Most Influential People of All Time
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First Emperor of Rome, ruled for about half a century. If he had not won the civil war the empire might have split into two far earlier, lost its influence, or completely fallen apart. The name Caesar or Emperor became the name for half the rulers of Europe.
Augustus name echoed in history centuries before of almost all everyone mentioned in this list and he will be remembered many centuries after they are forgotten.
Took Julius Caesar's vision of a kingdom and twisted it into an empire. His actions set the groundwork for how the Roman government would decentralize and the military failure that was teutoburg forest laid the seed that would later lead to the cessation of Roman expansion and the transformation into a tributary state from a conquest state. He was the last 'elected' leader of Rome and set the stage for the dynastic rule that followed.
One of the best roman emperors he's AWESOMEV 1 Comment
Just because she is brave and not afraid to stand up for what she believes in, if that ain't influential then I don't know what is!
The one who changed the would three time with out blood shed...
Great Leader... And founder of the 1st ever Separate country based on Religion, Culture, Livings etc...
One of the greatest leaders this world has seen. Should have been in top 20.
Founder of the islamic republic of PakistanV 10 Comments
His breath of knowledge and interest was limitless. His insight was provocative.
This man invented the deceleration of independence people he was a big hit the U.S. wouldn't this way with out him.V 2 Comments
This is Bill W. From AA, isn't it? That is an excellent entry.
It is great that he is on here and ranked fairly high up.V 1 Comment
His ability to talk and connect with the masses of all who listened to his music made him larger than life. Sure he was a miserable human being. But most great artists have tortured souls. Think about that. Kurt Cobain just had a massive talent for creating music in a way of communicating his inner most demons through his lyrics, music, voice and vision. It is true he lacked the musical talent that others like Lennon possessed, but he made up for it by his bearing his pain filled soul. You could hear his pain in his voice, it would rattle my own demons against the inner walls of myself and so many others like me. That's what made him a such a iconic speaker of the masses for a entire generation. If you look on sites like Tumblr nowadays and see these young people talk about Cobain and his music... you realize they weren't even alive when he was, but yet they can relate to what he was saying in his music. A visionary gone to soon. An icon that was unable to live a life without the pain ...more
He gave the world a good kick in the ass through his music with Nirvana. He proved that anyone from any background no matter how deprived can go onto be a huge influence in the world. There are better musicians who are 'technically' more skilled than he was. But he did what any good artist does. Play and create music with his heart and soul. It saddens me he was depressed for the majority of his short life, but his impact in the world will never be forgotten.
"It's better to burn out than fade away" - Kurt Cobain.
He changed the world in many ways with nothing more than Words, a Guitar & an attitude unknown at the time. He has influenced everything from Music, to Fashion, Attitude, Equality & became the spokesperson of a Generation seemingly overnight. His influences are still felt today, not only in his music, but in most fields of Art even though he hasn't been alive since 1994 (Committed suicide).
Don't even need to say anything. These guys got the gist of it.
But guys Come as you are, just say I'm not like them and don't be dumb. If your filled with pain drink Pennyroyal tea and just say All Apologies.
He changed a way of thinking in catolic church. He also take apart in comunism in comunism repart from Poland.
Why is he on here?
Because he was one of the most influential voices in rap and the black community - 9713524179
I loved his bus stunt in fsf 7
He technically made the internet so.
He made what the world is today
He created Microsoft
Greatest donar in world
proved Coperinicus' theory, and did other stuff
He unleashed the power for us to have what we have today. Extremely important!
"Universal poverty equals universal equality'V 1 Comment
Without this man's vision and intellect, in the face of staunch threat from church, earth might still be center of the universe. A man who showed us what responsibility lies on our shoulders and fits Sukruto's "life not examined is not worth lived" moto...
He was the first to come up with the theory that the sun was at the center of the universe
Polish stronomer known for his discovery of the hevenly bodies and his theory that they move round the sun and that the sun is the centre of the universe.
One of the great scientists of the world.
He is the man who lit up your house.V 1 Comment
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