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Famous Influential People

Famous people taken from a list of the top 100 most influential people ever.

Descriptions - Famous People

  1. Scientist discovered Theory of Relativity.
  2. Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea.
  3. Born in Nepal, philosopher and spiritual teacher from ancient India.
  4. Sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church and started the Protestant Reformation.
  5. German inventor of the European mechanical printing press.

  6. Italian explorer and navigator who completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean.
  7. Chinese thinker and social philosopher.
  8. Founding-father of modern genetics.
  9. French philosopher who coined 'I think therefore I am'.
  10. Christian missionary and one of the main writers of the New Testament.
  11. Italian engineer who developed radio transmission.
  12. Spanish Conquistador who claimed Inca lands for Spain.
  13. Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who believed Sun was the centre of the Universe not the Earth.
  14. National icon in much of modern South America and liberator of Latin American countries.
  15. English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism.
  16. Scottish economist and philosopher who was also known as "The Father of Economics".
  17. Third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
  18. Austrian neurologist who founded psychoanalysis.
  19. Played a major role in introducing the European state system into the Russian Empire.
  20. Italian diplomat who lived during the Renaissance, often been called the father of modern political philosophy and political science.
  21. German astronomer and mathematician who created laws of planetary motion.
  22. Called the father of empiricism, Elizabeth I of England reserved him as her legal advisor.
  23. Leader of Soviet Communist Party who pursued reform – glasnost and perestroika.
  24. Greek poet who wrote Odyssey and Iliad.
  25. Painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512.

Answers - Infuential People

  1. Albert Einstein
  2. Vasco da Gama
  3. Buddha (Siddartha Gautama)
  4. Martin Luther
  5. Johann Gutenberg
  6. Christopher Columbus
  7. Confucius
  8. Gregor Mendel
  9. Rene Descartes
  10. St. Paul, or Paul of Tarsus
  11. Marconi (Guglielmo Marconi)
  12. Francisco Pizarro
  13. Nicolaus Copernicus
  14. Simon Bolivar
  15. Michael Faraday
  16. Adam Smith
  17. Thomas Jefferson
  18. Sigmund Freud
  19. Peter the Great
  20. Nicoli Machiavelli
  21. Johannes Kepler
  22. Francis Bacon
  23. Mikhail Gorbachev
  24. Homer
  25. Michelangelo