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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Colossus of Rhodes1st
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1247 Last Day: +117

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

Vincent  van Gogh2nd
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1196 Last Day: +5

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

Mark  Twain3rd
Mark TwainPoints: 1168 Last Day: +103

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Alexander Hamilton4th
Alexander HamiltonPoints: 1161 Last Day: +61

First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Advocated: Assumption of State debts

Outdueled by: Aaron Burr

Ben Franklin5th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1159 Last Day: +97

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

The King6th
The KingPoints: 1159 Last Day: +88

Slow Moving Check Avoider

Secret Power: Castling

Dirty Secret: Prefers Checkers

Mr  Potato Head7th
Mr Potato HeadPoints: 1154 Last Day: +104

Uber Tuber

Shaves faster than any man

Gets a little spud for Mrs. Potato Head

Abraham Lincoln8th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1150 Last Day: +88

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Bill Murray9th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1146 Last Day: -35

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Saint  Augustine10th
Saint AugustinePoints: 1140 Last Day: +69

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

Vitruvian  Man11th
Vitruvian ManPoints: 1136 Last Day: +64

World renowned drawing by Leonardo da Vinci

Study of the proportions of the (male) human bod

On display at Gallerie dell Accademia in Venice

OdysseusPoints: 1134 Last Day: +47

Greek Champion

Adventure: Epic

Vice: Lotus

ZeusPoints: 1134 Last Day: -71

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Franklin Delano Roosevelt14th
Franklin Delano RooseveltPoints: 1131 Last Day: +57

32nd U.S. President

Terms: Four

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

John  Tyler15th
John TylerPoints: 1131 Last Day: +94

10th U.S. President

Nickname: His Accidency

Notable accomplishment: Annexation of Texas

Mr. Toad16th
Mr. ToadPoints: 1130 Last Day: -20

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

OvidPoints: 1126 Last Day: +50

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Thomas  Aquinas18th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1119 Last Day: -100

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Muhammad Ali19th
Muhammad AliPoints: 1117 Last Day: +52

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

The Id20th
The IdPoints: 1117 Last Day: +25

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Classic Lego Spaceman21st
Classic Lego SpacemanPoints: 1116 Last Day: -47

Lunar Scout Pilot

Father: Ole Kirk Christiansen

Smile: Eternal

Leonardo da Vinci22nd
Leonardo da VinciPoints: 1116 Last Day: -30

Renaissance Man

Notable work: Mona Lisa

Cleverly crafted: Shroud of Turin

Old  Ironsides23rd
Old IronsidesPoints: 1112 Last Day: +50

The USS Constitution

Oldest commissioned ship still in service

Born: Boston, MA - 22 July 1798

Andrew  Jackson24th
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1112 Last Day: +81

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Henry Hudson25th
Henry HudsonPoints: 1111 Last Day: +99

English Explorer

Ship: Half Moon

Claimed: Hudson Bay, Hudson River

Ickle Me26th
Ickle MePoints: 1111 Last Day: -26

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

Edward Jenner27th
Edward JennerPoints: 1109 Last Day: +43

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

Nelson Mandela28th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1109 Last Day: +9

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

CaravaggioPoints: 1108 Last Day: +39

Italian Artist circa 1600

Style: Baroque

Masterpiece: The Cardsharps

MichelangeloPoints: 1108 Last Day: +15

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

Charles Lindbergh, Jr31st
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1106 Last Day: -3

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

G.I.  Joe32nd
G.I. JoePoints: 1103 Last Day: +6

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

David  Livingstone33rd
David LivingstonePoints: 1103 Last Day: -23

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

Geoffrey  Chaucer34th
Geoffrey ChaucerPoints: 1102 Last Day: +75

The Father of English Literature

Traveled with people of dubious moral character

Hobby: Giving baths to wives

Richard M. Nixon35th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1102 Last Day: +133

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

Saint  Patrick36th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1102 Last Day: +4

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

John F Kennedy37th
John F KennedyPoints: 1099 Last Day: +51

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

John James Audubon38th
John James AudubonPoints: 1097 Last Day: +40

American Naturalist, Painter

Catalogued and painted the birds of North America

Rejected in America, made his big break in England

OsirisPoints: 1097 Last Day: -54

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Jesus Christ40th
Jesus ChristPoints: 1096 Last Day: -34

Our Lord and Savior

Miracles: 12,875 and counting


Michel de Montaigne41st
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1096 Last Day: -118

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

Martin  Luther42nd
Martin LutherPoints: 1093 Last Day: -37

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God

Fyodor Dostoevsky43rd
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1091 Last Day: -16

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Peter  Pan44th
Peter PanPoints: 1091 Last Day: +107

Obstinate Man Child

Refused to grow up

Currently CEO Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc.

Lucky  Jim45th
Lucky JimPoints: 1087 Last Day: +55

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Stephen Hawking46th
Stephen HawkingPoints: 1086 Last Day: +120


Gave a Brief History of Time

Postulated the idea of Hawking Radiation

Louis Pasteur47th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1086 Last Day: +123


First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Richard P Feynman48th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1084 Last Day: -47

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

GalileoPoints: 1084 Last Day: +26

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Johnny Depp50th
Johnny DeppPoints: 1083 Last Day: +12

Mysterious, brooding actor of 21 Jump Street fame

Acadamy Award nominee for portayal of Jack Sparrow

Stirs up carnal feelings in women and men alike