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The Ranking: 1 - 50
Zeus1st
ZeusPoints: 1257 Last Day: +208

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Michelangelo2nd
MichelangeloPoints: 1256 Last Day: +178

Renaissance Man

Finest opus: Sistine Chapel

Had a refined terribilita

Mark  Twain3rd
Mark TwainPoints: 1208 Last Day: +57

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Andrew  Jackson4th
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1188 Last Day: +107

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

John Quincy Adams5th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1183 Last Day: +96

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

Babar6th
BabarPoints: 1183 Last Day: +102

King of the Elephants

Home: Celesteville

Suit: Kelly Green

Galileo7th
GalileoPoints: 1179 Last Day: +11

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Nelson Mandela8th
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1179 Last Day: +89

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

  Socrates9th
SocratesPoints: 1172 Last Day: +112

Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

Yo-Yo Ma10th
Yo-Yo MaPoints: 1159 Last Day: +155

Renowned Cellist

Heritage: French/Chinese

Grammys: 15

John  Tyler11th
John TylerPoints: 1158 Last Day: +71

10th U.S. President

Nickname: His Accidency

Notable accomplishment: Annexation of Texas

Christopher Columbus12th
Christopher ColumbusPoints: 1155 Last Day: +94

Supposed New World Discoverer

Ushered in an era of oppression

Thought he was in: India

Saint  Augustine13th
Saint AugustinePoints: 1154 Last Day: +80

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

Franklin Delano Roosevelt14th
Franklin Delano RooseveltPoints: 1154 Last Day: +18

32nd U.S. President

Terms: Four

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

G.I.  Joe15th
G.I. JoePoints: 1153 Last Day: +61

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

Richard M. Nixon16th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1147 Last Day: +91

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

Louis Pasteur17th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1146 Last Day: +5

Microbiologist

First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Osiris18th
OsirisPoints: 1143 Last Day: +13

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Thomas Jefferson19th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1141 Last Day: +87

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Mr  Potato Head20th
Mr Potato HeadPoints: 1139 Last Day: +151

Uber Tuber

Shaves faster than any man

Gets a little spud for Mrs. Potato Head

Vincent  van Gogh21st
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1132 Last Day: -20

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

Fyodor Dostoevsky22nd
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1128 Last Day: -13

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

James  Monroe23rd
James MonroePoints: 1128 Last Day: +15

5th U.S. President

Oversaw the Era of Good Feelings

Passed the Missouri Compromise

H.L.  Mencken24th
H.L. MenckenPoints: 1127 Last Day: +93

Journalist, Author, Cynic

"The Sage of Baltimore"

Worthy man of ideas and inspirations

Richard P Feynman25th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1124 Last Day: +107

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Edward Jenner26th
Edward JennerPoints: 1124 Last Day: -27

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

  Francis of Assisi27th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1121 Last Day: +35

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

John F Kennedy28th
John F KennedyPoints: 1121 Last Day: +18

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Lucky  Jim29th
Lucky JimPoints: 1120 Last Day: -29

Everyman Hero

Skill: Funny Faces

Battles: Merrie England, Drink

The Id30th
The IdPoints: 1120 Last Day: +35

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

Nikola  Tesla31st
Nikola TeslaPoints: 1117 Last Day: +37

Serbian Inventor

Patron Saint of Modern Electricity

"The man who invented the twentieth century"

F Scott Fitzgerald32nd
F Scott FitzgeraldPoints: 1113 Last Day: +46

Novelist

Noted alcholic

Seminal work: The Great Gatsby

  Hippocrates33rd
HippocratesPoints: 1113 Last Day: +79

The Father of Medicine

Founded the Hippocratic School of Medicine

Rejected the divine origin

Santa Claus34th
Santa ClausPoints: 1111 Last Day: +76

Ol' St. Nick

List check frequency: 2x

Dark secrets: Child labor, voyeurism

Grocer Cat35th
Grocer CatPoints: 1111 Last Day: +93

Feline Shopkeeper

Home: Busytown

Progeny: Huckle Cat

James Madison36th
James MadisonPoints: 1110 Last Day: +32

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Bill Clinton37th
Bill ClintonPoints: 1109 Last Day: +58

42nd U.S. President

Lewd Acts: 17

New York, NY

Harry Truman38th
Harry TrumanPoints: 1107 Last Day: +0

33rd U.S. President

"The buck stops here"

Nuclear attacks authorized: 2

Guglielmo Marconi39th
Guglielmo MarconiPoints: 1106 Last Day: +79

Father of Radio

Year of invention: 1895

Political views: Fascist

  Ovid40th
OvidPoints: 1106 Last Day: +19

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

John James Audubon41st
John James AudubonPoints: 1105 Last Day: -43

American Naturalist, Painter

Catalogued and painted the birds of North America

Rejected in America, made his big break in England

Archie Goodwin42nd
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1104 Last Day: -39

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

Ponce de Leon43rd
Ponce de LeonPoints: 1104 Last Day: +65

Fountain Pursuer

Area explored: Florida

Truly sought: Gold

Colossus of Rhodes44th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1102 Last Day: -51

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

Muhammad Ali45th
Muhammad AliPoints: 1099 Last Day: -30

The Greatest of All-Time

KOs: 37

Birth name: Cassius Clay

Thomas  Aquinas46th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1098 Last Day: +30

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Yuri  Gagarin47th
Yuri GagarinPoints: 1098 Last Day: +1

#1 Cosmonaut

First man in space

Truly went where no man had gone before

Merv Griffin48th
Merv GriffinPoints: 1098 Last Day: +59

Entertainer

Has a lovely bunch of coconuts

Location: mancrush.com

Bill Murray49th
Bill MurrayPoints: 1098 Last Day: -16

American Actor

Seminal Work: Osmosis Jones

Ghostbusters 3: In the works?

Ickle Me50th
Ickle MePoints: 1097 Last Day: +4

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew