Top 10 Most Peaceful People in History

The Top Ten
1 Jesus 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).

According To The Christian Bible, Jesus' purpose on Earth was redemption and salvation. While He was on Earth he healed the sick, brought the dead back to life, forgave sins, died on the cross for the world, and gave us a pathway to salvation. more.

Jesus Of Nazareth, AKA, Jesus the Christ/ Jesus Christ/Christ Jesus, or simply Jesus, was one of the nicest people in history. According to him, It's always good to give to people in need, and to always treat all people(key word being all)people with equal respect and care. Also, he taught that you should be best yourself, being selfless, caring and forgiving. One thing, he saved a women from being stoned, when his followers were going stoned because she committed "adultery", he said "Those without sin, cast the first stone." Meaning that we all make mistakes, and we should forgive others, and he even forgives us for his execution, if you believe in it. I'm not a Christian, but it's undeniable he was the nicest guy, with maybe Buddha as second place.

Jesus loves us very much. I am telling you, repent because Judgement day is coming. If you do not believe you will go to the fiery depths of hell. Terrifying place. REPENT! BELIEVE!

Jesus is the reason we can go to heaven when we die. He came down to Earth and lived with us, in a world of sin. Then he died for us. For us! If he really didn't love us, He would have just stayed up in the comforts of Heaven. But He did not do that.

To be saved, you have to have total faith in Jesus, to trust that He came to earth and took all your sins away. You have to realize that no matter what you do, you can never be good enough for Heaven, and you need Jesus to take your sins away.

I am a Christian, and I have peace in my life. For those of you who are wondering what is missing in your life, this is what you're missing: Jesus.

Jesus left heaven to live a life of pain and suffering, then he died a torturous death so that people who hated him could go to heaven. During his life on earth, he healed countless people and raised some from the dead. He made cripples walk, blind men to see, and deaf to hear. Most importantly, Jesus came back to life after giving himself as the perfect sacrifice so that we could have eternal life without any pain or sadness. That's everyone, even those who scoff at his existence, mock him, and laugh at anyone who does believe in him.

2 Muhammad Muhammad ibn Abdullah (570 AD - 632 AD) was an Arab religious, social, and political leader and the founder of the world religion of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, divinely inspired to preach and confirm the monotheistic teachings of Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets. He is believed to be the Seal of the Prophets within Islam. Muhammad united Arabia into a single Muslim polity, with the Quran as well as his teachings and practices forming the basis of Islamic religious belief.

He's the best person to ever walk on the Earth. Many people cry when they hear about his character. He was the kindest, generous, and held the most compassion any human being could ever hold. He forgave those, who people would kill at first sight and he was extremely humble and used to ask forgiveness from his lord though he had no record of bad deeds. Many people say bad things about him with no proof, it makes me sigh to hear such comments...In short, The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) was the best person the Earth has ever seen and will see...

IN our religion islam , Prophet Muhammad forgave those who killed his children, he forgave those who threw rocks and pedals at him, he forgave those who mistreated him, he forgave those who hated him and was absolutely patient at all costs no matter what.

Muhammad Peace be upon him is the most kindest and soft hearted person in the world because when HE was born in Arab the Arabian buried their own daughters alive after birth. Muhammad Peace be upon him erased this system and gave women their rights, He erased the difference between Rich and poor, Black and white, Master and slave, upper cast and lower cast.
Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the most kindest, peaceful, beautiful hearted, in the whole wide world. He was even the first human that said every people are equal. he said that every one is the same. He said to never bully someone or hurt anyone's feelings. He did much more of these kind things. He also went through a lot of challenges but succeeded. I love him so much.

Peace is never achieved without a little struggle at first. The notion that a peaceful person will go live a life of a hermit is bizarre. I'd rank Muhammad at 1 because he achieved a peaceful society in world full of crap. Second in line is Jesus just because of his message but he couldn't implement it. Buddha comes third but again he wasn't able to form a peaceful society in his life.

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

He is very kind, honest, has an okay sense of humor. When he was five, he stole a statue from a temple with his friends, but he was the only one that admitted it! He beloved in none violence, and my favorite quote from him had to do with the fact he was all religions. He was probably the kindest man of the modern world. As an Indian, when India was fighting for independence, he thought only to protest, and didn't even argue when thrown in jail for it. Basically, he is the best.

I've read Mahathma Gandhi's book " My Experiments with Truth ". Really what great book man. He mentioned each & everything about his life like good & bad what not everything. I am 21 now. may be I've understood very less percentage (max. 30%) in that book. But I want to understand each and every line in that book. very interesting and emotional. I like gandhi. I am going to conver as non vegan because I am very influenced by Mr. Gandhi. Love you man.

Mahatma was very aware of the strife surrounding him & was peaceful not for his own benefit or against any specific power, but for the sake of peace itself!

Mohandas Karamchand more commonly known as the person who freed Indians from the captivity of British and inspired moments of civil rights and freedom across the world.

4 Gautama 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.

Many people love Political and Western figures like they're the most kind, deep and empathetic. Jesus and Mohammad were great figures and many see them as Holy or godly. But Buddha is the single most caring, peaceful, Kind person in the last 3,000 years. He lived before Jesus and Mohammad but found similar Truth and the middle way, between rigid minimalism and bold materialism. His kindness, love, fairness, kindness to animals and ways inspired perhaps billions. He is less of a 'lord' and more of a healer who just wanted peace, love and equality to brighten the world.

The kindest person in the whole world is Lord Buddha. He spread kindness to all living beings. When he wakes up in the morning and searches for helpless people and helped them. His ability of making one's mind is incomparable. In many occasions he has created peace in the society. In one previous birth, he was able to attain Nibbana, without teaching the way to attain Nibbana. But he decided to attain Samma Sambuddhahood, so he can teach others the way to ge rid of sorrow, Nibbana and started to live in normal life until he collected all the merits to attain Samma Sambuddhahood.

Buddha creates peace and harmony. He gives happiness to us all. It is us humans who show hatred.Buddha has taught us to restore the peace by meditating. It helps us cool down and think about our actions. Buddha watches over us and guides us to do the right thing. We should all follow Buddha's suggestions. Buddha helps us and teaches us no wrong. Buddha is the most peaceful person in the world.

Didn't start any wars, never claimed divinity, eliminated class system, encouraged rational thought and against blind faith, and is quite possibly the greatest Eastern philosopher, and maybe even the first humanist. Oh and he actually existed unlike some others we have to question...not mentioning any names.

5 Martin Luther King, Jr.

So basically you rank Martin Luther King Jr. t he same as jesus. He is tied for second place right? Martin Luther King only half finished the job. There is still Racism today and discrimination apparently according to the media. Jesus is the only one on this list that inspired a religion that is peaceful and nonviolent to this day. There is a Muslim terrorist organization in the Middle East trying to take over the entire world. And Muhammad is apparently ranked #1. Well I guess Muslims in the Middle East aren't listening to muhammed and following his example. Christians Idolize jesus but the Muslims in the Middle East are still living the life Jesus and Muhammad were trying to end. So basically they are ignoring them and stuff.

I mean, not having any intention to seek revenge for the mistreatment of black people? Peace.

Martin Luther King Jr got rid of racism in America for the most part. Amazing person.

He was a civil rights leader! Come on

6 Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid activist who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.

He was a special man and he was sent to prison for standing up to what he believed in and got sent to jail for 27 years and when he got out he forgave not fought back.

He could have remained a violent, bitter, terrorist after being in prison for decades. Instead he changed his ways and helped his country peacefully end apartheid.

We are learning about Africa in school, and to be honest, about what I've heard about Nelson is he is damn kind.

Truly a kind man he a saved a whole nation and he saved millions of lives rest in peace madiba you will always be in our hearts.

7 Mother Teresa Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), also known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. Although her passport name was Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, she was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, in Üsküb—now Skopje, capital of North Macedonia. After living in Skopje for eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life. On September 5th, 2016, Pope Francis Canonized Mother Teresa, making her St. Teresa of Calcutta.

As an ALBANIAN, Mother Teresa was one of the greatest persons in the history of mankind. She proved this by countributing in as many aspects as she could to make life easier for people living in poor countries.

Mother Teresa is a noble peace prize winning Christian nun who will forever leave this Earth as one of the holiest Christians ever.

"She showed what a person, not only catholic or religious, anyone, should be and do. She was the impersonation of goodness and selflessness."

Influential woman who never did anything that didn't help someone else.

8 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War and succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy. He married Mary Todd and they had four boys, only one of whom lived to maturity. In 1858 Lincoln ran against Stephen A. Douglas for Senator. He lost the election, but in debating with Douglas he gained a national reputation that won him the Republican nomination for President in 1860.

Lincoln: "Michael Jackson the pedophile is ahead of me? Hmm tough crowd.

I guess I need to take another nation through an incredible struggle and free another large group of people to beat him.

Wait Mother Theresa is #7?!?! What man I quit!"

He is very peaceful people. He did much for human rights. He can be called champion of human rights. He abolished the slavery system in U.S.

If it wasn't for him, black slavery wouldn't have ever ended...

He was an amazing president to us all.

9 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 - 8 December 1980) 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. Lennon was characterised by the rebellious nature and acerbic wit in his music, writing and drawings, on film, and in interviews. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history.

John lennon Is a peace on earth icon. He represented more than just the beatles, he was the symbol of anti-war. He preached for peace or love in almost all of his songs. His ideas were simple yet creative and he was able to enumerate all of them via the infamous music that he created. John lennon is an inspiration to all who campaign against war. Lennon should definitely place somewhere in the top 7.

Though he has physically abused his wife and stated that he is more famous than Jesus, John Lennon is an influential man of his time and inspirational at that. As others before me, I completely agree that our generation is in need of his creative mindset and to help the ones who can't see the peace in our world. He is an inspiration to most and still is to this day.

Millions of young people adored this man and his wife Yoko Ono. In the world today there is an urgent need for the revival of his ideas. To inspire our youth to have another goal in live than becoming rich!

His song imagine changed my life. I am a musician who is 14. All of you look out for a Massachusetts musician with the initials L S O somewhere in the future. God bless mr Lennon.

10 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson (Michael Joseph Jackson; August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter. He passed away from cardiac arrest caused by a propofol and benzodiazepine overdose 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 the initials MJ. Dubbed the King of Pop, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. more.

The King of Giving just didn't write songs about racial brotherhood, togetherness and world peace. He had an impressive huge heart behind closed doors. His legacy has always been about LOVE & peace. Michael's life long philanthropy is listed in the Guinness world Records. In death, upon his orders, His estate is continuing the gift of giving to others.
He is truly worthy of mention among the peacemakers.

Michael truly was one of the kindest souls to ever exist. From a young age, he always wanted to make the world a better place, and that was his dream. He fought hard for it, and devoted countless of his private hours helping the less fortunate, away from the spotlight. Michael not only inspired others through his songs, but also through his own actions. He made me a better person.

An interview with the Captain EO dancers revealed how Michael felt devastated when one of the dancers killed a bee. He said "that bee had a soul too, Tony". And he was not joking.

When his vocal coach Seth Rigg killed a fly in front of him tears appeared in his eyes and told Seth "it was enjoying its freedom living his life and you ended it". And he was not joking.

He even had compassion for insects.

He was one of those few people who - quite literally - couldn't hurt a fly.

He was persecuted in one of the most mean spirited witch-hunts of American history and still in the middle of it all he thought about an old man the founder of Sony, who suffered a stroke, and sent him a "healing tape", if you listen to it and you still believe he could harm anyone you need your head checked.

Even in 2005 when his life was at stake he found the strength to think about Tom Mesereau's dying sister and a cancer stricken fan, he still opened the gates of Neverland ...more

Not only was Michael very generous and giving of his time, fame and fortune. His humanitarian legacy also lives on in his motivated and dedicated fanbase who continue to do good in his name.

The Contenders
11 Socrates Socrates was a classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought.

He killed himself rather than change his opinion to appease the dumb masses.

The unexamined life isn't worth living!

12 Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005. He is called Saint John Paul the Great by some Catholics.

He ended the Cold War peacefully with the help of Ronald Reagan

13 Fred Rogers Fred McFeely Rogers was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister.

Quite possibly the best human being who ever lived! I see myself as a very good person, but I can't hold a candle to Mr. Rogers.

If anyone was as perfect and peaceful as this man, we would never die, for he who is free of faults will never perish.

I came on here just because I was going to make sure I was right in suspecting he was the kindest person ever. He should be #1 on the list

His television program broadcasted the message of peace to millions of children.

14 Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "It Ain't Me". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

Selena Gomez is just a wonderful person who donates money an dis the greatest singer I could think of.

She is soo kind I saw on e of her videos she was giving money too poor

I love her singing

15 Confucius Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. He is the founder of the religion with the same name as him. Confucius believed he was doing the Will of Ti'en (God or 'Heaven') by preaching ethics.

During his lifetime, Cunfucius was treated like a useless, babbling, naive buffoon by everyone he met. They were right. He was ineffictive in his government jobs and useless as a military consultant. His teachings were fortune cookie nonsense that pandered to the dumbest common denominator... hence his popularity today!

Although he makes patriotism overrated, his philosophy is very peaceful. He opposes all kind of war, and don't do anything he don't want to get.

Probably one of the most peaceful person who ever lived. This man believed in peace and nothing but peace.

As a filipino girl, I think this dude was really nice...

16 Abraham Abraham, originally Abram, is the first of the three biblical patriarchs. His story, told in chapters 11 through 25 of the Book of Genesis, plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the bible, God called upon him and told him 'through your son, Isaac, more.
17 Josip Broz Tito Josip Broz (7 May 1892, Kumrovec – 4 May 1980, Ljubljana), commonly known as Tito, was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary and statesman, serving in various roles until his death in 1980. During World War II he was the leader of the Partisans, often regarded as the most effective resistance movement more.

The man actually united Serbs, Croats, Bosniaks, Slovenes, Macedonians, Montenegrins, including a couple of major minorities such as Albanians and Hungarians in one impossible country - Yugoslavia, and for decades he actually made them believe they loved each. What is remarkable is that Yugoslavia was united after WWII after most of these little states were marionette fascist states under Hitler's or Mussolini's regimes or parts of Italy and therefore these separated people hunted and genocide each other. He united them all under one flag as equal nations. What an impossible task. What these nations don't understand today is that strength is in the numbers and that national pride is only going to take you so far before history turns once again, and you become someone else marionette states again or worse, you disappear from the history once again as some other nation. Where does East/West, South/North meet? Balkans.

Greatest leader in Balkan's history. Turned an almost-medieval country (1945) into a globally respected almost-superpower in a period a bit less than 40 years.

Best leader that Balkan ever had!

He was the best president ever.

18 Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker, and economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

My favorite president

19 Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born Narendranath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk, a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna. more.

A true and absolute man if god, in the sense of god being an universal being.

And yes, he was peaceful than any other who stands in this list.

He was a powerful leader and a great motivator.

Great philosopher in indian history.

20 George Washington George Washington (February 22, 1732– December 14, 1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and served as the president of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which created the Constitution of the United States and the American federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of the Nation" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.
21 Diana, Princess of Wales Diana, Princess of Wales (born Lady Diana Frances Spencer; 1 July 1961 - 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II, and the mother of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. She married Prince Charles on 29 July 1981, and separated from him in 1992 before finally divorcing him in 1996. She was killed in a car crash on 31 August 1997.

Princess Diana was beautiful the outside and inside. She was a caring person and would be queen now, if King Charles hadn't done his selfish act. She helped sick people and those in need, and was also nice in regular talk as well. It's so sad what happened, even though I was not even born when she died.

I think only a woman is able to love the world with all her heart. Men usually do good things because of some woman in their life and Diana was the best, sincere, fragile, strong and most beautiful person doing good and not playing a godess.

If you disagreed with Princess Diana, she was not in the habit of having you executed, an none of her followers would murder you either. How many above her on this "peace" list could say the same?

Princess Diana was cool I don't know why prince Charles didn't see that.

22 Leo Tolstoy Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.
23 Elizabeth II Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; 21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022) was Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 until her death in 2022. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth). Her father acceded to the throne in 1936 upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, making Elizabeth the heir presumptive. She was educated privately at home and began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. In November 1947, she married Philip Mountbatten, a former prince of Greece and Denmark, and their more.

She so beautiful I just queen of the year of her life.

She is very charismatic.

To be honest I'm sure she's nice but thirteenth nicest ever I'm not sure

She was fair to whoever what country she might of had to rule but made equal rights

24 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004
25 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 supporting the rights of women and labour. He was Independent India's first law minister, the principal architect of the Constitution of India and a founding father of the Republic of India. more.

I just individual who fought against discrimination.

He is a peaceful men

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