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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Thomas  Aquinas1st
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1306

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Albert Einstein2nd
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1202

Physicist

Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

Marlon Brando3rd
Marlon BrandoPoints: 1185

20th century's Finest Actor

Popularized: Stanislavski System

Seminal work: The Godfather

Zeus4th
ZeusPoints: 1176

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Boutros Boutros-Ghali5th
Boutros Boutros-GhaliPoints: 1172

6th UN Secretary General

Nationality: Egyptian

English translation: Peter Peter Ghali

The Owl6th
The OwlPoints: 1163

Elegant Fowl

Last Seen: Land of the Bong-Tree

Favorite Utensil: Runcible Spoon

Bill Murray7th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1159

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

George Washington8th
George WashingtonPoints: 1158

1st President of the United States

War inadvertantly started: French & Indian

War inadvertantly won: American Revolution

Osiris9th
OsirisPoints: 1151

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

  Operaman10th
OperamanPoints: 1149

Renowned Opera Singer

Expresses the plight of the common operaman

Side job: Security Guardo at Montgomery Wardo

Spider-Man11th
Spider-ManPoints: 1147

Arachnidian Superhero

Spider-sense: Acute

Real name: Peter Parker

Saint  Patrick12th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1140

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

Mr  Peanut13th
Mr PeanutPoints: 1138

Monocled Planters Mascot

Additional attire: Gloves, cane, top hat

Symbolizes: The fresh taste of nuts

Fyodor Dostoevsky14th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1137

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

John F Kennedy15th
John F KennedyPoints: 1137

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Lucky  Jim16th
Lucky JimPoints: 1136

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

The Id17th
The IdPoints: 1136

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

John  Adams18th
John AdamsPoints: 1133

2nd U.S. President

Self-loathing Federalist

The Colossus of Independence

Colossus of Rhodes19th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1132

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

  Hippocrates20th
HippocratesPoints: 1130

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

Archie Goodwin21st
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1128

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

William Butler Yeats 22nd
William Butler Yeats Points: 1128

Twentieth Century Poet

Penchant for the occult. Lovely tower property.

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

Muhammad Ali23rd
Muhammad AliPoints: 1124

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

Thomas Jefferson24th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1122

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Kool-Aid  Man25th
Kool-Aid ManPoints: 1122

Kool-Aid Mascot

Oh yeah!!!

Oh no...

Saint  Augustine26th
Saint AugustinePoints: 1121

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

Louis Pasteur27th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1120

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Guglielmo Marconi28th
Guglielmo MarconiPoints: 1119

Father of Radio

Year of invention: 1895

Political views: Fascist

Michel de Montaigne
29th
Michel de Montaigne Points: 1117

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

The Fool30th
The FoolPoints: 1117

Occultist Everyman

Arcana: Major

Known For: Folly, Extravagance, Intoxication

Galileo31st
GalileoPoints: 1115

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Richard M. Nixon32nd
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1115

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

Captain John Smith33rd
Captain John SmithPoints: 1115

Founder of Jamestown

Native Seduced: Pocahontas

Portrayed by: Colin Farrel

G.I.  Joe34th
G.I. JoePoints: 1114

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

Christopher Columbus35th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1113

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

  Pinocchio36th
PinocchioPoints: 1113

Fictional Fibber

Desire: Real boyhood

Manhandler: Gepetto

Classic Lego Spaceman37th
Classic Lego SpacemanPoints: 1108

Lunar Scout Pilot

Father: Ole Kirk Christiansen

Smile: Eternal

Nelson Mandela38th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1107

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

  Mothman39th
MothmanPoints: 1105

West Virginian Cryptid

Friends: None

Idea of a good time: Creeping people out, yahtzee

Ben Franklin40th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1104

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Vasco da Gama41st
Vasco da GamaPoints: 1104

Portuguese Navigator

Route chartered: Europe to India

Craft: Sao Gabriel

  God42nd
GodPoints: 1104

The Man Upstairs

Chairman of the Pearly Gates Condo Board

Smite 'em if you got 'em

Ulysses S. Grant43rd
Ulysses S. GrantPoints: 1104

18th U.S. President

General-in-Chief Union Army

Esteemed and Conquered Foe: Robert E. Lee

Ickle Me44th
Ickle MePoints: 1104

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

Michelangelo45th
MichelangeloPoints: 1104

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

James Polk46th
James PolkPoints: 1104

11th U.S. President

Party: Democratic

Campaign slogan: Fifty-Four Forty or Fight!

Dwight D Eisenhower47th
Dwight D EisenhowerPoints: 1103

34th U.S. President

Ike!

Supreme Allied Commander

Uncle Jesse48th
Uncle JessePoints: 1103

Role Model

House volume: Full

Intimate with: Aunt Becky

James Madison49th
James MadisonPoints: 1103

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Martin  Luther50th
Martin LutherPoints: 1095

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God