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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Ferdinand Magellan1st
Ferdinand MagellanPoints: 1264 Last Day: +127

Circumnavigator

Voyages: 5

Felled by: Filipino Natives

Galileo2nd
GalileoPoints: 1228 Last Day: +167

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Mr. Toad3rd
Mr. ToadPoints: 1182 Last Day: +73

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

  Plato4th
PlatoPoints: 1152 Last Day: +43

Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

Among Philosophical founders of Western Culture

Student of Socrates

William Butler Yeats5th
William Butler YeatsPoints: 1149 Last Day: +83

Twentieth Century Poet

Penchant for the occult. Lovely tower property.

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

James Cook6th
James CookPoints: 1148 Last Day: +77

Fearless British Explorer

Key discovery: Australia

Killed during: Hawaiian melee

Bill Murray7th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1142 Last Day: +69

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Osiris8th
OsirisPoints: 1142 Last Day: -14

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Colossus of Rhodes9th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1134 Last Day: -41

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

Lucky  Jim10th
Lucky JimPoints: 1131 Last Day: +70

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Fyodor Dostoevsky11th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1128 Last Day: -57

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

  Ovid12th
OvidPoints: 1128 Last Day: -10

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Zeus13th
ZeusPoints: 1126 Last Day: -14

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Gian Lorenzo Bernini14th
Gian Lorenzo BerniniPoints: 1125 Last Day: +73

Baroque Sculptor and Architect

Rival: Francesco Borromini

Revolution: Ecstasy of St. Theresa

  God15th
GodPoints: 1123 Last Day: +51

The Man Upstairs

Chairman of the Pearly Gates Condo Board

Smite 'em if you got 'em

Archie Goodwin16th
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1121 Last Day: +37

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

John F Kennedy17th
John F KennedyPoints: 1121 Last Day: +21

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Michel de Montaigne18th
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1121 Last Day: +151

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

Geoffrey  Chaucer19th
Geoffrey ChaucerPoints: 1120 Last Day: +20

The Father of English Literature

Traveled with people of dubious moral character

Hobby: Giving baths to wives

Alexander Hamilton20th
Alexander HamiltonPoints: 1118 Last Day: -29

First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Advocated: Assumption of State debts

Outdueled by: Aaron Burr

Christopher Columbus21st
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1117 Last Day: +53

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Martin  Van Buren22nd
Martin Van BurenPoints: 1113 Last Day: +92

8th U.S. President

Nickname: Old Kinderhook

Only President with English as his second language

Andrew  Jackson23rd
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1111 Last Day: +20

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Richard M. Nixon24th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1110 Last Day: +6

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

  Aesop25th
AesopPoints: 1109 Last Day: +40

Fabled Fabler

Animal Allegory Animal

Lost Fable: Acidophylous and the Timid Tapeworm

Banacek26th
BanacekPoints: 1107 Last Day: +85

Fictional 70's Detective

Relies on: Polish proverbs

Seasons: 4

F Scott Fitzgerald27th
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1107 Last Day: +28

Novelist

Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

Ernest Hemingway28th
Ernest HemingwayPoints: 1107 Last Day: -24

American Literary Icon

Nickname: Papa

Accusations: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism

Saint  Patrick29th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1106 Last Day: +24

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

  Hippocrates30th
HippocratesPoints: 1105 Last Day: +50

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

The Id31st
The IdPoints: 1105 Last Day: -16

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Abraham Lincoln32nd
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1104 Last Day: +9

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Copernicus33rd
CopernicusPoints: 1101 Last Day: +161

Astronomer

Theory: Heliocentricity

Drank from: The vessel that stank

Louis Pasteur34th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1100 Last Day: +10

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Henry Hudson35th
Henry HudsonPoints: 1097 Last Day: +10

English Explorer

Ship: Half Moon

Claimed: Hudson Bay, Hudson River

Babar36th
BabarPoints: 1096 Last Day: -99

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

The Elephant Man37th
The Elephant ManPoints: 1094 Last Day: +20

Victorian Pop Celebrity

Born Joseph Carey Merrick

Proves looks aren't everything

James  Monroe38th
James MonroePoints: 1094 Last Day: +23

5th U.S. President

Oversaw the Era of Good Feelings

Passed the Missouri Compromise

Paul  Bunyan39th
Paul BunyanPoints: 1093 Last Day: +101

Legendary Lumberjack

Best friend: Babe the blue ox

Notable creations: 10,000 lakes, Grand Canyon

  Francis of Assisi40th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1093 Last Day: -5

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

Isaac Newton41st
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1093 Last Day: -17

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

David  Livingstone42nd
David LivingstonePoints: 1092 Last Day: +59

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

James Madison43rd
James MadisonPoints: 1091 Last Day: -81

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Peter  Pan44th
Peter PanPoints: 1091 Last Day: +170

Obstinate Man Child

Refused to grow up

Currently CEO Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc.

Thomas Jefferson45th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1090 Last Day: +46

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Vitruvian  Man46th
Vitruvian ManPoints: 1089 Last Day: +46

World renowned drawing by Leonardo da Vinci

Study of the proportions of the (male) human bod

On display at Gallerie dell Accademia in Venice

Michelangelo47th
MichelangeloPoints: 1089 Last Day: +50

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

Ickle Me48th
Ickle MePoints: 1088 Last Day: -38

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

Nelson Mandela49th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1088 Last Day: -45

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

John Quincy Adams50th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1087 Last Day: -41

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State