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The Ranking: 1 - 50
MichelangeloPoints: 1254 Last Day: +124

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

ZeusPoints: 1242 Last Day: +148

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Mark  Twain3rd
Mark TwainPoints: 1207 Last Day: +69

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

GalileoPoints: 1197 Last Day: +21

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Nelson Mandela5th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1183 Last Day: +92

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

John Quincy Adams6th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1177 Last Day: +44

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Andrew  Jackson7th
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1177 Last Day: +91

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Richard M. Nixon8th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1176 Last Day: +141

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

SocratesPoints: 1164 Last Day: +103

Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

BabarPoints: 1158 Last Day: +73

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

John  Tyler11th
John TylerPoints: 1154 Last Day: +113

10th U.S. President

Nickname: His Accidency

Notable accomplishment: Annexation of Texas

  Francis of Assisi12th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1150 Last Day: +60

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

Louis Pasteur13th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1148 Last Day: -1


First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

H.L.  Mencken14th
H.L. MenckenPoints: 1145 Last Day: +96

Journalist, Author, Cynic

"The Sage of Baltimore"

Worthy man of ideas and inspirations

John F Kennedy15th
John F KennedyPoints: 1142 Last Day: +54

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Vincent  van Gogh16th
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1142 Last Day: -8

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

Saint  Augustine17th
Saint AugustinePoints: 1136 Last Day: +57

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

Christopher Columbus18th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1135 Last Day: +95

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Edward Jenner19th
Edward JennerPoints: 1134 Last Day: -14

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

Grocer Cat20th
Grocer CatPoints: 1129 Last Day: +112

Feline Shopkeeper

Home: Busytown

Progeny: Huckle Cat

Franklin Delano Roosevelt21st
Franklin Delano RooseveltPoints: 1129 Last Day: +12

32nd U.S. President

Terms: Four

The New Deal was neither new nor a deal. Discuss.

Richard P Feynman22nd
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1126 Last Day: +125

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Yo-Yo Ma23rd
Yo-Yo MaPoints: 1126 Last Day: +122

Renowned Cellist

Heritage: French/Chinese

Grammys: 15

The Id24th
The IdPoints: 1124 Last Day: +55

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Harry Truman25th
Harry TrumanPoints: 1123 Last Day: +28

33rd U.S. President

"The buck stops here"

Nuclear attacks authorized: 2

Ponce de Leon26th
Ponce de LeonPoints: 1122 Last Day: +82

Fountain Pursuer

Area explored: Florida

Truly sought: Gold

James  Monroe27th
James MonroePoints: 1121 Last Day: +1

5th U.S. President

Oversaw the Era of Good Feelings

Passed the Missouri Compromise

Muhammad Ali28th
Muhammad AliPoints: 1120 Last Day: -17

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

G.I.  Joe29th
G.I. JoePoints: 1120 Last Day: +27

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

OsirisPoints: 1119 Last Day: -23

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

HippocratesPoints: 1115 Last Day: +79

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

F Scott Fitzgerald32nd
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1114 Last Day: +38


Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

Old  Ironsides33rd
Old IronsidesPoints: 1114 Last Day: +70

The USS Constitution

Oldest commissioned ship still in service

Born: Boston, MA - 22 July 1798

Colossus of Rhodes34th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1112 Last Day: -38

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

James Madison35th
James MadisonPoints: 1110 Last Day: +41

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

John James Audubon36th
John James AudubonPoints: 1109 Last Day: -13

American Naturalist, Painter

Catalogued and painted the birds of North America

Rejected in America, made his big break in England

Bill Clinton37th
Bill ClintonPoints: 1109 Last Day: +54

42nd U.S. President

Lewd Acts: 17

New York, NY

Mr  Potato Head38th
Mr Potato HeadPoints: 1109 Last Day: +136

Uber Tuber

Shaves faster than any man

Gets a little spud for Mrs. Potato Head

George Washington39th
George WashingtonPoints: 1108 Last Day: -8

1st President of the United States

War inadvertantly started: French & Indian

War inadvertantly won: American Revolution

Yuri  Gagarin40th
Yuri GagarinPoints: 1107 Last Day: +8

#1 Cosmonaut

First man in space

Truly went where no man had gone before

Fyodor Dostoevsky41st
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1106 Last Day: -10

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

The Elephant Man42nd
The Elephant ManPoints: 1106 Last Day: -17

Victorian Pop Celebrity

Born Joseph Carey Merrick

Proves looks aren't everything

Elite Longbowman43rd
Elite LongbowmanPoints: 1102 Last Day: +80

Age of Empires Unit

Nationality: British

Cost: 35 wood, 40 gold

Vasco da Gama44th
Vasco da GamaPoints: 1101 Last Day: -15

Portuguese Navigator

Route chartered: Europe to India

Craft: Sao Gabriel

Bill Murray45th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1101 Last Day: +20

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Thomas  Aquinas46th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1099 Last Day: +30

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Abraham Lincoln47th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1096 Last Day: -10

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Enrico Fermi48th
Enrico FermiPoints: 1093 Last Day: +50

Italian Physicist

Father of the Atom Bomb

Nobel Prizes: 1

Merv Griffin49th
Merv GriffinPoints: 1093 Last Day: +43


Has a lovely bunch of coconuts

Location: mancrush.com

Ickle Me50th
Ickle MePoints: 1093 Last Day: +28

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew