Most Influential People of All Time

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101 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

In the short space of a few years the bushy haired guitar god went from the muddy banks of desolation to world wide stardom. With the guitar as his key to distinguished stardom he showed the world the power of music. There was more to Jimi Hendrix that met the eye, died far too young but don't all the greats. Jimi Hendrix - The Guitar God.

The greatest musician of all time. Or at least in the past 200 years

The greatest musician in the past 3,000 years.

102 Pierre De Coubertin Pierre De Coubertin Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (1 January 1863 – 2 September 1937) was a French educator and historian, and founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games. Born into a French aristocratic family, he became an academic and studied a broad ...read more.

Founder of the Olympic movement, the longest serving president of the IOC, he inspired people to take up sport and brought the world closer together. - Chimpchomp

Sport wouldn't be anything like it is today without him.

103 Abdul Kalam

Scientist, poet, activist, politician,

He is the one of the most valuable person in the universe.

Grate man of century

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104 Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson Scarlett Johansson (born November 22, 1984) is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her film debut in North. ...read more.

One of the prettiest woman on the earth

I just love her.And it's impossible to explain the reason.

I agree manys

105 Will Smith Will Smith Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his acting career overall. He has been in many popular movies, These include, but are not limited to, the Men in Black lineup, Pursuit of Happyness, and After Earth. He is often referred ...read more.

He is not the brother of adam smith

My favourite black hero

He is such a geez

yo man

106 Narendra Modi Narendra Modi Narendra Damodardas Modi is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014.A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament from Varanasi.

The greatest Prime Minister, India ever had... Man of Vision...

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107 Nirmala Srivastava Nirmala Srivastava Nirmala Srivastava, also known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, was the founder of Sahaja Yoga, a meditation technique and new religious movement.

Shri Mataji was born on 21 March 1923 in the centre of India it was equal day and equal night, hence she taught us all about balance in life. She has taken us out of our religious boxes and set us free by letting us feel the truth on our fingertip and on the central nervous system. To me I now know why I was created and the purpose for being here. We are all beautiful flowers of different colours shapes fragrances coming out of the Mother Earth to beautify her we are her creations no amount of money can force a seed to sprout, so think about it. Why not try it for free. Sahaja Yoga that is what Shri Mataji is all about.

Shree mataji gave us the priceless thing that is THOUGHTLESS AWARENESS

Showed the path of truth and peace

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi

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108 Felix Kjellberg

He usually donates about 5 million dollars to charity a year

Pewdiepie? In some ways, but Jesus's 4-5 billion(only today), to his 40 million.

109 Harvey Milk Harvey Milk Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. Tragically, he was killed the following year.
110 Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which ...read more.

Don't think positive about him he was a cruel dictator

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111 Julius Caesar Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar easily stands as one of the most influential people in history. As one of the greatest military geniuses of Rome, and history, his conquests alone have ramifications felt to this day. His political actions added to this became the turning point for the Roman Republic becoming the Roman Empire. His ability as a politician was so great that the people, even before his conquests of Gaul and Britannia, loved, praised, and even obeyed him, to a degree. He was the first man in Roman history to be defied, and upon his a death a temple to honor him was constructed.

Roman general and statesman who invaded Britain and returned to Rome as a popular hero. He fell in love with Cleopatra the Egyptian queen who followed him to Rome. He was given a mandate by the people to rule as Caesar and was worshiped as a god in his lifetime. However, he was murdered by a group of trusted friends led by Brutus.

112 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .

Someone missed the boat here. I have read a ton of absurd comments on other famous people and their impact on society whereas one of the most important and influential people of the last century and this one is notably absent: Bob Dylan. He changed the music world. Before him, there were very few artists who ever wrote about anything other than love songs. Bob Dylan changed lyric writing forever by writing about everything including topical songs from the early 60's protest movement. Bob Dylan did more for society than John Lennon ever did and Bob did it first. Bob was writing songs in support of the civil rights movement. Without his contributions, Rosa Parks would possibly never had decided to take that seat. He stuck up for the underdogs in society and he gave and continues to give to charity. John Lennon wrote Imagine, but that's it. Lennon was mostly a hypocrite who was not even a good father to his son Julian. Dylan however was a good father. Bob Dylan had an enormous influence ...more

I think he has every right to be on this list. He is quoted often and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He probably belongs on this list more than any other musician that is on here.

Great poet/singer/songwriter, but no way on this list

You totally deserves nobel for your nobel works

113 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven

I love classical music! It's my favorite genre, but I would put Mozart and Bach as my favorites before Beethoven. Beethoven is really good though.

He reshaped music. He was the seed that would later grow and he bridged the classical era to romantic era.

Worlds best composer and lyricist

114 Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei, was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance.

proved Coperinicus' theory, and did other stuff

115 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 ...read more.

Madonna is one of the greatest singer-songwriters&performers ever. People forget how many classic pop hits she has had. She is a soundtrack for millions since 1983!

Thanks to Madonna the world is a better place, and some people denies it, well now imagine if Madonna would never be here, how the world would be... Just saying.

Madonna is the biggest international musical icon of all time - Alexandr

Even we hate it, she practically MADE pop music.

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116 Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history.

He said what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, and most of modern philosophy is based off of his books.

117 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong

I am going to moon

Of all the people on this list, his name is the only one that will still be remembered 10,000 years from now.
First human being to leave the planet and walk on another world.

118 Guru Nanak Dev

Guru NANAK was the first incarnation of the GOD almighty in India, who gave all the spiritual help and power to those people who were totally untouchable and down trodden at that time. Not only by taking them in his arms but by really eating the food with them which was totally impossible at that time. He darely opposed against the present ruler of the country at that time by saying babar you are jhawar in his court, against his inhumanity acts around the country. He totally uplifted all those people who were considered as inhuman due to their castes. He really established a new era in India. I am proud to be a Sikh. SAT SHRI AKAAL (GOD IS TRUTH) - GSKOHLY

God on earth...

GREATEST SPIRITUAL PERSON BORN IN THIS EARTH. traveled LENGTH & BREATH OF THE WORLD AND PREACHED HUMANITY, PATH OF TRUTH, LOVE, AIM OF OUR LIFE, AND HOW TO MEET THE BELOVED LORD. GIVEN THE MANTRA OF WAHEGURU BY WHICH HUMAN BEING RECITING CAN E ONE WITH THE LORD. THERE ARE SO MANY ATTRIBUTES WHICH CANNOT BE DESCRIBED IN WORDS OF GURU NANAKDEV JI.

119 Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

One speaks too much of his dark past! But he has turned his life and is the best example for all!

I like all your movies and the best one is iron man 3

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120 Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj

Shivaji is one of the great person in the world...

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