Greatest Americans of All Time
The Top Ten
1 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 . V 1 Comment
2 George Washington
George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Without Washington and his leadership of the Continental Army there would not be the USA. We would be voting for "greatest British Colonial ever"
Greatest American ever. Hands down number 1.
3 Ronald Reagan
Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader . V 2 Comments
4 Neil Armstrong
First human being to leave the planet and walk on another world.
5 Ben Carson
Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. is a retired American neurosurgeon and former candidate for President of the United States.
Worked his way up from extreme poverty to become one of the best surgeons of all time.
6 Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
7 Benjamin Franklin
8 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.
Literally saved the world as commander of the Allied Forces during WW2, then presided over an unprecedented period of growth and prosperity during the 1950's, and building much of the interstate highway infrastructure we still use today.
9 Walt Disney
Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.
10 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 ...read more.
Easily the "toughest" president ever.
As a candidate running for president, he was shot by an assassin, the bullet lodged against a rib, but missed vital organs, so he still delivered the speech he was schedule to give, although shortened a bit, and THEN went to the hospital.
11 Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events during ...read more.
12 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. ...read more.
13 Hugh Hefner
14 Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger
15 Alexander Hamilton
16 Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
17 Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.
18 Ernest Hemmingway
19 John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the ...read more. V 1 Comment
20 Scott Kelly
Scott Joseph Kelly is an engineer, retired American astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy Captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station on Expeditions 26, 45, and 46.
What idiot put the singer Scott Kelly's photo up here?
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This listing is for the ASTRONAUT Scott Kelly!