Most Important People of All Time

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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). ...read more.

I Love Jesus. He died for me on the cross and has forgiven me and all people who believes in Him

He predicted that there will be wars, famine and earthquakes. Matthew 24:7

And what is about the millions of pessimists who predicted it too? - waldo

I totally agree. He's #1!

Since man cannot reach up to God, God reached down to man. Jesus is the greatest man to walk the earth.

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2 Muhammad 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.

Mohammed is a gift to all by ALLA.

Prophet muhammad is the most important person ever

Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) is the best role model for all humankind. Among his outstanding virtues and characteristics, he was an extraordinary husband, a perfect father, and a unique grandfather. He was also a great statesman, judge, and spiritual leader. His most distinctive quality, however, was the fact that he was a blessing to all in both word and deed.

Prophet mohammed is 1st in most important people ever

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3 Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

He should be in number 1

One of the greatest - Eklavya

Best

The greatest ever to walk on earth

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4 Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

He was a great man

the ambasador of black people - pele10brazil

I choose martin Luther king becurse he was willing to go to jail just to change the way white people thought about black people.

Because he gave fredom to the black.

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5 Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, ...read more.

He Th Best

This is the man who has brang us out of the dark. Math, Science, Art, Inventions, without him, who knows where we could have been. Thumbs up for this guy!

THE FATHER OF MODERNE SIENCE - pele10brazil

I m from India but still I love him
And the most important thing from which I know is THE ADELINE RUSH

6 Abraham Lincoln 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 its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

He ended slavery across the US - ExcaliberDG11

7 Jagat Guru Rampal Ji

The only saint on this earth and will be only him for forever onwards. And his preaching will make every soul important and make us understand why we should try for liberation by doing worship based on our holy scriptures from which we are far away.

Greatest saint present on earth today.. - satguru

Sent rampal ji maharaja is a great saint of the world.

He is really supreme teacher of spiritual knowledge in this time

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8 Bill Gates Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer.

God of modern times

Most important man, he changed the world and are still changing it!, he have given over 28$ BILLION to charity, and he's planing on given most % of he's networth to charity when he's dies, He have saved over 5 million people by donating only he's self, Bill Gates has given away 48 percent of his net-worth for charity since 2007. And are people really voting some singers, actors, football players?

modern world is based on computer tehnology and without his windows program it would all be different. and all he's money will be donated to charity. - pele10brazil

hes' the father of modern day cpu's

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9 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

He invented so many important things - DrayTopTens

10 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

Not religious myself either but you have to admit Jesus/Muhammed are obviously most influential people on human history. Einstein was obviously a very important individual given how he popularized physics, nobel prize for work which was part of beginning of quantum theory and obviously the theories of relativity so I voted for him. But some of these comments are dumb and I don't think you know anything about physics. Of course his theories and formulas are still used today, that is true for loads scientists/mathematicians with some from years before (think about how old arithmetic and geometry are), part of the reason he is on this list is because he became famous although he was very revolutionary and inspiring and intelligent, saying he is a genius and smartest of all time is dumb because what does that even mean, I'm sure there are lots of people with higher iqs and scientists with really important/impressive work that you will never have heard of.

Albert einstine was great person

his theory off relativity revolutionated sience - pele10brazil

Considering how number 1 doesn't even have proof of existence by any records, anyway his theories are still in use today, also he's my hero so gotta vote for him

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The Contenders

11 Genghis Khan Genghis Khan Genghis Khan c. 1162 – August 18 1227, born Temüjin, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death.

My ancestor! He's the top

Dominated 70% of the World

How is Muhammad Below Genghis.? Whoever made this list... honestly.

Not good

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12 Sir Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton Sir Isaac Newton PRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

Newton is the father of science making him the most important person who ever lived

This guy was the most brilliant mind that ever walked on planet earth

Invented a whole new branch of mathematic, just to answer a question he got asked.

Undoubtedly the most important person to ever live.Everyone is saying Jesus and Muhammed are most important.Ever thought how bad your life would have been without science and math? We would be superstitious and arguing like fools without logic.We would have no comfort or peace of mind in life.Why talk about people like Jesus and Muhammed who are in no way more advanced than the average person of that age? Just think,if Jesus or Muhammed are great,do you think they will even realise the importance of what Newton has done.Forget the fact that they will do it.They were ordinary people with no extraordinary abilities.Hence Isaac Newton deserves to be the most important man who ever lived.

13 Charles Darwin Charles Darwin Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

FATHER OFF EVOLUTION THEORY - pele10brazil

He made me flunk my reading class.

14 Henry Ford Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
15 Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

A selfless leader, modest, popular and yet a down to earth global icon who paid most of his attention to people he leads and "suffer little children" thus the Mandela Children Fund came to being. He's one African who walk the talk..

Thank you South Africa owes you a big thanks for all you have done to the country

Does anyone know how much he stole from South Africa? He should not be on this list!

16 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.

Tremendous influence.. All wonderful. Peace maker, peace activist, brilliant lyricist. total love of a man! 1

Should be much higher.

Best musician..best human, ever!

17 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

With out him there would be no light bulb and many other things we take for granted - FrankP

Well the lightbulb was already invented, Thomas Edison just made it commercially viable - ExcaliberDG11

Tesla was much more influentiol on the world in comparison to Edison espesialy considering alternating current.

Thanks for creating light
we really enjoy it so much.

Great person...
I am not capable to judge him or say about him

18 Mother Teresa 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.

She is there woman who worked for India...I am proud to be an indian

19 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and Electric motors. Tesla developed and used ...read more.

No. 1

Nikola Tesla accelerated technological progress by unquantifiable amounts. He was the Leonardo the Vinci of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Trying to put his contributions into perspective is difficult - without him, we would have a massively inefficient electric grid powered by DC current. We wouldn't have wireless recharging. The development of the electric motor would have been delayed by several decades. With the ability to instantly memorize everything he saw or read, Nikola Tesla's mind was so unbelievably strong that we'll likely be discovering things he had imagined hundreds of years from now.

He was one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity - pele10brazil

22?! Electricity?!

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20 John D. Rockefeller

NO

21 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 ...read more.

Unfortunately this survey ranks influential people, not good ones. WWII would not have occurred without Hitler; it is the greatest and most pervasive conflict in world history, resulting in the most significant restructuring of international relations and global economies ever realized. It could be argued that the world would be better off if he'd never been born, but he was, and he altered history... that's influential.

He was an awful person, but at the same time he changed billions of lives and set the stage for modern conflicts.

Although he is the man of hell, we all can agree he is very important to our everyday history. Without Adolf, our world would be completely different!

Just because he was a horrible man doesn't mean he was not important.

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22 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.

It's sad that people put bad images of trump but not hitler.

Important... him? Ha! Ha! Ha! I'll sooner believe that when cows start parasailing into the mouth of a great white shark!

23 John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Born May 29th, 1917) 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 ...read more.
24 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 ...read more.
25 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

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i love her

26 Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking Stephen William Hawking (January 8, 1942 - March 14, 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
27 Aristotle Aristotle Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece.
28 Johannes Gutenberg
29 Walt Disney 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.

What a legend

30 Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization.
31 Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte 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.

This man set the stage for europe for years to come, without him the world world would be a different place - ExcaliberDG11

He should be third or second in utmost importance. The man has impacted every event since the Napoleonic War in someway and changed history, also bringing the most greatest power France had ever had till that point in time.

32 Richie Sambora Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years. He is known for his work with Bon Jovi from 1983 to 2013. He is a very praised guitarist who played solos for songs like Dry County, Stranger ...read more.

The Greatest Guitarist of All-time! - Nirmal1991USA

I was really surprised to see him on here... but I have to agree! - benhos

The Perfect order:

1st: Jesus Christ
2nd: Albert Einstein
3rd: Richie Sambora
4th: Mahatma Gandhi
5th: Bill Gates

And Guess what!? This is the 1st List I saw on the Top Tens with 100% Correct Top 5 Places!

Nobody is better than anybody at anything nobody is more important than anybody this is a bad list

33 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.

Miles Cyrus, Oprah winfrey, pele Justin beaver why

Or do you still believe the world is flat - waldo

34 Alexander Fleming Alexander Fleming

He discovered the first antibiotic technically saved da world

He saved billions

35 Alexander the Great Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.

He is Alexander The Great nothing else to say

My name is Alexander when I was young people called me Alexander the great

He took fiction and made it real

Yes

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36 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

Greatest Entertainer to walk this Earth. Such an amazing person.

Only entertainer to inspire me and down to earth person.

He should be first

GREATEST SINGER OF ALL TIME... GREATEST AMBASSADOR FOR SAVING PLANET EARTH... CURRENT RECORD-HOLDER IN CHARITY DONATIONS - pele10brazil

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37 Imhotep Imhotep Imhotep (c. 2650–2600 BC) was an Egyptian polymath who served under the Third Dynasty king Djoser as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis. He is considered the first architect, engineer, and physician in history.

Not the same Imhotep who can turn into sand and is immortal.

38 Joseph Stalin Joseph Stalin Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian dictator, and was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state.

He is my favorite criminal

39 Julius Caesar Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar, known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
40 Robert Koch Robert Koch Robert Heinrich Hermann Koch (11 December 1843 – 27 May 1910) was a celebrated German physician and pioneering microbiologist. As the founder of modern bacteriology, he is known for his role in identifying the specific causative agents of tuberculosis, cholera, and anthrax and for giving experimental ...read more.
41 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the ...read more.

She shouldn't be on this list either because Miley Cyrus is a slat and a moron

42 Pele Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as "Pelé", is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He is one of the best players in football, hence why he's nicknamed the "king of football".

This beautiful footballer brought football (soccer) to america

Greatest footballer

Great footballer

Pele is my inspiration

thanks pele

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43 Martin Luther Martin Luther Martin Luther was a German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation.
44 Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.
45 Nicolaus Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe.
46 B. R. Ambedkar B. R. Ambedkar Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb or B. R. Ambedkar, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables (Dalits), while also ...read more.

He is my god. He change our world. Baba was great person all over the word.

Highly educated and person of great wisdom who helped in shaping the constitution of India, in very short period.

He was a great humanist!

Not important. - Drewman1211

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47 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was an 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.
48 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following ...read more.

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49 Diocletian
50 Augustus Caesar

He may have been betrayed but he was still very important back then as he was a General and a leader he denied the crown partly for his people and partly for a way better way of receiving it.

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