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Top 10 Most Famous People of All Time!

gnice123 2011/10/20 15:03:31
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Who do you think are the 10 most famous (or infamous) people of all time? If possible try to imagine you were on the other side of the world and you were trying to communicate with someone who doesn't speak English... What name could you say that you are reasonably sure that person would recognize

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  • areshus rair 2012/11/19 07:28:06 (edited)
    areshus rair
    +18
    Art garfunkel, ringo Starr, Kevin sorbo, Franklin Delano bluth, marquis de Sade, pauly shore, jesse cox, bill Murray, Jeffrey lebowski, and John key.

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  • bennyboy 2013/12/27 20:25:04
    bennyboy
    +1
    Based on asking anyone in any country, "Do you know _______" and them saying yes.
    1. Jesus Christ
    2. Adolf Hitler
    3. Nelson Mandela
    4. Kim Jong-un
    5. King Tut
    6. Martin Luther King Jr.
    7. Bill Gates
    8. Queen Elizabeth II
    9. Marilyn Monroe?
    10. William Shakespeare

    If anyone has any disagreements with my list, it is okay, as everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
  • gnice123 bennyboy 2014/01/06 16:06:44
    gnice123
    Great list.. thanks! I'd have thought the late Kim Jong-Il would have been more well known than his son, but good list anyway.

    Greg P.
  • Rocky 2013/05/20 11:01:47
    Rocky
    Hmmmmm! First and foremost will be Jeshua Ha Machiach! After HIM, nobody else counts, however....just for the sake of at least listing those who I THINK may qualify on the List where Yeshua resides alone, here are the rest of the list from my point of view. Historically, they would have to be those who helped to further enlightenment of our Societies.
    Abraham, Moses, Solomon, Einstein, Thomas Jefferson, Charlamagne, Winston Churchill, Madam Curie, Dr. Salk. I don't think Hitler was someone I would look up to, rather, he is a figure that needs never be forgotten, like all the other TYRANTS and DESPOTS of History, never to be lauded for what they did, but also NEVER FORGOTTEN.....just like Barak Obama.
  • kerry.hughes.965 2013/05/17 15:09:26
    kerry.hughes.965
    +4
    There are six definites;

    Shakespeare
    Einstein
    Hitler
    Da Vinci
    Isaac Newton
    Jesus Christ

    Remember these are the most famous of all time (not who is famous today but no-one will have heard of them in 100 years time). There are many people who were famous 50 years ago but they are pretty much unknown now...so we have to think beyond today. We also have to avoid naming people who are only really famous in one country; for instance, abraham lincoln is only relevant in the US and wouldn't be a global name. Most politicians are only very famous in their own country (Winston Churchill is a possible exception due to a global war). The person has to have had univsersal impact AND be famous for all time..the six i listed. Naming another four is tricky...so i will go for Beethoven, Van Gogh, Napoleon, Julius Caesar.
  • gnice123 kerry.h... 2013/05/22 21:24:57
    gnice123
    "We also have to avoid naming people who are only really famous in one country".. and then go on to name only Europeans with the exception on Jesus. Genghis Khan, Ghandi, King Tut, Nefertitti (sp?), Martin Luther King are a few examples who you may agree are more famous than Vincent Van Gogh, Beethoven or Leonardo Da Vinci? Just a thought :-)

    Greg P.
  • Billie Jean 2013/05/09 05:11:57 (edited)
    Billie Jean
    +1
    The most famous person in the world of all time Top 10;
    1. Michael Jackson (I love Michael Jackson. He's my favourite singer forever.)
    2. Jesus Christ
    3. Queen EIizabeth II
    4. Adolf Hitler
    5. William Shakespeare
    6. Julius Caesar
    7. John.F.Kennedy
    8. Princess Diana
    9. Elvis Presley
    10. John Lennon
    Michael Jackson Bad
  • POO 2013/03/07 20:37:35
    POO
    +3
    Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran, Ed Sheeran and of course, ED SHEERAN!!!!!!
  • JULITO 2013/01/27 10:52:13
    JULITO
    +4
    ....10 famous/infamous ladies
    OPRAH
    princess diana
    madonna
    mother theresa
    JLO
    marilin monroe
    lisa gherardini(mona lisa)
    julia child
    Cleopatra
    pocahontas
    ..BONUS...SEXY angelina JOLIE!
  • JULITO 2013/01/27 10:38:47
    JULITO
    +1
    jesus CHRIST
    michael jackson
    bruce lee
    fidel castro
    mike tyson
    julius ceasar
    bill gates
    albert einstein
    harry houdini
    michael jordan
    ... BONUS.... pablo ESCOBAR!
  • Billie ... JULITO 2013/05/09 05:17:31
    Billie Jean
    You're wrong. My favourite singer (Michael Jackson) is a lot more famous than Jesus!
    I prefer Michael Jackson rather than Jesus. It's true. Michael Jackson Billie Jean live
  • me 2013/01/15 16:37:41
  • Kiera Finn 2013/01/15 03:44:08
    Kiera Finn
    +3
    Michael jackson, ghandi, Jesus Christ, Madonna, Barack Obama, hitler, Santa Claus, the Beatles, Justin bieber
  • Samantha 2013/01/07 17:04:26
    Samantha
    +8
    My favorite artists are the band perry, brad paisley,Carrie underwood, maroon 5, there are also some more.
  • gnice123 Samantha 2013/01/07 17:43:25
    gnice123
    +1
    Excellent but that wasn't really the topic. Who do you think are the most famous people of ALL TIME? They can be politicians, musicians, religious figures, war heroes, etc.

    Greg P.
  • Olivia Reane 2013/01/06 01:02:04
    Olivia Reane
    +6
    ima do top five now ya'll


    5. Louis Tomlinson
    4. Zayne Malik
    3. Harry Styles
    2. Niall Horan
    1. Liam Payne


    Liam is my future huzband later ya'll :-*
  • Olivia Reane 2013/01/06 00:58:31
    Olivia Reane
    ok everyone check out Austi Mahone and Alex Constancio's channel they are amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! and check on youtube Iheartmakeup92 on youtube her name is Liz she makes amazing makeup vids also check out Matty b and 1D and plz subscribe to them all
  • Olivia Reane 2013/01/06 00:42:51
    Olivia Reane
    10. Snoop Dogg and Dr.Dre
    9. Miley Cyrus
    8. Salena Gomez
    7. Bruno Marz
    6. Ashley Tisdale
    5. Emily Osmet
    4. Demi Lavato
    3. Nikki Minaj
    2. Cody and Ally Simpson
    AND NUMBER ONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    1. Daniel Radcliffe


    those are my top ten and i love Daniel soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo... much haha lolz :} really by - Olivia Reane






    BY - OLIVIA REANE [;
  • gnice123 Olivia ... 2013/01/07 17:44:50
    gnice123
    Thanks but remember this is supposed to be most famous of ALL TIME, not just who you personally like. Can you come up with 10 all time famous people? From music, sports, politics, religion, etc.

    Greg P.
  • Ross 2012/12/26 00:10:03
    Ross
    +13
    George Harrison
  • sasuke jones 2012/12/19 00:34:07
    sasuke jones
    +7
    Join thhttp://images.sodahead.com/... discussion. Express your opinion.
  • Sommer Crouch 2012/12/13 09:52:07
    Sommer Crouch
    +10
    Jesus crist
    Ronald McDonald
    Justin bieber
    Micheal Jackson
    Santa Claus
    Saint nickolas
    Steve jobs
    Kalvin klien
    Miranda kurr
    Meagan fox
  • blah Sommer ... 2012/12/18 10:13:49
    blah
    +8
    why doesn't anyone put Babe Ruth on their list??? he's like totally the most famous person ever!!!
  • gnice123 blah 2012/12/18 15:51:55
    gnice123
    +1
    unless you are in say, Turkey, where there are maybe 100 soccer players way more famous. Remember, this poll isn't meant to be USA-centric.

    Greg P.
  • Billie ... Sommer ... 2013/05/09 05:24:39
    Billie Jean
    Hey, Michael Jackson (Who happened to be my favourite singer) is lot more famous than Jesus and Justin Bieber.
    Michael Jackson Jam live
  • HipJipC 2012/11/30 23:32:10
    HipJipC
    +1
    Seeing you don't want personal favorites and being that human history is long it is quite impossible to pick just 10. So here's a link : )
    http://www.thefamouspeople.com/
  • gnice123 2012/11/30 15:30:46
    gnice123
    Thanks everyone for the responses, but can we please try to be serious? I'm not asking who YOUR favorite famous people of all time are, I'm asking for the THE most famous people of all time which would require you to think outside of your own tastes and try to speak based on history, accomplishments, worldliness. In otherwords, if you cannot reasonably expect that a person in China would know your choice (i.e. Pauly Shore) then that person doesn't belong on the list.

    Thanks,
    Greg P.
  • MoniK1234 2012/11/30 13:41:14
    MoniK1234
    +10
    Michael jackson is the most famous man of all time and who says that justin bieber is the first one is wrong because he copyed michael jackson an jb recognized that in a interview so stop whit the stupid things.Michael Jackson has to be in all ten places from 1 to 10.Love MJ.i will always love you!miss you
  • louise ... MoniK1234 2013/01/27 20:16:34
    louise johnson
    +3
    Ya that's right, ppl say that mj is not all tht when it comes to dancing, yet tell me this! Why why does most pop stars have copied his dance moves? Ur the best mj love and miss u like crazy, rip babe xxx
  • eduwifo 2012/11/22 12:01:14
    eduwifo
    +10
    me n only me!!
  • areshus rair 2012/11/19 07:28:06 (edited)
    areshus rair
    +18
    Art garfunkel, ringo Starr, Kevin sorbo, Franklin Delano bluth, marquis de Sade, pauly shore, jesse cox, bill Murray, Jeffrey lebowski, and John key.
  • 2012/11/13 18:44:33
    +4
    1 Ernesto che guevara
    2 Aristotle
    3 Martin Luther King Jr
    4 Albert einstien
    5 Adolf hitler
    6 Jesus
    7 The Beattles
    8 Michael Jackson
    9 Harry Potter
    10 Queen (Band)
  • Billie ... 2013/05/09 05:28:06 (edited)
    Billie Jean
    My favourite singer (Michael Jackson) should be in the first place. Michael Jackson Victory tour
  • Edward Collinson 2012/11/10 17:01:40
    Edward Collinson
    +1
    my big sexy arse
  • bennyboy Edward ... 2013/12/27 20:12:33
    bennyboy
    +2
    Really?
  • ANONYMOUS 2012/11/04 07:05:33
    ANONYMOUS
    +3
    1. Justin Bieber
    2. Michael Jackson
    3. Obama
    4. Santa Claus
    5. Lady GaGa
    6. Albert Einstein
    7. Steve Jobs
    8. Selena Gomez
    9. Taylor Swift
    10. Britney Spears

    I LUV JB
  • Billie ... ANONYMOUS 2013/05/09 05:30:42
    Billie Jean
    Justin Bieber is outstading, but Michael Jackson is a lot more famous than him. Michael Jackson Come Together
  • xavier lopez 2012/11/03 17:15:43
    xavier lopez
    +3
    c.ronaldo
  • gnice123 xavier ... 2012/11/05 13:26:05
    gnice123
    who is that?

    Greg P.
  • bennyboy gnice123 2013/12/27 20:08:30
    bennyboy
    +1
    Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portugese soccer player, who IS one of the most famous soccer players in the world, but not nessessarily one of the most famous people of ALL time.
    Just saying.
  • Arianna Jointer 2012/10/08 22:33:39
    Arianna Jointer
    +3
    Adam
    eve
    moses
    jesus
    mohammed
    einstien
    hitler
    michael jackson
    osama ben laden
    and me

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