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Leif Erikson1st
Leif EriksonPoints: 1218

Icelandic Explorer

Discovery: North America

Leif Erikson Day: October 9th

Mark  Twain2nd
Mark TwainPoints: 1202

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

James Madison3rd
James MadisonPoints: 1194

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

John  Tyler4th
John TylerPoints: 1171

10th U.S. President

Nickname: His Accidency

Notable accomplishment: Annexation of Texas

Saint  Patrick5th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1168

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

White  Spy6th
White SpyPoints: 1168

Fictional Undercover Operative

Master of the art of surreptitiousness

Chicanery matched only by the Black Spy

Antoine   Lavoisier7th
Antoine LavoisierPoints: 1167

Father of Modern Chemistry

Discoveries: Many

Death: Guillotined during French Revolution

  Odysseus8th
OdysseusPoints: 1161

Greek Champion

Adventure: Epic

Vice: Lotus

Yo-Yo Ma9th
Yo-Yo MaPoints: 1152

Renowned Cellist

Heritage: French/Chinese

Grammys: 15

The Id10th
The IdPoints: 1150

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Alan  Alda11th
Alan AldaPoints: 1148

American Actor

Best known for playing Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H

Author of Never Have Your Dog Stuffed

Fyodor Dostoevsky12th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1145

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Albert Einstein13th
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1135

Physicist

Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

Pol Pot14th
Pol PotPoints: 1135

Khmer Rouge Leader

Rule: 1976 - 1979

True name: Saloth Sar

Frank Lloyd Wright15th
Frank Lloyd WrightPoints: 1135

Famed American Architecht

Notable work: Fallingwater

College: University of Wisconsin

Archie Goodwin16th
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1131

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

Louis Pasteur17th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1131

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Uncle  Sam18th
Uncle SamPoints: 1129

Personification of the U.S.A

Wants YOU to join the U.S. Army

Is actually Canadian

Ben Franklin19th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1128

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Charles Lindbergh, Jr20th
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1128

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

John Quincy Adams21st
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1126

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Isaac Newton22nd
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1123

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

G.I.  Joe23rd
G.I. JoePoints: 1121

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

Superman24th
SupermanPoints: 1121

The Man of Steel

Alternate occupation: Reporter

Favored heroin: Lois Lane

  Ovid25th
OvidPoints: 1119

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Leonardo da Vinci26th
Leonardo da VinciPoints: 1119

Renaissance Man

Notable work: Mona Lisa

Cleverly crafted: Shroud of Turin

The Fool27th
The FoolPoints: 1117

Occultist Everyman

Arcana: Major

Known For: Folly, Extravagance, Intoxication

Tarzan28th
TarzanPoints: 1116

King of the Jungle

Raised by: Apes

Charisma: Superb

Classic Lego Spaceman29th
Classic Lego SpacemanPoints: 1112

Lunar Scout Pilot

Father: Ole Kirk Christiansen

Smile: Eternal

Colossus of Rhodes30th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1111

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

George Washington31st
George WashingtonPoints: 1110

1st President of the United States

War inadvertantly started: French & Indian

War inadvertantly won: American Revolution

Saint  Augustine32nd
Saint AugustinePoints: 1109

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

The Owl33rd
The OwlPoints: 1109

Elegant Fowl

Last Seen: Land of the Bong-Tree

Favorite Utensil: Runcible Spoon

Babar34th
BabarPoints: 1108

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

Richard P Feynman35th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1106

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Galileo36th
GalileoPoints: 1106

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Edward Jenner
37th
Edward Jenner Points: 1104

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

Abraham Lincoln38th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1104

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Sir Ernest Shackleton39th
Sir Ernest ShackletonPoints: 1102

Antarctic Expeditioner

Vessel: Endurance

Poles encountered: 1

  Cincinnatus40th
CincinnatusPoints: 1101

Ancient Roman Consul and Dictator

Model of virtue and simplicity

Fasces in one hand, plow in the other

Zeus41st
ZeusPoints: 1101

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

The King42nd
The KingPoints: 1100

Slow Moving Check Avoider

Secret Power: Castling

Dirty Secret: Prefers Checkers

Lucky  Jim43rd
Lucky JimPoints: 1098

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Osiris44th
OsirisPoints: 1098

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Captain John Smith45th
Captain John SmithPoints: 1097

Founder of Jamestown

Native Seduced: Pocahontas

Portrayed by: Colin Farrel

  God46th
GodPoints: 1096

The Man Upstairs

Chairman of the Pearly Gates Condo Board

Smite 'em if you got 'em

Bill Murray47th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1096

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Voltaire48th
VoltairePoints: 1095

French Writer & Philosopher

Age: Enlightenment

True name: Francois-Marie Arouet

Alexander Hamilton49th
Alexander HamiltonPoints: 1093

First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Advocated: Assumption of State debts

Outdueled by: Aaron Burr

Robin  Hood50th
Robin HoodPoints: 1093

Man in Tights

Residence: Sherwood Forest

Posse: The Merry Men