could thank him in person back in time.
He is principle of peacefulness, forgiveness,
He is the one who gave message of peace, forgiveness and kindness
[Newest]Live and Let Live, if world follow his principle, this world be much safe and peaceful

92Rajashri Shahu
Great ruler visionary person has permanent impact on India's history.
The founder of Arakshan & works for avoiding the unaccountability in India

93Rajmata Ahilyadevi Holkar
She was a great women and great worriers of India. She was also a great leader of India she faced a lots of trouble in her life but even than she managed everything very effectively. I SALUTE HIM...
She was great Queen of India. She is first queen of India she was god
No anyone can ask about that who one is great
[Newest]She was great Queen of India. She is first queen of India she was god

94Che 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.


When in Cuba, he put children to death by his command, that's a great human being? SOCIALISM has KILLED more human beings in over hundred years than any other political idea, I include national "socialism" in that equation. Karl marx said "we will hang the capitalist with his own rope", Karl Marx 's mother in-law said to marx, "get a job! You lazy BUM! " SOCIALISM Does not work you tree hugging liberals! CHE was A mass murderer and got what he deserved!
A freedom fighter who changed the world and how people view the idea of a free world.


[Newest]It's better to die standing than to live on your Knees.

95Cristiano Ronaldo
The worlds best player. According to his skills mental ability, accuracy, shoot power, and techniques..
He is more STEP AHEAD of Lionel Messi. He Can Score Goals in any leagues... He is Just superb Athlete.


He is the best player in the world
[Newest]You are the best...

96Osman Ali
He likes FIFA 14 and he is the best playing it

97Felix 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.


He's pretty awesome but he didn't really do something special but he is the most subscribed man on YouTube

98William Shakespeare
346? 346?
How do Jerry Springer, PewDiePie, Marzia, Kobe Bryant, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Robert Downey Jr. , Angelina Jolie and Dolly Parton beat Shakespeare? I'm fine with modern day celebrities, but they have to influence the future. 100 years from now, will anyone remember PewDiePie or Kim Kardashian? Probably not. Shakespeare, however, has stood the test of time. His plays influenced the entire world, and none of these people who I have listed can ever come close to that. I think it's sad that there are people who would call a PewDiePie video, a Lady Gaga song or a Kobe Bryant dunk better than anything Shakespeare did. He is, truly, one of the greatest people ever, and I will gladly debate with anyone who disagrees.
Great philosopher, playwright, thinkerCenturies ahead of his time on earth.

99Sant Shri Asaramji Bapu
Hinduism, lets you do whatever you want, you can follow ideas from any other religion. In Hinduism you are not restricted from doing anything. You may worship a idol or you may not, it all depends on what helps you get inner peace. Hinduism does not enforce any thing on you, according to our religion you may do as you wish. Hindus may believe in the words of Jesus and Mohammad along with the words of Rama, Krishna and Buddha. Our religion originated around the time of the ancient Egyptian and Greek religions and still survives till this day, despite the 1000 years of Islamic rule and 200 years of Christian rule.
It is a good sant of India
The greatest Hindu sant whose life is fully dedicated to humanity... hari om.
[Newest]Black spot of humanity

100John 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
"You obviously don't understand life."- John Lennon

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