Top Ten People That Have Changed Our World for the Good


The Top Ten

1 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.

This guy really pushed respecting diversity.

He was a peacemaker and help our society. Definitely deserves number one.

"Really pushed respecting diversity"- now that is a Special Snowflake slogan if there ever was one. Dr. King was a great man, but the brainwashing about him in schools today is mind-boggling.

I love you Martin Luther King

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2 Mahatma Gandhi

Martin Luther King saved a quarter of the US. Gandhi saved the ENTIRE nation of India which itself is more than 3 times the population of the US today. Martin Luther King may have been a great man but there is only one reason he is the highest on this list and also the only reason all of these silly US presidents are on this list at all. Simply stupid Americans thinking they and their history are more important than everyone else's.

Mahatma Gandhi was an awesome person, and was a legend! Whoever is responsible for his death (he died of murder), I'm gonna force you to listen to Justin Bieber's Baby and watch Sanjay and Craig and Breadwinners!

Sure John Lennon is a great inspiration but how the hell is he above Gandhi? Gandhi is a hero.

The ultimate example of the might of one man's will

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3 Jesus

Jesus is supposed to be number 1, he did everything possible that helped humanity and all life, he controlled life and saved life.

Jesus is the one and only true God. He has saved is all from sin. Nobody can surpass that. - AngryByrd

For real? John Lennon's little statement came true? He's more popular than Jesus? What?! Come on!

Jesus is not a person, he is God

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4 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 through its Civil War - its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis .

No, not the vampire hunter or whatever - Billyv

5 Stephen King Stephen King Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.

I love King but seriously? How the hell is a horror writer placed higher than other people like Buddha and Einstein who have really changed our world for the good? All King has ever done was write horror stories like It and The Shinning. That's about it. I've never really seen him discover a cure for a fatal disease or free slaves.

This man is a creep, how did he even get on this list?

6 Buddha 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.

He believes that human life is impermanent. It is about how we see things and we all need peace of mind in the end.

He taught Peace, Harmony & Meditation

7 Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong

First human being to leave the planet and walk on another world, he will be remembered long after every other person on this list is forgotten.

8 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.
9 John F Kennedy John F Kennedy John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, 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 Treaty, the more.
10 Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American more.

The Contenders

11 George Washington George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
12 Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin
13 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.
14 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

A legend in Science & inspiration for all!

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15 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.

Yeah.. the raging, butt-hurt, egotistical Nazi who didn't really invent the car but is credited for it anyway. Yeah, definitely deserves to be above Muhammad, Mandela and Mother Teresa.

16 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

His death led to the end of the electronic golden age.

I read his book

17 John Adams John Adams John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Adams served as the president of the United States from March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801. He died on July 4, 1826 at the age of 90.
18 Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his roles in Splash, Big, Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, the Toy Story Franchise, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. more.
19 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 more.
20 Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata was a Japanese game programmer and businessman who served as the fourth president and chief executive officer of Nintendo. V 1 Comment
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