Top 10 Most Peaceful People in History

The Top Ten
1 Jesus 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). ...read more.

He is the way the truth and the life.
All others are just evil human beings awaiting their judgment. Escape the final judgment by accepting HIS offer. Repent.

He is the most kind man ever I think. He sacrifice every think for other he always say the truth. The most kind person die for them, there mistake gid will never hapy to them

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 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. ...read more.

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.

What! Why he's in third ranking? According to me, he is the first most best person in the world. Not only according to me, the whole Muslim community and even some Japanese Shinto, Christian and Jewish communities also ranks him the best. He was the most honest, truthful, peaceful, helpful, kind, forgiving, justice-doing, well-behaving, well-mannered, friendly, patriotic and problem solving person. Even a animal also used to like him because of his good qualities.

In his lifetime, he never told a lie. He used to do his work with honesty. He never fought with anyone. Even if anyone behaved bad with him, he still used to behave good with him. He used to respect the elders and love the youngest. He used to help the poor and helpless. He used to remain hungry himself by feeding another hungry guy or animal. He also used to do proper justice. He never differentiated between gender, status, rationality, ethnicity, religions, nationality and physical capability. He was known as ...more

The prophet Muhammad was born into a violent, racist and unjust society where the weak especially women, slaves and foreigners had very little rights. He thought the pagan Arabs to be just and forgiving and forbade the killing of baby girls as was their barbaric custom at the time. Within his lifetime his message of peace United the fighting Arabs into one cohesive nation which had laws to protect the weak elements of society. He introduced Zakat for the poor, rights of slaves and prisoners, inheritance laws for women, who previously had no legal right to inheritance.
The peace that he brought to the Arab nation was so far reaching that this once desolate and hostile nation went on to form a great a empire spanning many nation with the aid of this message.

3 Mahatma Gandhi 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 Martin Luther King, Jr. 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.

Ahh yes this man is in my opinion the BEST man that excited. I mean who would listen to his quotes and his "I have a dream speech" and NOT feel inspired to do more to help people better understand that racism is one of the most terrifying and terrible things on the face of the earth

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

He was a civil rights leader! Come on

5 Nelson Mandela 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 ...read more.

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.

6 Gautama Buddha 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.

7 Mother Teresa 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 ...read more.

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 William Wilberforce
9 Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev
10 Confucius 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...

The Contenders
11 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 ...read 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.

The ultimate humanitarian. Gave more time & money to sick children & adults and charities than any other celebrity. Even in his death a % of earnings still goes to charities.

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

12 John Lennon 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 ...read more.

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.

13 Pope John Paul II 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

14 Abraham Lincoln 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, ...read more.

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.

15 Socrates 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!

16 Josip Broz Tito 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 ...read 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.

17 Diana, Princess of Wales Diana, Princess of Wales Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.

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.

She was a amazing woman and it was a horrible day when she passed.

18 Cesar Chavez Cesar Chavez
19 Leo Tolstoy 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.
20 Selena Gomez 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

21 Abraham 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, ...read more.
22 Fred Rogers 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
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Nicest guy to ever live. Would reply to every piece of fan mail he has ever gotten.

23 Alexander Hamilton 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

24 Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda

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.

25 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. (January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer, activist, entertainer, poet, and philanthropist. Nicknamed The Greatest, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sporting figures of the 20th century, and ...read more.

A civil right activist and spoke his mind about racism.
He was probably one of the most influential sports figures ever when talking about racial equality.

Look at every time he spoke, in public or in private, the message was peace.

Muhammad Ali is one of the most inspiring people of all time.

He had great ideas against racism!

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