Greatest People of the 21st Century

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I am aware that century isn't over yet, but still which famous person (politician, musician, scientist and etc) do you consider as greatest person of the 21st Century?

The Top Ten

1 Banksy
2 Immortal Technique Immortal Technique Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist from Lima, Peru. He was born on February 19, 1978
3 Edward Snowden Edward Snowden Edward Joseph Snowden is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 without authorization.

As the worlds moves on to the Internet world he is really the most authentic liberator for human rights on the internet

4 Bradley Manning
5 Muammar al-Gaddafi Muammar al-Gaddafi Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi, commonly known as Colonel Gaddafi, was a Libyan revolutionary, politician, and political theorist.
6 Hugo Chavez Hugo Chavez Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was a Venezuelan politician who was President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. Chávez was also leader of the Fifth Republic Movement political party from its foundation in 1997 until 2007, when it merged with several other parties to form the United Socialist ...read more.
7 Sergey Brin Sergey Brin Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin is a Soviet-born American computer scientist, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
8 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.

The founder of apple - Ajkloth

9 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.
10 Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.

Obama and Hugo shouldn't be anywhere near this list. - Alpha101

The Contenders

11 Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

One of the best athletes of 21st Century. - fuadmondeo

12 Christopher Hitchens Christopher Hitchens Christopher Eric Hitchens was a British-American author, columnist, essayist, orator, journalist, and social critic.
13 Elon Musk Elon Musk
14 Julian Assange Julian Assange Julian Paul Assange is an Australian computer programmer and the founder of WikiLeaks, an organisation which he founded in 2006. He has won accolades including the Sam Adams Award and Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.
15 Mark Zuckerberg Mark Zuckerberg Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding and leading Facebook as its chairman and chief executive officer.
16 Bill Nye Bill Nye William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer.
17 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.
18 Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins Clinton Richard Dawkins is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author. He is known for his books The Selfish Gene, The Extended Phenotype and The God Delusion. He is also known for coining the word "meme" in 1976, although the word is most commonly used to describe internet memes of today. ...read more.
19 Neil Degrasse Tyson Neil Degrasse Tyson Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City.
20 William Engdahl
21 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.
22 Hans Rosling
23 Larry Page
24 Carlo Petrini
25 Pope Francis Pope Francis Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.
26 Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team.
27 Arvind Kejrival
28 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
29 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.
30 Sam Harris
31 Jon Stewart Jon Stewart
32 Toby Fox Toby Fox
33 Ben Carson Ben Carson Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. is a retired American neurosurgeon and former candidate for President of the United States.
34 Dolph Ziggler Dolph Ziggler Nicholas Theodore "Nick" Nemeth, best known by the ring name Dolph Ziggler, is an American professional wrestler, stand-up comedian, and actor.
35 Jamie Cullum
36 Bray Wyatt Bray Wyatt Windham Lawrence Rotunda is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Bray Wyatt and is the leader of The Wyatt Family.

Did you know he saved a teenage girl's life.

37 Islam Karimov
38 Daniel Ortega Daniel Ortega
39 Salva Kiir Salva Kiir
40 Evo Morales Evo Morales
41 Than Shwe Than Shwe
42 Isaias Afwerki Isaias Afwerki
43 Josh Dun Josh Dun Joshua William "Josh" Dun is an American musician. He is currently the drummer for the band Twenty One Pilots.
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