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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Marlon Brando1st
Marlon BrandoPoints: 1188 Last Day: +111

20th century's Finest Actor

Popularized: Stanislavski System

Seminal work: The Godfather

G.I.  Joe2nd
G.I. JoePoints: 1185 Last Day: +114

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

Louis Pasteur3rd
Louis PasteurPoints: 1182 Last Day: +98

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

The Id4th
The IdPoints: 1171 Last Day: +24

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

  Ovid5th
OvidPoints: 1169 Last Day: +7

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

John Quincy Adams6th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1164 Last Day: +102

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Osiris7th
OsirisPoints: 1161 Last Day: +12

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Albert Einstein8th
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1160 Last Day: -37

Physicist

Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

Michelangelo9th
MichelangeloPoints: 1158 Last Day: +14

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

Edward Jenner10th
Edward JennerPoints: 1151 Last Day: +43

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

John F Kennedy11th
John F KennedyPoints: 1147 Last Day: +77

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Yuri  Gagarin12th
Yuri GagarinPoints: 1144 Last Day: +0

#1 Cosmonaut

First man in space

Truly went where no man had gone before

Marco Polo13th
Marco PoloPoints: 1138 Last Day: +170

Venetian Explorer

Inventor of modern swimming pool game

Embellished tales: Nearly all

Richard P Feynman14th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1137 Last Day: +41

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Galileo15th
GalileoPoints: 1137 Last Day: +42

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Yo-Yo Ma16th
Yo-Yo MaPoints: 1135 Last Day: +60

Renowned Cellist

Heritage: French/Chinese

Grammys: 15

General Tso17th
General TsoPoints: 1129 Last Day: +89

1800s Chinese Military Leader

Best known for: General Tso's Chicken

Given name: Zuo Zongtang

Lucky  Jim18th
Lucky JimPoints: 1127 Last Day: -75

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

Captain John Smith19th
Captain John SmithPoints: 1125 Last Day: -17

Founder of Jamestown

Native Seduced: Pocahontas

Portrayed by: Colin Farrel

Abraham Lincoln20th
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1124 Last Day: +68

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

  Hippocrates21st
HippocratesPoints: 1123 Last Day: +75

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

Thomas  Aquinas22nd
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1121 Last Day: -6

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

  Ra23rd
RaPoints: 1120 Last Day: +174

The Sun God

Deity status: Omnipotent

Later merged with: Amun

Batman24th
BatmanPoints: 1119 Last Day: +141

Superhero

Secret identity: Bruce Wayne

Whip: Batmobile

Fyodor Dostoevsky25th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1119 Last Day: +54

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Mr. Toad26th
Mr. ToadPoints: 1118 Last Day: -7

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

Sun  Tzu27th
Sun TzuPoints: 1113 Last Day: +44

Chinese Military Strategist

Author of The Art of War

Translation: "Master Sun"

The Owl28th
The OwlPoints: 1109 Last Day: +16

Elegant Fowl

Last Seen: Land of the Bong-Tree

Favorite Utensil: Runcible Spoon

Voltaire29th
VoltairePoints: 1109 Last Day: +106

French Writer & Philosopher

Age: Enlightenment

True name: Francois-Marie Arouet

Martin  Luther30th
Martin LutherPoints: 1108 Last Day: +38

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God

Jesus Christ31st
Jesus ChristPoints: 1106 Last Day: +12

Our Lord and Savior

Miracles: 12,875 and counting

Omnipresent

Isaac Newton32nd
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1104 Last Day: +84

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

Henry Hudson33rd
Henry HudsonPoints: 1101 Last Day: +79

English Explorer

Ship: Half Moon

Claimed: Hudson Bay, Hudson River

  Herodotus34th
HerodotusPoints: 1099 Last Day: +19

The Father of History

Alternate moniker: The Father of Lies

Exclusively known for 'The Histories'

Thomas Jefferson35th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1098 Last Day: +45

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Zeus36th
ZeusPoints: 1098 Last Day: -25

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Hercules37th
HerculesPoints: 1097 Last Day: +70

Mythical Roman Stud

Labors: 12

Father: Zeus

Moctezuma38th
MoctezumaPoints: 1096 Last Day: +32

Aztec King

Vainly Awaited: Quetzalcoatl

Defeated by: Cortes

Paul  Bunyan39th
Paul BunyanPoints: 1095 Last Day: +29

Legendary Lumberjack

Best friend: Babe the blue ox

Notable creations: 10,000 lakes, Grand Canyon

Teddy Roosevelt40th
Teddy RooseveltPoints: 1095 Last Day: -3

26th U.S. President

Cavalry regiment: Rough Riders

Trusts busted: Countless

  Socrates41st
SocratesPoints: 1095 Last Day: -13

Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

Geoffrey  Chaucer42nd
Geoffrey ChaucerPoints: 1094 Last Day: -50

The Father of English Literature

Traveled with people of dubious moral character

Hobby: Giving baths to wives

F Scott Fitzgerald43rd
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1094 Last Day: -2

Novelist

Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

Niccolo  Machiavelli44th
Niccolo MachiavelliPoints: 1092 Last Day: +31

Philosopher and Poet

Author of "The Prince"

The end justifies the means?

  Aesop45th
AesopPoints: 1090 Last Day: -21

Fabled Fabler

Animal Allegory Animal

Lost Fable: Acidophylous and the Timid Tapeworm

Saint  Patrick46th
Saint PatrickPoints: 1090 Last Day: +13

Christian Missionary

Patron Saint of Ireland and Nigeria

Drafter of Ireland's Zero Tolerance Snake Law

Christopher Columbus47th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1089 Last Day: +31

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Yukon  Cornelius48th
Yukon CorneliusPoints: 1088 Last Day: +35

Prospector with Pick Axe Prowess

Seeks: Silver

Also Seeks: Gold

Dwight D Eisenhower49th
Dwight D EisenhowerPoints: 1087 Last Day: +16

34th U.S. President

Ike!

Supreme Allied Commander

Richard M. Nixon50th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1087 Last Day: +48

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal