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Franklin Delano Roosevelt1st
Franklin Delano RooseveltPoints: 1217 Last Day: +84

32nd U.S. President

Terms: Four

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

James  Monroe2nd
James MonroePoints: 1190 Last Day: +120

5th U.S. President

Oversaw the Era of Good Feelings

Passed the Missouri Compromise

Mark  Twain3rd
Mark TwainPoints: 1173 Last Day: +113

American Author

Real name: Samuel Clemens

Hobby: Writing banned books

Thomas Jefferson4th
Thomas JeffersonPoints: 1170 Last Day: +7

3rd U.S President

Dreams: Agrarian State

Best purchase: Louisiana

John James Audubon5th
John James AudubonPoints: 1168 Last Day: +113

American Naturalist, Painter

Catalogued and painted the birds of North America

Rejected in America, made his big break in England

OsirisPoints: 1168 Last Day: +7

Lord of the Dead and Rebirth

Wrap: Mummy

Accessories: Crook and Flail

Classic Lego Spaceman7th
Classic Lego SpacemanPoints: 1168 Last Day: +147

Lunar Scout Pilot

Father: Ole Kirk Christiansen

Smile: Eternal

Charles Lindbergh, Jr8th
Charles Lindbergh, JrPoints: 1164 Last Day: +29

Transatlantic Aviator

Nickname: Lucky Lindy

Dark Secret: Nazi sympathies

Louis Pasteur9th
Louis PasteurPoints: 1163 Last Day: +64


First vaccine: Rabies

Favorite drink: Milk

Colossus of Rhodes10th
Colossus of RhodesPoints: 1159 Last Day: +7

Statuesque Wonder of the Ancient World

280 BC - 226 BC

Height: 70 Cubits

ZeusPoints: 1154 Last Day: +25

King of the Gods

Favorite Weapon: Lightening Bolt

Favorite Hobby: Philanderering

PythagorasPoints: 1152 Last Day: +64

The Father of Numbers

Ionian Mathematician and Philosopher

Best known theorem: Pythagorean

Michel de Montaigne13th
Michel de MontaignePoints: 1145 Last Day: +60

16th Century Essayist

Motto: What do I know?

What he Knows: Philosophy, Statecraft

Thomas  Aquinas14th
Thomas AquinasPoints: 1143 Last Day: +92

The Good Doctor

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

Name back at the monastery: The Dumb Ox

Yuri  Gagarin15th
Yuri GagarinPoints: 1142 Last Day: +105

#1 Cosmonaut

First man in space

Truly went where no man had gone before

The Id16th
The IdPoints: 1141 Last Day: +22

Instinctual Psychic Apparatus

Gratification: Immediate

Manning the Helm: Most of the Time

TarzanPoints: 1138 Last Day: +122

King of the Jungle

Raised by: Apes

Charisma: Superb

William Henry Harrison18th
William Henry HarrisonPoints: 1136 Last Day: +101

9th U.S. President

Shortest Presidential Term in US History: 31 Days!

Mancrush-Worthy Nickname: Tippecanoe

OvidPoints: 1136 Last Day: -4

Roman Poet

Full name: Publius Ovidius Naso

Dactylic hexameric work: Metamorphoses

Ernest Hemingway20th
Ernest HemingwayPoints: 1135 Last Day: +46

American Literary Icon

Nickname: Papa

Accusations: Misogyny, Anti-Semitism

Edward Jenner21st
Edward JennerPoints: 1131 Last Day: -17

Pioneer of Immunization

Lives Saved: Innumerable

Principle Foe: Small Pox

Fyodor Dostoevsky22nd
Fyodor DostoevskyPoints: 1129 Last Day: +15

Russian Writer

Vices: Gambling, booze

Seminal work: Crime and Punishment

The King23rd
The KingPoints: 1125 Last Day: +51

Slow Moving Check Avoider

Secret Power: Castling

Dirty Secret: Prefers Checkers

George Washington24th
George WashingtonPoints: 1125 Last Day: +15

1st President of the United States

War inadvertantly started: French & Indian

War inadvertantly won: American Revolution

The Elephant Man25th
The Elephant ManPoints: 1123 Last Day: -80

Victorian Pop Celebrity

Born Joseph Carey Merrick

Proves looks aren't everything

Vincent  van Gogh26th
Vincent van GoghPoints: 1122 Last Day: +81

Dutch Post-Impressionist Artist

Only painted for 11 years

Most famous work: Starry Night

Saint  Augustine27th
Saint AugustinePoints: 1121 Last Day: -5

Bishop of Hippo, Philosopher, Prolific Writer

Had a taste for pears and women

Named after a city in Florida, or vice versa

Lawrence of Arabia28th
Lawrence of ArabiaPoints: 1120 Last Day: +15

Lieutenant-Colonel T.E. Lawrence

Autobiography: Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Nationality: Scottish

David  Livingstone29th
David LivingstonePoints: 1116 Last Day: +27

Scottish Missionary and Explorer

First European to Victoria Falls

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

G.I.  Joe30th
G.I. JoePoints: 1115 Last Day: +35

A Real American Hero

Headquarters: The Pit

Nemesis: COBRA

James Polk31st
James PolkPoints: 1113 Last Day: +33

11th U.S. President

Party: Democratic

Campaign slogan: Fifty-Four Forty or Fight!

Nelson Mandela32nd
Nelson MandelaPoints: 1112 Last Day: +57

First elected leader of South Africa

Pre-Presidency prison term: 27 years

Also known as: Madiba

Ferdinand Magellan33rd
Ferdinand MagellanPoints: 1111 Last Day: +64


Voyages: 5

Felled by: Filipino Natives

Archie Goodwin34th
Archie GoodwinPoints: 1110 Last Day: +89

Detective, Nero Wolfe's Right Hand Man

Job: Note Taker, Heart Breaker

Oddity: Prefers Milk to Bourbon

SupermanPoints: 1110 Last Day: +34

The Man of Steel

Alternate occupation: Reporter

Favored heroin: Lois Lane

Martin  Van Buren36th
Martin Van BurenPoints: 1110 Last Day: +48

8th U.S. President

Nickname: Old Kinderhook

Only President with English as his second language

HammurabiPoints: 1109 Last Day: +155

Babylonian King

Penal codes: 1

Babylon, Mesopotamia

Enrico Fermi38th
Enrico FermiPoints: 1108 Last Day: +111

Italian Physicist

Father of the Atom Bomb

Nobel Prizes: 1

Sir Ernest Shackleton39th
Sir Ernest ShackletonPoints: 1108 Last Day: +43

Antarctic Expeditioner

Vessel: Endurance

Poles encountered: 1

Geoffrey  Chaucer40th
Geoffrey ChaucerPoints: 1106 Last Day: +85

The Father of English Literature

Traveled with people of dubious moral character

Hobby: Giving baths to wives

Leonardo da Vinci41st
Leonardo da VinciPoints: 1106 Last Day: +5

Renaissance Man

Notable work: Mona Lisa

Cleverly crafted: Shroud of Turin

Henry Hudson42nd
Henry HudsonPoints: 1100 Last Day: +95

English Explorer

Ship: Half Moon

Claimed: Hudson Bay, Hudson River

Aaron  Burr43rd
Aaron BurrPoints: 1099 Last Day: +41

American Politician

3rd Vice President of the United States

Outdueled Alexander Hamilton

H.L.  Mencken44th
H.L. MenckenPoints: 1096 Last Day: +35

Journalist, Author, Cynic

"The Sage of Baltimore"

Worthy man of ideas and inspirations

PlatoPoints: 1096 Last Day: +14

Ancient Greek Philosopher, Mathematician

Among Philosophical founders of Western Culture

Student of Socrates

ETPoints: 1095 Last Day: +27

The Extra-Terrestrial

Touch: Sensuous

Phone bill: Exorbitant

John F Kennedy47th
John F KennedyPoints: 1094 Last Day: -27

35th U.S. President

Statesman and Playboy

Fiasco: Bay of Pigs

Marco Polo48th
Marco PoloPoints: 1092 Last Day: +16

Venetian Explorer

Inventor of modern swimming pool game

Embellished tales: Nearly all

Robin  Hood49th
Robin HoodPoints: 1091 Last Day: +3

Man in Tights

Residence: Sherwood Forest

Posse: The Merry Men

Stonewall Jackson50th
Stonewall JacksonPoints: 1091 Last Day: +83

Confederate General

Best bud: Robert E. Lee

Killed by: Friendly fire