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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Nelson Mandela1st
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1196 Last Day: +42

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

Martin  Luther2nd
Martin LutherPoints: 1173 Last Day: +71

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God

David  Livingstone3rd
David LivingstonePoints: 1172 Last Day: +61

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

Lucky  Jim4th
Lucky JimPoints: 1168 Last Day: +121

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

The Owl5th
The OwlPoints: 1168 Last Day: -84

Elegant Fowl

Last Seen: Land of the Bong-Tree

Favorite Utensil: Runcible Spoon

Michel de Montaigne6th
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1164 Last Day: -14

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

Albert Einstein7th
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1157 Last Day: +128

Physicist

Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

F Scott Fitzgerald8th
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1153 Last Day: +76

Novelist

Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

John Quincy Adams9th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1150 Last Day: +72

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Osiris10th
OsirisPoints: 1149 Last Day: +66

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Edward Jenner11th
Edward JennerPoints: 1145 Last Day: +48

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

  Ovid12th
OvidPoints: 1141 Last Day: +30

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Fyodor Dostoevsky13th
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1135 Last Day: +100

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

Enrico Fermi14th
Enrico FermiPoints: 1133 Last Day: +79

Italian Physicist

Father of the Atom Bomb

Nobel Prizes: 1

Zeus15th
ZeusPoints: 1133 Last Day: -66

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Mark  Twain16th
Mark TwainPoints: 1126 Last Day: -68

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Bill Murray17th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1123 Last Day: +46

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Isaac Newton18th
Isaac NewtonPoints: 1123 Last Day: +187

Brilliant Brit

Laws of motion: 3

Locks: Flowing

John F Kennedy19th
John F KennedyPoints: 1122 Last Day: +44

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Ben Franklin20th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1121 Last Day: +66

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Abraham Lincoln21st
Abraham LincolnPoints: 1119 Last Day: +62

16th U.S. President

Personal Demons: Many

Fateful show: Our American Cousin

Thomas Jefferson22nd
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1118 Last Day: +52

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Richard P Feynman23rd
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1116 Last Day: -22

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Charles Lindbergh, Jr24th
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1113 Last Day: +72

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

James  Monroe25th
James MonroePoints: 1113 Last Day: +86

5th U.S. President

Oversaw the Era of Good Feelings

Passed the Missouri Compromise

Don Quixote26th
Don QuixotePoints: 1113 Last Day: +86

Man of La Mancha

Sidekick: Sancho Panza

Nemesis: Windmills

Vincent  van Gogh27th
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1113 Last Day: +27

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

  Francis of Assisi28th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1112 Last Day: +94

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

Ponce de Leon29th
Ponce de LeonPoints: 1112 Last Day: +64

Fountain Pursuer

Area explored: Florida

Truly sought: Gold

Muhammad Ali30th
Muhammad AliPoints: 1111 Last Day: -25

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

Louis Pasteur31st
Louis PasteurPoints: 1111 Last Day: -30

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

  Odysseus32nd
OdysseusPoints: 1110 Last Day: +84

Greek Champion

Adventure: Epic

Vice: Lotus

Tarzan33rd
TarzanPoints: 1110 Last Day: +103

King of the Jungle

Raised by: Apes

Charisma: Superb

Christopher Columbus34th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1108 Last Day: +39

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Ernest Hemingway35th
Ernest HemingwayPoints: 1108 Last Day: +3

American Literary Icon

Nickname: Papa

Accusations: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism

Lawrence of Arabia36th
Lawrence of ArabiaPoints: 1104 Last Day: +104

Lieutenant-Colonel T.E. Lawrence

Autobiography: Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Nationality: Scottish

Guglielmo Marconi37th
Guglielmo MarconiPoints: 1104 Last Day: +13

Father of Radio

Year of invention: 1895

Political views: Fascist

  Orion38th
OrionPoints: 1104 Last Day: +47

The Hunter

Belt names: Saucepan, Magi, Three Kings

Still hunting Taurus after 1.5 million years

Grocer Cat39th
Grocer CatPoints: 1103 Last Day: +22

Feline Shopkeeper

Home: Busytown

Progeny: Huckle Cat

  Socrates40th
SocratesPoints: 1103 Last Day: -31

Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

William Butler Yeats41st
William Butler YeatsPoints: 1096 Last Day: -18

Twentieth Century Poet

Penchant for the occult. Lovely tower property.

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

The Elephant Man42nd
The Elephant ManPoints: 1094 Last Day: -22

Victorian Pop Celebrity

Born Joseph Carey Merrick

Proves looks aren't everything

  Aesop43rd
AesopPoints: 1093 Last Day: +73

Fabled Fabler

Animal Allegory Animal

Lost Fable: Acidophylous and the Timid Tapeworm

Ickle Me44th
Ickle MePoints: 1093 Last Day: +48

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

Antoine  Lavoisier45th
Antoine LavoisierPoints: 1093 Last Day: +90

Father of Modern Chemistry

Discoveries: Many

Death: Guillotined during French Revolution

Frank Lloyd Wright46th
Frank Lloyd WrightPoints: 1091 Last Day: -10

Famed American Architecht

Notable work: Fallingwater

College: University of Wisconsin

Blackbeard47th
BlackbeardPoints: 1090 Last Day: +114

18th century English Pirate

Vessel: Queen Anne's Revenge

Booty accumulated: Much

Babar48th
BabarPoints: 1089 Last Day: -4

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

Classic Lego Spaceman49th
Classic Lego SpacemanPoints: 1088 Last Day: +3

Lunar Scout Pilot

Father: Ole Kirk Christiansen

Smile: Eternal

Nostradamus50th
NostradamusPoints: 1087 Last Day: -10

Seer

Quatrains: 941

Prophecies: WWII, 9/11