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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Martin  Luther1st
Martin LutherPoints: 1264 Last Day: +171

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God

David  Livingstone2nd
David LivingstonePoints: 1205 Last Day: +100

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

Salvador Dali3rd
Salvador DaliPoints: 1185 Last Day: +161

Surrealist

Best known work: The Persistence of Memory

Birthplace: Figueres, Spain

Batman4th
BatmanPoints: 1183 Last Day: +138

Superhero

Secret identity: Bruce Wayne

Whip: Batmobile

Nelson Mandela5th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1166 Last Day: +89

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

Mr. Toad6th
Mr. ToadPoints: 1165 Last Day: +35

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

Ben Franklin7th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1156 Last Day: +58

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Marlon Brando8th
Marlon BrandoPoints: 1154 Last Day: +85

20th century's Finest Actor

Popularized: Stanislavski System

Seminal work: The Godfather

Kublai  Khan9th
Kublai KhanPoints: 1144 Last Day: +170

Last Khan of the Mongols & Emperor of China

Ancestor: Grandaddy Genghis

Palace: Extravagent

Mark  Twain10th
Mark TwainPoints: 1140 Last Day: -24

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Thomas Jefferson11th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1138 Last Day: -20

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Colossus of Rhodes12th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1136 Last Day: -3

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

Edward Jenner13th
Edward JennerPoints: 1136 Last Day: +4

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

The Id14th
The IdPoints: 1136 Last Day: +9

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Frank Lloyd Wright15th
Frank Lloyd WrightPoints: 1128 Last Day: +58

Famed American Architecht

Notable work: Fallingwater

College: University of Wisconsin

Saint  Patrick16th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1126 Last Day: -51

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

Abraham Lincoln17th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1125 Last Day: -26

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Christopher Columbus18th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1124 Last Day: +16

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Isaac Newton19th
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1124 Last Day: -21

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

Fyodor Dostoevsky20th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1122 Last Day: -75

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Vasco da Gama21st
Vasco da GamaPoints: 1121 Last Day: +63

Portuguese Navigator

Route chartered: Europe to India

Craft: Sao Gabriel

Leonardo da Vinci22nd
Leonardo da VinciPoints: 1121 Last Day: -19

Renaissance Man

Notable work: Mona Lisa

Cleverly crafted: Shroud of Turin

Michel de Montaigne23rd
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1119 Last Day: -32

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

  Francis of Assisi24th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1118 Last Day: -4

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

  Plato25th
PlatoPoints: 1116 Last Day: +77

Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

Among Philosophical founders of Western Culture

Student of Socrates

Babar26th
BabarPoints: 1114 Last Day: +74

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

  Herodotus27th
HerodotusPoints: 1108 Last Day: +18

The Father of History

Alternate moniker: The Father of Lies

Exclusively known for 'The Histories'

James Madison28th
James MadisonPoints: 1107 Last Day: -19

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Vincent  van Gogh29th
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1106 Last Day: +6

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

John F Kennedy30th
John F KennedyPoints: 1105 Last Day: -7

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

  Ovid31st
OvidPoints: 1103 Last Day: -58

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Caravaggio32nd
CaravaggioPoints: 1101 Last Day: +55

Italian Artist circa 1600

Style: Baroque

Masterpiece: The Cardsharps

Gerald  Ford33rd
Gerald FordPoints: 1101 Last Day: +143

38th U.S. President

Reputation for integrity and openness

Cleaned up after Nixon

Hangman34th
HangmanPoints: 1101 Last Day: +86

Condemned Game Character

Pleads for: E or U

Prognosis: F_CK_D

Guglielmo Marconi35th
Guglielmo MarconiPoints: 1100 Last Day: -22

Father of Radio

Year of invention: 1895

Political views: Fascist

John Quincy Adams36th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1098 Last Day: +27

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Antoine  Lavoisier37th
Antoine LavoisierPoints: 1097 Last Day: +18

Father of Modern Chemistry

Discoveries: Many

Death: Guillotined during French Revolution

Louis Pasteur38th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1097 Last Day: -88

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Lucky  Jim39th
Lucky JimPoints: 1094 Last Day: +4

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Thomas  Aquinas40th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1092 Last Day: +4

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Andrew  Jackson42nd
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1092 Last Day: +30

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Stonewall Jackson41st
Stonewall JacksonPoints: 1092 Last Day: +74

Confederate General

Best bud: Robert E. Lee

Killed by: Friendly fire

Osiris43rd
OsirisPoints: 1092 Last Day: -3

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Charles Darwin44th
Charles DarwinPoints: 1091 Last Day: +29

It's Evolution, Baby

Seminal Work: On the Origin of Species

Vessel: HMS Beagle

Richard P Feynman45th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1091 Last Day: +6

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

John  Adams46th
John AdamsPoints: 1088 Last Day: -5

2nd U.S. President

Self-loathing Federalist

The Colossus of Independence

Dwight D Eisenhower47th
Dwight D EisenhowerPoints: 1088 Last Day: -1

34th U.S. President

Ike!

Supreme Allied Commander

Copernicus48th
CopernicusPoints: 1087 Last Day: -95

Astronomer

Theory: Heliocentricity

Drank from: The vessel that stank

  Pythagoras49th
PythagorasPoints: 1087 Last Day: +64

The Father of Numbers

Ionian Mathematician and Philosopher

Best known theorem: Pythagorean

Ambrose Everett Burnside50th
Ambrose Everett BurnsidePoints: 1086 Last Day: +105

Created sideburns, elevated facial hair to an Art.

Twice refused command of the Army of the Potomac.

Kicked ass for the greater glory of the Union.