Greatest Religious Figures of All Time

Vote for the religious figure who you think has influenced the world the most.

The Top Ten

1 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.

I can't stand when people talk about things they know absolutely nothing about. This post is about Jesus. For one thing Jesus was absolutely not a white man. I'm a 45 year old white man, correct term, I'm Caucasian. If He was white He would have been the only one around there and that would have definitely been written in one of the four accepted gospels because He's portrayed that way anyway. Jesus was from Bethlehem, Palestine. Ok so if all Christians are white supremacists that voted for Trump why are they worshipping a man/God that's not white? You probably should have said something along those lines. We can discuss things without pushing our beliefs on one another because I'm not a Christian and I wanted Ben Carson as president, an African American genius surgeon. Watch the movie about his life starring Cuba Gooding Jr. Also I don't believe Christians or any other religion should push their beliefs on anyone else. There is a way and that is to present facts not your beliefs and ...more

As a Christian, I must say that I love that Jesus Christ died on the cross for my sins. We're all sinners, but we can be forgiven of them. If you have Jesus in your heart, you can get to Heaven when you die, an amazing place where there is no pain or sadness, and we'll be there forever. - PandasNGaga

Jesus should always be at number one. Everyone knows him!

Who is that weird person at the current number one by the way?

How is that rapist higher than Jesus? that's really makes me lose the faith in humanity. - Votebotingsucks

2 Muhammad Muhammad (570 AD - 632 AD) was an Arabian Prophet, best known as the central figure (and last prophet) of the Abrahamic religion of Islam and is amongst the most revered and important historical figures in the world.

In Catholicism, they believe that Muhammad is a false prophet but even if that is true, you should still respect the religion. - Aaronwahed

Buhdda, Jesus or this legend should be higher than Gurmeet - IceBearRules

He proved to be a successful leader, warrior, religious leader and in every field of life, he is an embodiment.

Also a convicted rapist - lilrocketman

The man who had 8 wives is a rapist? Yeah what a logic you have, also his wives were widows and he treated them nicely and he was also nice to them.
You anti-Muslim are weird first you say "he is a prevent who had 8 wives" then you call him a rapist? How would you feel if I called Jesus a rapist? (That won't happen because Muslims do believe that Jesus was a great person) - Votebotingsucks

3 Buddha Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

A true saint, and truly peaceful.

Either him, Muhammad or Jesus should be at the #1 spot, not a rapist who is at this time of writing, imprisoned until 2037! - TopTenTed

He is hot make my babies

Bet that his brain cells disappears each hour - BigFatNoob

He gave scientific religion to the world.

4 Moses

He was a great leader but his people are the ones who disobeyed God - BigFatNoob

5 Confucius Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. He is the founder of the religion with the same name as him. Confucius believed he was doing the Will of Ti'en (God or 'Heaven') by preaching ethics.

False leader - BigFatNoob

6 Martin Luther Martin Luther was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.

Wrong - BigFatNoob

heretic - namesnipe


HEretic - namesnipe

7 Abraham Abraham, originally Abram, is the first of the three biblical patriarchs. His story, told in chapters 11 through 25 of the Book of Genesis, plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the bible, God called upon him and told him 'through your son, Isaac, more.

Hugely important in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

He almost killed his son to see his faith - BigFatNoob

He did some bad stuff, but he's a good guy. - Luckys

8 St. Paul 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.

Greatest figurein christian religion

He got me pinched in 3rd grade by some dude. - Luckys

9 St. Peter
10 Guru Gobind Singh Guru Gobind Singh; born Gobind Rai, was the 10th Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.

Best guru in the world Satnam waheguru

Guru gobind singh g
mere shone satguru piyare

The Contenders

11 Mother Teresa Mother Teresa also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. She was born on August 26th, 1910 and died September 5, 1997 On September 5th, 2016, Pope Francis Canonized Mother Teresa, making her St. Teresa of Calcutta.

I am not praying to a mere human being - BigFatNoob

12 Rampal

Jagatguru rampal maharaj is supreme power on the earth - Rajeev064

Great chyran

Jagatguru rampal maharaj is true sant present time in the world - Rajeev064

Jagatguru rampal maharaj is great satguru present time in the world - Rajeev064

13 Virgin Mary

Mother Of the Eternal Son Of God. Greatest Saint of all time.

She is the Mother of Our Lord & God.

She is the Blessed Mother Of God.

And should not be prayed too as she was purely a normal human being...

I'd rather pray to god through Jesus rather than praying to a human who is a mortal whether they think they are a god or not. - BigFatNoob

14 Guru Nanak Dev

Taught all religions are the same.
Taught equal rights.
I wish he was alive today. - DylanB5

He taught that all religion are same... We should not measure religion or god in percentage... God is one... Always be one...

Best religion in the young world

He says god is one

15 Rama

Ram is Great In The World

Jai shri rama - sissy

Vishnu avatar Shri Ram

16 Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics.

He is a greedy pig - BigFatNoob

17 Zoroaster

Judaism, Christianity and Islam follow his philosophy, he should be number 1 - Kuro

One of the greatest humans in history, sadly all religions after him stole his teachings and sold them off as their own.

Nope - BigFatNoob


18 Lord Krishna

Lord Krishana incarnation of God

Best god ever

Hare krishna - sissy

19 Anton Lavey Anton Szandor LaVey was an American author, musician and occultist, best known for forming the Church of Satan as well as the philosophy LaVeyan Satanism, a philosophy centered around individuality and "being your own god". It does not have anything to do with worshipping an actual Devil, and is actually more.

WHat tHe HeLl iS tHAt fAce!?!? - BigFatNoob

Get em outta here

The best!

20 Joseph Smith

I mean, I would vote for him, but he is a prophet of Jesus, and Jesus is already on the list so... He's my second pick. - Person12

Absolutely, the most misunderstood person of the 18th, 19th and 20th century. You will grow closer to God and His Son, Jesus Christ by studying the teachings and revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Put it to the test and see.

He was the founder and first prophet of the fastest growing Christian religion in the world!

21 Odin

Isn't this list for real people? - rankist

22 Mahavira

Jainism is totally based on science

Follow Jainism you will know the true happiness of life that is
It's principle live and let live

It teaches that your soul is above
All and one attain Mukti

Even after 2600 years we believe in his thoughts and paths without any doubts. Many scients and lawers of other casts and religions wish to have their second birth in jain family. This shows the power of jainism. This dharm has no bar for any cast. It is always open for any body and every body who believe in AHINSA AND TRUTH.

23 Bahá'u'lláh

Latest Manifestation of Creator!

24 L. Ron Hubbard Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (1911-1986) was an American author known for forming the new religious movement Scientology.

Only a bunch of idiots can follow...

25 Satan

Yep I agree

26 St. Francis of Assisi

One of the very top virtuous representatives of humanity of all time.

27 Adi Shankara

The most influential expunder and consolidator of Advaita Vedanta.

28 St. Thomas Aquinas
29 Laozi
30 Zhuang Zhou

He created the modern Taoist philosophy, the successor of The Laozi.

31 Lord Rama
32 Guru Ram Das

This dude is awesome

33 Joel Osteen
34 Meher Baba

Meher Baba, the Avatar: "Meher Baba" means "Compassionate Father." It is the name given to their spiritual Master by a group of disciples in the early 1920s when signs of his spiritual status first became apparent. Today, many thousands of people from every religious tradition regard Meher Baba as the one long awaited - " the Prophet, the Buddha, the Christ, the Messiah of this age. Most commonly in India he is referred to as the "Avatar," a Sanskrit word meaning "descent of God."

35 Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama is a monk of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism founded by Je Tsongkhapa. The Dalai Lama title was created by Altan Khan (Shunyi Wang of China) in 1578. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso.

The 14th Dalai Lama is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was formally headed by the Ganden Tripas.

36 St. John
37 St. Gianna Beretta Molla
38 St. Maria Goretti
39 Wotan
40 Brahma Baba

Brahma Baba, founding father of Brahma Kumaris, had series of divine visions and spiritual revelation
By Supreme soul, which transformed his Life. God Shiva, the Ocean of knowledge, gave precious jewels of knowledge through Brahma Baba (medium).
Brahma Baba became instrument of Almighty God for establishment of New Golden age.
This is the only true knowledge which leads to God and attainment of mukti (liberation).

This is reality of all knowledge...
Not imaginations...
Words of God Shiva...
That enable us to lead a blissful life...

Great Great Grand Father of HUMANITY and An Instrument of GOD Almighty Himself...

Founder of Brahma Kumaris - Ishuja

41 St. Joseph

If Mary is on this list why isn't Joseph

42 Guru Hargobind Guru Hargobind was the sixth of the Sikh gurus. He was eleven years old when he became Guru on 11 June 1606, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir.

Best diwali bandi chor invented Diwali di raat

43 Guru Amar Das

Best guru oldest guru in punjabi history just born before

44 Guru Har Rai
45 Sadhguru Tamil
46 Guru Chris Green

Saving the world, one circumcision at a time

47 Aleister Crowley Aleister Crowley was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century.
48 Augustine of Hippo
49 Archangel Michael
50 Joan of Arc Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War, and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. more.
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