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John  Adams1st
John AdamsPoints: 1204 Last Day: +94

2nd U.S. President

Self-loathing Federalist

The Colossus of Independence

G.I.  Joe2nd
G.I. JoePoints: 1193 Last Day: -12

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

James Madison3rd
James MadisonPoints: 1193 Last Day: +120

4th U.S. President

Father of the Constitution

Blunder: War of 1812

Gerald  Ford4th
Gerald FordPoints: 1159 Last Day: +105

38th U.S. President

Reputation for integrity and openness

Cleaned up after Nixon

John Quincy Adams5th
John Quincy AdamsPoints: 1156 Last Day: +72

6th U.S. President

Formulated the Monroe Doctrine

Molded Henry Clay into his Secretary of State

ZeusPoints: 1154 Last Day: +25

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

Mark  Twain7th
Mark TwainPoints: 1152 Last Day: +55

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

The Owl8th
The OwlPoints: 1146 Last Day: +40

Elegant Fowl

Last Seen: Land of the Bong-Tree

Favorite Utensil: Runcible Spoon

HerculesPoints: 1145 Last Day: +166

Mythical Roman Stud

Labors: 12

Father: Zeus

OvidPoints: 1142 Last Day: +6

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Thomas  Aquinas11th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1141 Last Day: +39

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Richard P Feynman12th
Richard P FeynmanPoints: 1141 Last Day: +35

Curious Character

Nobel Prizes: 1

Location: Uncertain

Ben Franklin13th
Ben FranklinPoints: 1141 Last Day: -34

Raconteur, Statesman, Horndog

Diplomat to: France

Kite discovery: Electricity

Michel de Montaigne14th
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1138 Last Day: -79

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

Don Quixote15th
Don QuixotePoints: 1138 Last Day: +2

Man of La Mancha

Sidekick: Sancho Panza

Nemesis: Windmills

Nikola  Tesla16th
Nikola TeslaPoints: 1138 Last Day: +25

Serbian Inventor

Patron Saint of Modern Electricity

"The man who invented the twentieth century"

Louis Pasteur17th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1135 Last Day: +80


First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

The Fool18th
The FoolPoints: 1134 Last Day: +86

Occultist Everyman

Arcana: Major

Known For: Folly, Extravagance, Intoxication

The King19th
The KingPoints: 1133 Last Day: -33

Slow Moving Check Avoider

Secret Power: Castling

Dirty Secret: Prefers Checkers

PopeyePoints: 1129 Last Day: +141

Fictional Sailor Man

Trademark tattoo: Anchor

Tonic: Spinach

Andrew  Jackson21st
Andrew JacksonPoints: 1128 Last Day: +33

7th U.S. President

Old Hickory

Bill depiction: $20

Hernando de Soto22nd
Hernando de SotoPoints: 1127 Last Day: +65

Spanish Conquistador

First European to the Mississippi River

Like they wouldn't have found that anyway...

Frank Lloyd Wright23rd
Frank Lloyd WrightPoints: 1126 Last Day: +113

Famed American Architecht

Notable work: Fallingwater

College: University of Wisconsin

Colossus of Rhodes24th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1125 Last Day: +37

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

  Francis of Assisi25th
Francis of AssisiPoints: 1122 Last Day: -12

Rebuilt the Church...without going to Home Depot

Stigmata. 'Nuf said.

Keeping it simple since 1209

Albert Einstein26th
Albert EinsteinPoints: 1120 Last Day: +24


Indispensible theory: Relativity

Regret: Atom bomb advocacy

Charles Lindbergh, Jr27th
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1118 Last Day: +24

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

Richard M. Nixon28th
Richard M. NixonPoints: 1113 Last Day: +31

37th U.S. President

Only President to resign from office

Brought down by the Watergate scandal

Martin  Luther29th
Martin LutherPoints: 1111 Last Day: -20

Monk, Trendsetter

Theses: 95

Good: God

Archie Goodwin30th
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1110 Last Day: +22

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

Thomas Jefferson31st
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1109 Last Day: +8

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

Ickle Me32nd
Ickle MePoints: 1108 Last Day: -27

The Captain

Conveyance: Flying Shoe

In-flight Meal: Mulligan Stew

John F Kennedy33rd
John F KennedyPoints: 1107 Last Day: +42

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Marco Polo34th
Marco PoloPoints: 1107 Last Day: +83

Venetian Explorer

Inventor of modern swimming pool game

Embellished tales: Nearly all

Edward Jenner35th
Edward JennerPoints: 1106 Last Day: -83

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

GodPoints: 1105 Last Day: +81

The Man Upstairs

Chairman of the Pearly Gates Condo Board

Smite 'em if you got 'em

Ernest Hemingway37th
Ernest HemingwayPoints: 1105 Last Day: -24

American Literary Icon

Nickname: Papa

Accusations: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism

Mr. Toad38th
Mr. ToadPoints: 1103 Last Day: -17

Anthropomorphic Common Toad

Eponymous Adventure: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Residence: Toad Hall

Franklin Delano Roosevelt39th
Franklin Delano RooseveltPoints: 1100 Last Day: +5

32nd U.S. President

Terms: Four

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

Charles Darwin40th
Charles DarwinPoints: 1099 Last Day: +6

It's Evolution, Baby

Seminal Work: On the Origin of Species

Vessel: HMS Beagle

Jesus Christ41st
Jesus ChristPoints: 1097 Last Day: -18

Our Lord and Savior

Miracles: 12,875 and counting


Henry Hudson42nd
Henry HudsonPoints: 1096 Last Day: +73

English Explorer

Ship: Half Moon

Claimed: Hudson Bay, Hudson River

David  Livingstone43rd
David LivingstonePoints: 1096 Last Day: -46

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

GalileoPoints: 1095 Last Day: +45

Italian Astronomer

Best known as: Father of Science

Discredited: Geocentricity

Bill Clinton45th
Bill ClintonPoints: 1092 Last Day: +29

42nd U.S. President

Lewd Acts: 17

New York, NY

Clark  Griswold46th
Clark GriswoldPoints: 1092 Last Day: +127

Family Man

Passions: Sledding, lights, holiday cheer

The thing to say: Mona Kalikimaka

ArchimedesPoints: 1089 Last Day: +61

Greek Mathematician


Notable invention: Archimedes' Screw

Teddy Roosevelt48th
Teddy RooseveltPoints: 1089 Last Day: +20

26th U.S. President

Cavalry regiment: Rough Riders

Trusts busted: Countless

SocratesPoints: 1089 Last Day: +16

Ancient Greek Philosopher

Found guilty of corrupting the youth of Athens

Sentenced to death by drinking Hemlock

Aaron  Burr50th
Aaron BurrPoints: 1088 Last Day: +83

American Politician

3rd Vice President of the United States

Outdueled Alexander Hamilton