Top 100 Famous People

  • Marilyn Monroe (1926 – 1962) American actress / singer / model.
  • Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) US President during American civil war
  • Mother Teresa(1910 – 1997) Catholic missionary nun / charity worker
  • John F. Kennedy (1917 – 1963) US President
  • Martin Luther King (1929 – 1968) – American civil rights campaigner
  • Nelson Mandela (1918 – ) – South African President anti-apartheid campaigner.
  • Winston Churchill (1874- 965) – British Prime Minister during WWII
  • Bill Gates (1955 – ) American businessman, founder of Microsoft
  • Muhammad Ali (1942 – ) American Boxer and civil rights campaigner.
  • Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948) Leader of Indian independence.
  • Margaret Thatcher (1925 – ) British Prime Minister.
  • Charles de Gaulle (1890 – 1970) French resistance leader and President.
  • Christopher Colombus (1451 – 1506) – British explorer
  • George Orwell (1903 – 1950) British author of 1984, Animal farm
  • Charles Darwin (1809 – 1882) British scientist proposed theory of evolution.
  • Elvis Presley (1935 – 1977) American pop singer.
  • Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) German scientist – theory of relativity.
  • Paul McCartney (1942 – ) British musician, member of Beatles.
  • Plato (423 BC – 348 BC) Greek philosopher
  • Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – ) British monarch since 1954.
  • Queen Victoria ( 1819 –1901) British Queen during Nineteenth Century
  • John M Keynes (1883 – 1946) British economist.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev (1931 – ) Russian President during end of Cold War.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Indian Prime Minister
  • Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519) Italian, painter, scientist, polymath
  • Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) – French chemist and microbiologist.
  • Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910 ) – Russian author and philosopher.
  • Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) – Spanish modern artists
  • Vincent Van Gogh (1853 – 1890) French artist
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 – 1945) – US President 1932 – 1945.
  • Pope John Paul II (1920 – 2005) Polish Pope.
  • Neil Armstrong (1930 – 2012) US Pilot
  • Thomas Edison ( 1847 – 1931) – American inventor
  • Rosa Parks (1913 – 2005) – American civil rights activist
  • Aung San Suu Kyi (1945 – ) Burmese opposition leader.
  • Lyndon Johnson (1908 – 1973) – US President 1963-69
  • Ludwig Beethoven (1770 – 1827) – German composer
  • Oprah Winfrey (1954 – ) US media celebrity.
  • Indira Gandhi (1917 – 1984) – Third Prime Minister of India.
  • Eva Peron (1919 – 1952) – First Lady of Argentina
  • Benazir Bhutto (1953 – 2007) – Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • Desmond Tutu (1931 – ) African Bishop and opponent of apartheid
  • Dalai Lama (1938 – ) Spritual and political leader of Tibetans
  • Walt Disney (1901 – 1966) American film producer
  • Peter Sellers (1925 – 1980) British film actor and comedian
  • Barack Obama (1961- ) US President
  • Malcolm X (1925 – 1965) American Black nationalist leader
  • J.K.Rowling (1965 – ) British author of Harry Potter series.
  • Richard Branson (1950 – ) British entrepreneur
  • Pele (1940 – ) Brazilian footballer
  • Jesse Owens (1913-1980) US athlete
  • Ernest Hemingway (1899 – 1961) American author
  • John Lennon (1940 – 1980) British popstar and Beatle
  • Henry Ford (1863 – 1947) US Industrialist
  • Haile Selassie (1892 – 1975) head of state of Ethiopia
  • Joseph Stalin (1879 – 1953) Soviet leader
  • Lord Baden Powe (1857 – 1941) British Founder of scout movement
  • Michael Jordon (1963 – ) US Basketball
  • George Bush jnr (1946 – ) US President
  • V.Lenin (1870-1924) – Leader of Russian Revolution
  • Osama Bin Laden (1957-2011) Leader of Al Qaeda
  • Fidel Castro (1926-) Cuban revolutionary leader.
  • Oscar Wilde (1854- 1900) Irish author, poet, playwright.
  • Coco Chanel (1883-1971) – French Fashion designer
  • Pope Francis (1936 – ) – First pope from the Americas.
  • Amelia Earhart (1897– 1937) – Female aviator
  • Adolf Hitler (1889 – 1945) – leader of Nazi Germany
  • Sting (1951 – ) British musician
  • Mary Magdalene (4 BC – 40AD) – disciple of Jess Christ
  • Alfred Hitchcock (1899 – 1980) – Film producer
  • Michael Jackson (1958 – 2009) – American Pop singer
  • Madonna (1958 – ) American Pop singer
  • Mata Hari (1876-1917) Dancer, executed as spy.
  • Cleopatra (69 -30 BC) Queen of Egypt.
  • Emmeline Pankhurst  1858-1928 – English suffragette.
  • Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004) – US President.
  • Lionel Messi (1987- ) Argentinian Footballer
  • Babe Ruth (1895 – 1948) Baseball player
  • Bob Geldof – Musician, charity worker
  • Leon Trotsky (1879-1940) Marxist revolutionary
  • Roger Federer (1981 – ) Swiss Tennis player
  • Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939) Austrian psychoanalyst
  • Woodrow Wilson ( 1856 – 1924) US president.
  • Mao Zedong (1893-1976) Leader of Chinese Communist revolution
  • Katherine Hepburn (1907-2003) – American actress.
  • Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993) British actress and humanitarian.
  • David Beckham – footballer
  • Tiger Woods – golfer
  • Usain Bolt – athlete. Record holder at 100m and 200m
  • Bill Cosby – US entertainer
  • Carl Lewis – US athlete and Olympian
  • Prince Charles – Heir to British throne
  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis – wife of JF. Kennedy
  • C.S. Lewis – British author
  • Billie Holiday (1915 – 1959) American jazz singer.
  • J.R.R. Tolkien – British author of Lord of the Rings
  • Virginia Woolf – British authore
  • Billie Jean King – American tennis players and campaigner for equality.
  • Simon Bolivar – Leader of Latin American independence movement against the Spanish
  • Anne Frank – Dutch author who died in Holocaust

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