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William Butler Yeats1st
William Butler YeatsPoints: 1200 Last Day: +97

Twentieth Century Poet

Penchant for the occult. Lovely tower property.

"But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you."

Osiris2nd
OsirisPoints: 1182 Last Day: +72

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Marlon Brando3rd
Marlon BrandoPoints: 1170 Last Day: +60

20th century's Finest Actor

Popularized: Stanislavski System

Seminal work: The Godfather

F Scott Fitzgerald4th
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1165 Last Day: +56

Novelist

Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

Thomas Jefferson5th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1162 Last Day: +110

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Zeus6th
ZeusPoints: 1159 Last Day: +40

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Babar7th
BabarPoints: 1150 Last Day: +27

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

Frank Lloyd Wright8th
Frank Lloyd WrightPoints: 1150 Last Day: +86

Famed American Architecht

Notable work: Fallingwater

College: University of Wisconsin

Abraham Lincoln9th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1145 Last Day: +93

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Stephen Hawking10th
Stephen HawkingPoints: 1139 Last Day: +30

Physicist

Gave a Brief History of Time

Postulated the idea of Hawking Radiation

The Id11th
The IdPoints: 1136 Last Day: +17

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Albert Einstein12th
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1130 Last Day: +64

Physicist

Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

Michel de Montaigne13th
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1124 Last Day: +60

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

James Madison14th
James MadisonPoints: 1123 Last Day: -2

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Ben Franklin15th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1120 Last Day: +52

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Glenn  Frey16th
Glenn FreyPoints: 1119 Last Day: +176

The H. is O.

Was so good in Miami Vice, The Eagles, Miami Vice

You eat like that.

  Hippocrates17th
HippocratesPoints: 1119 Last Day: +15

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

Ernest Hemingway18th
Ernest HemingwayPoints: 1117 Last Day: -42

American Literary Icon

Nickname: Papa

Accusations: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism

Ickle Me19th
Ickle MePoints: 1117 Last Day: -27

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

Colossus of Rhodes20th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1115 Last Day: +35

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

Charles Lindbergh, Jr21st
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1115 Last Day: -25

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

John F Kennedy22nd
John F KennedyPoints: 1112 Last Day: +20

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

  God23rd
GodPoints: 1111 Last Day: +8

The Man Upstairs

Chairman of the Pearly Gates Condo Board

Smite 'em if you got 'em

Alexander Hamilton24th
Alexander HamiltonPoints: 1110 Last Day: -12

First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Advocated: Assumption of State debts

Outdueled by: Aaron Burr

Richard P Feynman25th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1109 Last Day: +8

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

  Augustus26th
AugustusPoints: 1107 Last Day: +141

First emperor of the Roman Empire

Ruled from 27 BC to 14 AD

Namesake for the month of August

Smokey  Bear27th
Smokey BearPoints: 1106 Last Day: +122

Concerned Ursine Park Ranger

Age: 62

Cannot prevent forest fires

Nikola  Tesla28th
Nikola TeslaPoints: 1106 Last Day: -86

Serbian Inventor

Patron Saint of Modern Electricity

"The man who invented the twentieth century"

Geoffrey  Chaucer29th
Geoffrey ChaucerPoints: 1105 Last Day: -13

The Father of English Literature

Traveled with people of dubious moral character

Hobby: Giving baths to wives

Fyodor Dostoevsky30th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1105 Last Day: +70

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Santa Claus31st
Santa ClausPoints: 1104 Last Day: +91

Ol' St. Nick

List check frequency: 2x

Dark secrets: Child labor, voyeurism

Archie Goodwin32nd
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1104 Last Day: +98

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

Mr. Toad33rd
Mr. ToadPoints: 1103 Last Day: -17

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

John James Audubon34th
John James AudubonPoints: 1102 Last Day: -62

American Naturalist, Painter

Catalogued and painted the birds of North America

Rejected in America, made his big break in England

Andrew  Jackson35th
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1101 Last Day: +0

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Thomas the Tank Engine36th
Thomas the Tank EnginePoints: 1101 Last Day: +126

Anthropomorphic Steam Engine

Resides: Island of Sodor

Seasons: 10

Mark  Twain37th
Mark TwainPoints: 1101 Last Day: +36

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Pliny the Elder38th
Pliny the ElderPoints: 1098 Last Day: +113

Roman Author, Philosopher, and Military Commander

Author of Naturalis Historia

Rescued victims of Mount Vesuvius by sea

John  Adams39th
John AdamsPoints: 1096 Last Day: -24

2nd U.S. President

Self-loathing Federalist

The Colossus of Independence

Lucky  Jim40th
Lucky JimPoints: 1093 Last Day: -18

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Bill Murray41st
Bill MurrayPoints: 1092 Last Day: -31

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Thomas  Aquinas42nd
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1091 Last Day: -59

The Good Doctor

Life Work: Summa Theologica... all in Latin!

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

G.I.  Joe43rd
G.I. JoePoints: 1091 Last Day: -86

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

  Plato44th
PlatoPoints: 1089 Last Day: +15

Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

Among Philosophical founders of Western Culture

Student of Socrates

Muhammad Ali45th
Muhammad AliPoints: 1088 Last Day: +66

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

James Cook46th
James CookPoints: 1088 Last Day: -2

Fearless British Explorer

Key discovery: Australia

Killed during: Hawaiian melee

Copernicus47th
CopernicusPoints: 1088 Last Day: +7

Astronomer

Theory: Heliocentricity

Drank from: The vessel that stank

ET48th
ETPoints: 1087 Last Day: +43

The Extra-Terrestrial

Touch: Sensuous

Phone bill: Exorbitant

Isaac Newton49th
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1087 Last Day: -57

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

Hammurabi50th
HammurabiPoints: 1086 Last Day: +82

Babylonian King

Penal codes: 1

Babylon, Mesopotamia