Most Charismatic People of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Jesus Christ Jesus Christ Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, Palestine. He was born to Mary, as the bible says "she was found with child of the Holy Ghost" (Matthew 1:18). He was both man and God (John 20:28). According to the bible He is God alone (Deuteronomy 6:4). more.

Whether or not you believe he was the Son of God, his teachings are some of the most inspiring in history. - PetSounds

He founded a religion by himself, inspiring others and impacting history and society greatly. His religion that he founded created millions of zealous believers that throughout the ages, have fought wars, brought peace, preached life, heralded death, all in his name. His importance and role in humanity's growth cannot be understated.

I can easily believe that Jesus Christ is at the top of this list, I mean, He did create all of us. Whether or not you choose to believe it, it is still true. His teachings have lasted since the dawn of time (aka the Seven Days of Creation), and are still huge in the world today. Oh, and please don't give this a thumbs down, after all, it is only an opinion. A pretty valid opinion at that. And, of course, this did take me a solid five minutes to type. And lastly-eh what the heck? I don't even have an account, do what is there to lose? Goodbye everyone! I'll remember you al in therapy!

He was born of a virgin, was the incarnation of God, was his own son and his own father, sacrificed his only son -- himself -- for all of our sins, was resurrected, and went to Heaven where he now sits next to himself! If that's not badass then nothing is.

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2 Winston Churchill Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, and a writer.

I really admire this gentleman. His "Keep Calm And Carry On" speeches helped to lift a whole nations spirits through one of the toughest times in British history. He also had a fantastic sense of humour! - Britgirl

I have a book of his quotes. They never fail to inspire and amuse. - PetSounds

Without him the nazis would have taken over the world

3 Richard Feynman Richard Feynman Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which he proposed the more.

Feynman had very charismatic ways of explaining physics. I would have loved to have seen it in action. - PositronWildhawk

Wow, I was not expecting Richard Feynman to be this high on ANY list on TheTopTens. Anyway, I'm glad that he has at least some notability here and do agree that he was quite charismatic.

4 John Lennon 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.

I don't agree with everything he said and did, but he stood up for his beliefs. I admire him for that. - PetSounds

A real master of words and attitude.

Touched the hearts of millions, everyone knows his name, Jesus comes a close second but John L is more contemporary

5 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of more.

Despite his ethics and, like, really poor opinions in general, uniting a broken nation back into another war and successfully conquering most of Europe takes some almighty charisma skills. He should really be #1.

Adolf Hitler was a true master of manipulation. Always "a man of the people," he turned his allies into his subordinates and rose through the ranks of Germany much faster than any politician of his time. His charisma seduced his entire country into to believe that starting a genocide against the innocent Jews was for the better good. Personally, I think every charismatic dictator deserves to be on this list.

Adolf Hitler was one of the most charismatic people of The Great Depression. He promised change to the entire country of Germany and many citizens of the US turned to him for help. People were desperate for help financially and he gave them hope for a better future. He promised to end The Great Depression and had everyone on his side. He was a man for the people.

Great leader

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6 Elizabeth II Elizabeth II

Close to becoming the longest-reigning monarch in British history, Her Majesty is a true example of grace. - PetSounds

She is very charismatic.

7 Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel more.

Completely agree with whoever added this. Thank-you! - PetSounds

8 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

Very charming

9 Rowan Atkinson Rowan Atkinson Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr.
10 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has more.

The Contenders

11 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison

"I haven't failed. I've just found ten thousand ways that won't work!" - PetSounds

Adore that quote. Seriously. - PositronWildhawk

12 Stephen Fry 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 more.
13 Paul the Apostle Paul the Apostle Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul, and also known by his native name Saul of Tarsus was an apostle who taught the gospel of the Christ to the 1st-century world.

He was a great teacher, and his epistles are some of the greatest works ever written. - PetSounds

14 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.

Should be number 1

A man that had everything and lost it.

Hilarious that this man is rated lower than most of the people on top of the list.
His charisma was so extreme that people was in awe of him just by being in the same room as him. Big Hollywood starts were starstrucked.

This man was exploding with electricty anywhere he was, any time

15 Vera Lynn
16 Tom Lehrer Tom Lehrer
17 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong
18 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams

Good or Bad he is certainly charismatic

Everybody admires this man - if they know him

19 Judy Garland Judy Garland Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm (June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. The American Film Institute named her 8th greatest female star of classic American cinema. She's also the mother of actress and singer Liza Minnelli.
20 John Cleese John Cleese
21 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Tanzanian-born British singer with Persian ancestry, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. more.

Just amazing stage presence

Amazing charisma.

22 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is currently more.
23 Mark Twain Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist.

Personable and accessible his quotes are funny and straight to the point. - Dyshpo

24 Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Johnson Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and semi-retired professional wrestler, signed with WWE.

Can you smell... What the Rock. Is. Cooking

The Most Charismatic of all time

25 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (January 17th 1942 - June 3rd 2016) was an American former professional boxer . He was generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport.

Hard to think why there's even a competition. He did everything with charisma! You look at him and you can't find a flaw. Just a RARE form of human

26 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the more.

Arguably the most charismatic US President.

27 Robert Downey Jr
28 Tupac Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

If are planet was to fight another planet this would be the Commander and Chief

29 Jim Morrison Jim Morrison James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
30 Bill Clinton Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States . He previously served as governor of Arkansas . He became president after unseating incumbent president, George H . W Bush in 1992 . He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator Bob Dole .

Without doubt the most empathetic, charming person of all time

31 Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini more.

By the way The most crazy and charismatic Person that had ever lived

This Man is Inside and should have been called Duce of Charisma

32 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.
33 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
34 Napoleon Napoleon Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.
35 Cary Grant Cary Grant Cary Grant, born Archibald Alexander Leach (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was a British-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. He began a career in Hollywood in the early 1930s, and became known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, and light-hearted more.

For sure a charismatic personality, Love to watch his movies...

Absolutely! My favourite actor, and they don't come much more charismatic! - PetSounds

36 Jim Parsons Jim Parsons James Joseph "Jim" Parsons is an American actor. He is known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
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38 Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. more.
39 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of more.

He was such a talented singer.
PS. Why the hell is Hitler in this list?

40 John Paul II

He truly believed that everyone in the world was loved and unique.

41 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.
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43 Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture more.
44 Sandra Bullock Sandra Bullock Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner.
45 Errol Flynn

Without a doubt. His presence could light up an entire stage and screen. This cannot be learned.

46 Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
47 Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
48 Russell Brand Russell Brand

Standing up for us! The people!

49 John Gotti

I use to work with someone that served on one of his jury trials. She couldn't take her eyes off him. He was that compelling.

50 Jeremy Clarkson Jeremy Clarkson Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring.
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