21 Neil deGrasse Tyson
22 Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865 . Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War - its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis .
Was he? - Lucretia
23 Penn & Teller
24 Stephen Fry
Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter and activist. After a troubled childhood and adolescence, during which he was expelled from two schools and spent three months in prison for credit card fraud, Fry secured a place at Queens' College, Cambridge, where he studied English ...read more.
I saw an interview with him. He really isn't afraid to state his opinion. I respect him. - IronSabbathPriest
25 Bill Nye
William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer.
As a knowledgeable scientist, he can shut up any creationist in 5 minutes (Ken Ham) - ryanrimmel
This guy had (won) a debate with Ken Ham
26 Ayaan Hirsi Ali
27 John Lennon
John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.
28 Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.
Darwin wasn't an atheist, just saying. - Therandom
Darwin was not an atheist.
He attributed the initiation of evolution to a Creator.
The attribution was correct.
The theory was demonstrably wrong.
29 Tim Minchin
31 Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.
That's right people. Harry Potter himself has claimed to be an atheist.
32 Alan Turing
Alan Mathison Turing was a pioneering English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst and theoretical biologist. V 1 Comment
33 Matt Dillahunty
One of the best debators on the list. Should be top 10!
34 George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Best writer ever, his books did not involve religion. - Lucretia
35 Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov, born Isaak Ozimov (c. January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science.
36 Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949, until his death in 1976. ...read more.
37 Steven Pinker
38 Ernesto Che Guevara
39 Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories who is widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.
40 Angelina Jolie