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People, 2000[edit]

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Entertainers, 112[edit]

Actors and Actresses, 77[edit]

Silent movies, 6[edit]
Americas
  1. Lillian Gish
  2. Buster Keaton
  3. Harold Lloyd
  4. Mary Pickford
  5. Gloria Swanson
Europe
  1. Asta Nielsen
Modern era, 71[edit]
Americas, 35
USA
  1. Fred Astaire
  2. Humphrey Bogart
  3. Marlon Brando
  4. James Cagney
  5. Charlie Chaplin
  6. Claudette Colbert
  7. Gary Cooper
  8. Joan Crawford
  9. Bette Davis
  10. Robert De Niro
  11. James Dean
  12. Henry Fonda
  13. Jane Fonda
  14. Clark Gable
  15. Judy Garland
  16. Whoopi Goldberg
  17. Cary Grant
  18. Tom Hanks
  19. Katharine Hepburn
  20. Gene Kelly
  21. Grace Kelly
  22. Marilyn Monroe
  23. Marx Brothers
  24. Jack Nicholson
  25. Gregory Peck
  26. Barbara Stanwyck
  27. James Stewart
  28. Meryl Streep
  29. Elizabeth Taylor
  30. Shirley Temple
  31. Spencer Tracy
  32. John Wayne
  33. Mae West
  34. Robin Williams
Asia, 4
China
  1. Bruce Lee
India
  1. Amitabh Bachchan
  2. Pran
Japan
  1. Toshiro Mifune
Europe, 31
France
  1. Brigitte Bardot
  2. Jean-Paul Belmondo
  3. Sarah Bernhardt
  4. Alain Delon
  5. Fernandel
  6. Louis de Funès
  7. Jean Gabin
  8. Jean Marais
  9. Gérard Philipe
Great Britain
  1. Richard Burton
  2. Michael Caine
  3. Sean Connery
  4. Daniel Day-Lewis
  5. Audrey Hepburn
  6. Anthony Hopkins
  7. Edmund Kean
  8. Vivien Leigh
  9. Laurence Olivier
  10. Peter O'Toole
  11. Peter Sellers
Italy
  1. Adriano Celentano
  2. Gina Lollobrigida
  3. Sophia Loren
  4. Marcello Mastroianni
Sweden
  1. Ingrid Bergman
  2. Greta Garbo
USSR
  1. Armen Dzhigarkhanyan
  2. Yevgeny Leonov
  3. Innokenty Smoktunovsky
  4. Mikhail Ulyanov
Other
  1. Marlene Dietrich
  2. Maximilian Schell

Performing artists, 35[edit]

  1. Alvin Ailey
  2. Marian Anderson
  3. Frederick Ashton
  4. Mikhail Baryshnikov*
  5. Maurice Béjart
  6. Carlo Blasis
  7. Andrea Bocelli
  8. Erik Bruhn
  9. George Carlin
  10. Enrico Caruso
  11. Cyd Charisse
  12. Boris Christoff
  13. David Copperfield
  14. Plácido Domingo
  15. Isadora Duncan
  16. Fanny Elssler
  17. Michel Fokine
  18. Margot Fonteyn
  19. Gregory Hines
  20. Harry Houdini
  21. Tamara Karsavina
  22. Rudolf von Laban
  23. Jenny Lind
  24. Vaslav Nijinsky
  25. Birgit Nilsson
  26. Rudolf Nureyev
  27. Luciano Pavarotti
  28. Anna Pavlova
  29. Marius Petipa*
  30. Leontyne Price*
  31. Jerome Robbins
  32. Renata Scotto
  33. Beverly Sills
  34. Marie Taglioni
  35. Maria Tallchief

Visual artists, 112[edit]

Western painters and illustrators, 79[edit]

Ancient era
Europe
  1. Phidias
  2. Vitruvius
Medieval era
Europe
  1. Hieronymus Bosch
  2. Jan van Eyck
  3. Giotto
  4. Andrei Rublev
Renaissance to early modern era
  1. El Greco
France
  1. Jacques-Louis David
  2. Eugène Delacroix
  3. François Mansart
  4. Nicolas Poussin
Germany
  1. Albrecht Dürer
  2. Caspar David Friedrich
  3. Hans Holbein the Younger
  4. Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Italy
  1. Borromini
  2. Caravaggio
  3. Bernini
  4. Giovanni Bellini
  5. Sandro Botticelli
  6. Bramante
  7. Canaletto
  8. Piero della Francesca
  9. Andrea Mantegna
  10. Masaccio
  11. Michelangelo
  12. Palladio
  13. Raphael
  14. Andrea del Sarto
  15. Tintoretto
  16. Titian
  17. Paolo Veronese
  18. Leonardo da Vinci
Netherlands
  1. Anthony van Dyck
  2. Peter Paul Rubens
  3. Rembrandt
  4. Johannes Vermeer
Spain
  1. Jusepe de Ribera
  2. Diego Velázquez
Modern era (painters)
  1. Marc Chagall
  2. Marcel Duchamp
  3. René Magritte
Americas
Mexico
  1. Frida Kahlo
United States
  1. Mary Cassatt
  2. Georgia O'Keeffe
  3. Jackson Pollock
  4. Mark Rothko
  5. Andy Warhol
  6. Grant Wood
Europe
  1. Paul Klee
  2. Gustav Klimt
  3. Edvard Munch
  4. Victor Vasarely
France
  1. Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
  2. Marie-Antoine Carême
  3. Paul Cézanne
  4. Edgar Degas
  5. Paul Gauguin
  6. Édouard Manet
  7. Henri Matisse
  8. Claude Monet
  9. Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  10. Henri Rousseau
  11. Toulouse-Lautrec
  12. Georges Seurat
Great Britain
  1. Francis Bacon (artist)
  2. William Hogarth
  3. J. M. W. Turner
Netherlands
  1. M. C. Escher
  2. Vincent van Gogh
  3. Piet Mondrian
Russia
  1. Wassily Kandinsky
  2. Kazimir Malevich
  3. Ilya Repin
  4. Nicholas Roerich
Spain
  1. Salvador Dalí
  2. Francisco Goya
  3. Joan Miró
  4. Pablo Picasso

Sculptors, 2[edit]

  1. Auguste Rodin
  2. Donatello

Architects, 26[edit]

Africa
Egypt
  1. Imhotep
Americas
Brazil
  1. Oscar Niemeyer
United States
  1. Walter Burley Griffin
  2. William Le Baron Jenney
  3. Frank Gehry
  4. Frank Lloyd Wright
  5. Richard Meier
  6. Louis Sullivan
Asia
  1. I. M. Pei
  2. Mimar Sinan
  3. Kenzo Tange
Europe
  1. Alvar Aalto
  2. Le Corbusier
  3. Gaudí
  4. Victor Horta
  5. Inigo Jones
  6. Richard Neutra
  7. Renzo Piano
  8. Christopher Wren
Germany
  1. Günter Behnisch
  2. Peter Behrens
  3. Walter Gropius
  4. Erich Mendelsohn
  5. Frei Otto
  6. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  7. Hans Scharoun

Non-Western traditions, 5[edit]

China
  1. Shitao
India
  1. Raja Ravi Varma
Japan
  1. Hiroshige
  2. Hokusai
  3. Sesshū Tōyō

Writers, 246[edit]

  1. Abu Nuwas
  2. Adam Mickiewicz
  3. Alexander Pushkin
  4. Alejo Carpentier
  5. Alexandre Dumas
  6. Alice Walker
  7. Allen Ginsberg
  8. Amir Khusrow
  9. Anton Chekhov
  10. Arthur Rimbaud
  11. Brothers Grimm
  12. Carl Sandburg
  13. Charles Dickens
  14. Cicero
  15. Dashiell Hammett
  16. Douglas Adams
  17. Du Fu
  18. Edgar Allan Poe
  19. Eino Leino
  20. Emily Dickinson
  21. Erich Maria Remarque
  22. Ernest Hemingway
  23. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  24. Franz Kafka
  25. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  26. John Donne
  27. Gabriel García Márquez
  28. Geoffrey Chaucer
  29. George Bernard Shaw
  30. George Orwell
  31. Ghalib
  32. H. G. Wells
  33. Hans Christian Andersen
  34. Harold Pinter
  35. Heinrich Heine
  36. Henrik Ibsen
  37. Henry James
  38. Henry Miller
  39. Hermann Hesse
  40. Hildegard of Bingen
  41. Ilf and Petrov
  42. Isaac Asimov
  43. Ivan Vazov
  44. J. R. R. Tolkien
  45. Jack Kerouac
  46. Jack London
  47. Rumi
  48. James Joyce
  49. Jane Austen
  50. Jerome K. Jerome
  51. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  52. John Steinbeck
  53. John Updike
  54. Jonathan Swift
  55. Jorge Luis Borges
  56. José Martí
  57. José Saramago
  58. Jules Verne
  59. Kālidāsa
  60. Langston Hughes
  61. Leo Tolstoy
  62. Lewis Carroll
  63. Li Bai
  64. Lord Byron
  65. Marcel Proust
  66. Mark Twain
  67. Mario Vargas Llosa
  68. Matsuo Bashō
  69. Maxim Gorky
  70. Miguel de Cervantes
  71. Mikhail Bulgakov
  72. Molière
  73. Murasaki Shikibu
  74. Naguib Mahfouz
  75. Nathaniel Hawthorne
  76. Nikolai Gogol
  77. Nikos Kazantzakis
  78. Olaf Stapledon
  79. Omar Khayyám
  80. Pablo Neruda
  81. Petrarch
  82. Philip K. Dick
  83. Rabindranath Tagore
  84. Rainer Maria Rilke
  85. Gabriele D’Annunzio
  86. Brontë family
  87. Robert A. Heinlein
  88. Saadi Shirazi
  89. Salman Rushdie
  90. Sappho
  91. Saul Bellow
  92. Thomas Hardy
  93. Thomas Mann
  94. Thomas Pynchon
  95. Toni Morrison
  96. Truman Capote
  97. Umberto Eco
  98. Victor Hugo
  99. Yasunari Kawabata
  100. Yukio Mishima

Ancient, 13[edit]

  1. Qu Yuan
  2. Aesop
  3. Menander
  4. Aeschylus
  5. Aristophanes
  6. Euripides
  7. Hafez
  8. Homer
  9. Horace
  10. Ovid
  11. Plutarch
  12. Sophocles
  13. Virgil
  14. Pliny the Elder

Middle Ages, 10[edit]

  1. Dante Alighieri
  2. Ferdowsi
  3. Jami
  4. Kabir
  5. Nizami Ganjavi
  6. Rudaki
  7. Giovanni Boccaccio
  8. Ali-Shir Nava'i
  9. William Shakespeare
  10. Chrétien de Troyes
  11. Christine de Pizan
  12. François Villon

Renaissance, 14[edit]

  1. Fuzûlî
  2. Tulsidas
  3. Pedro Calderón de la Barca
  4. Luís de Camões
  5. Pierre Corneille
  6. Daniel Defoe
  7. Gavrila Derzhavin
  8. John Dryden
  9. Samuel Johnson
  10. John Milton
  11. Michel de Montaigne
  12. François Rabelais
  13. Jean Racine
  14. Lope de Vega

Modern, 84[edit]

  1. Chinua Achebe
  2. Samuel Beckett
  3. William Blake
  4. Bertolt Brecht
  5. Ray Bradbury
  6. Raymond Chandler
  7. Agatha Christie
  8. Arthur C. Clarke
  9. Arthur Conan Doyle
  10. Roald Dahl
  11. Robert Frost
  12. Aldous Huxley
  13. Rudyard Kipling
  14. Astrid Lindgren
  15. Guy de Maupassant
  16. Arthur Miller
  17. Vladimir Nabokov
  18. J. K. Rowling
  19. Mary Shelley
  20. Wole Soyinka
  21. Robert Louis Stevenson
  22. Walt Whitman
  23. Oscar Wilde
  24. Mary Wollstonecraft
  25. Virginia Woolf
  26. W. B. Yeats
  27. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
  28. J. M. Coetzee
  29. Nadine Gordimer
  30. Margaret Atwood
  31. Pearl S. Buck
  32. Washington Irving
  33. Jaroslav Hašek
  34. T. S. Eliot
  35. Mihai Eminescu
  36. William Faulkner
  37. Ken Kesey
  38. Guillaume Apollinaire
  39. Constantine P. Cavafy
  40. Stendhal
  41. William Golding
  42. Stephen King
  43. Ursula K. Le Guin
  44. Sinclair Lewis
  45. Herman Melville
  46. Margaret Mitchell
  47. Mario Puzo
  48. Ezra Pound
  49. J. D. Salinger
  50. Isaac Bashevis Singer
  51. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  52. Kurt Vonnegut
  53. William Carlos Williams
  54. Jorge Amado
  55. Chinghiz Aitmatov
  56. Muhammad Iqbal
  57. Haruki Murakami
  58. Kenzaburō Ōe
  59. Orhan Pamuk
  60. Lu Xun
  61. Kahlil Gibran
  62. France Prešeren
  63. Ismail Kadare
  64. Joseph Conrad
  65. Sándor Petőfi
  66. Henryk Sienkiewicz
  67. Taras Shevchenko
  68. Anna Akhmatova
  69. Joseph Brodsky
  70. Ivan Bunin
  71. Nikolay Karamzin
  72. Mikhail Lermontov
  73. Vladimir Mayakovsky
  74. Nikolay Nekrasov
  75. Boris Pasternak
  76. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  77. Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
  78. Ivan Turgenev
  79. Honoré de Balzac
  80. Charles Baudelaire
  81. Karen Blixen
  82. Gustave Flaubert
  83. Anne Frank
  84. Federico García Lorca
  85. André Gide
  86. Knut Hamsun
  87. Eugène Ionesco
  88. Selma Lagerlöf
  89. Luigi Pirandello
  90. Friedrich Schiller
  91. August Strindberg
  92. Tristan Tzara
  93. Émile Zola
  94. Kingsley Amis
  95. W. H. Auden
  96. Enid Blyton
  97. Anthony Burgess
  98. Robert Graves
  99. John Keats
  100. C. S. Lewis
  101. Alan Moore
  102. Walter Scott
  103. John Millington Synge
  104. William Wordsworth
  105. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  106. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Musicians and composers, 149[edit]

Western art music[edit]

Composers
  1. Gustav Holst
  2. Jon Lord
  3. Alan Parsons
  4. Pancho Vladigerov
  5. Richard Strauss
Medieval and Renaissance
  1. Guillaume Dufay
  2. Giovanni da Palestrina
Baroque period (1600–1760)
  1. Johann Sebastian Bach
  2. George Frideric Handel
  3. Claudio Monteverdi
  4. Antonio Vivaldi
Classical period (1730–1820)
  1. Joseph Haydn
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Romantic period (1815–1910)
  1. Mily Balakirev
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven
  3. Hector Berlioz
  4. Georges Bizet
  5. Alexander Borodin
  6. Johannes Brahms
  7. Anton Bruckner
  8. Frédéric Chopin
  9. César Cui
  10. Antonín Dvořák
  11. Edvard Grieg
  12. Franz Liszt
  13. Gustav Mahler
  14. Felix Mendelssohn
  15. Modest Mussorgsky
  16. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  17. Gioachino Rossini
  18. Franz Schubert
  19. Robert Schumann
  20. Bedřich Smetana
  21. Johann Strauss
  22. Gilbert and Sullivan
  23. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  24. Giuseppe Verdi
  25. Richard Wagner
20th century
  1. Harold Arlen
  2. Béla Bartók
  3. Claude Debussy
  4. Joe Hisaishi
  5. Sergei Prokofiev
  6. Giacomo Puccini
  7. Maurice Ravel
  8. Arnold Schoenberg
  9. Dmitri Shostakovich
  10. Jean Sibelius
  11. Igor Stravinsky
Performers
Conductors
  1. Leonard Bernstein
Singers
  1. Umm Kulthum
  2. Vladimir Vysotsky
Violinists/celist
  1. Yo-Yo Ma
  2. Niccolò Paganini

Non-Western art music[edit]

  1. Ravi Shankar

Folk and popular music[edit]

  1. ABBA
  2. Mariah Carey
  3. Cher
  4. David Coverdale
  5. Doris Day
  6. Bruce Dickinson
  7. Ronnie James Dio
  8. Celine Dion
  9. Michael Jackson
  10. Elton John
  11. Madonna
  12. Bob Marley
  13. Dean Martin
  14. Liza Minnelli
  15. Joni Mitchell
  16. Frank Sinatra
  17. Barbra Streisand
  18. Stevie Wonder
American folk and country
  1. Johnny Cash
  2. Bing Crosby
  3. Faith Hill
  4. George Jones
  5. Peter, Paul and Mary
  6. Reba McEntire
  7. Dolly Parton
  8. Hank Williams
Blues and soul
  1. Ray Charles*
  2. Aretha Franklin*
  3. B.B. King
Composers and songwriters
  1. Vangelis
Film music
  1. Jerry Goldsmith
  2. Henry Mancini
  3. Ennio Morricone
  4. Richard Rodgers
  5. Miklós Rózsa
  6. Max Steiner
  7. John Williams
Funk
  1. James Brown
Guitarists
  1. John Lee Hooker
  2. Stevie Ray Vaughan
Hip-hop and rap
  1. Eminem
  2. Dr. Dre
  3. Tupac Shakur
Jazz
  1. Louis Armstrong
  2. Miles Davis
  3. George Gershwin
  4. Antônio Carlos Jobim
  5. Glenn Miller
Musical comedy and lyricists
  1. Irving Berlin
  2. Jerome Kern
  3. Cole Porter
  4. Andrew Lloyd Webber
Non-English language singers
  1. Édith Piaf
  2. Lata Mangeshkar
  3. Alla Pugacheva
  4. Mohammed Rafi
  5. Zhou Xuan
Rock
  1. AC/DC
  2. John Barry
  3. The Beatles
    1. John Lennon
    2. Paul McCartney
  4. Chuck Berry
  5. David Bowie
  6. Eric Clapton
  7. Joe Cocker
  8. Phil Collins
  9. Alice Cooper
  10. Deep Purple
  11. The Doors
  12. Bob Dylan
  13. Peter Gabriel
  14. Simon & Garfunkel
  15. Jimi Hendrix
  16. Janis Joplin
  17. Metallica
  18. Gary Moore
  19. Nirvana
  20. Ozzy Osbourne
  21. Pink Floyd
    1. Roger Waters
  22. Elvis Presley
  23. Queen
    1. Freddie Mercury
  24. Linda Ronstadt
  25. Black Sabbath
  26. Bruce Springsteen
  27. The Rolling Stones
    1. Keith Richards
    2. Mick Jagger
  28. Tina Turner
  29. U2
  30. Frank Zappa
  31. Led Zeppelin

Criminals, 4[edit]

  1. Billy the Kid
  2. Jack the Ripper
  3. Al Capone
  4. Pablo Escobar

Directors, producers & screenwriters, 78[edit]

  1. Woody Allen
  2. Pedro Almodóvar
  3. Robert Altman
  4. Ingmar Bergman
  5. Bernardo Bertolucci
  6. Luis Buñuel
  7. Ken Burns
  8. James Cameron
  9. Frank Capra
  10. Jean Cocteau
  11. Clint Eastwood
  12. Francis Ford Coppola
  13. George Cukor
  14. Walt Disney
  15. Stanley Donen
  16. Carl Theodor Dreyer
  17. Sergei Eisenstein
  18. Rainer Werner Fassbinder
  19. Federico Fellini
  20. John Ford
  21. Miloš Forman
  22. Bob Fosse
  23. Jean-Luc Godard
  24. Samuel Goldwyn
  25. Terry Gilliam
  26. D. W. Griffith
  27. Alfred Hitchcock
  28. John Huston
  29. Elia Kazan
  30. Raj Kapoor
  31. Takeshi Kitano
  32. Stanley Kubrick
  33. Akira Kurosawa
  34. Fritz Lang
  35. David Lean
  36. Ang Lee
  37. Frank Lloyd
  38. George Lucas
  39. Sidney Lumet
  40. Auguste and Louis Lumière
  41. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  42. Frances Marion
  43. Georges Méliès
  44. Nikita Mikhalkov
  45. Brian De Palma
  46. Alan Parker
  47. Roman Polanski
  48. Sydney Pollack
  49. Carlo Ponti
  50. Leni Riefenstahl
  51. Satyajit Ray
  52. Jean Renoir
  53. Carlos Saura
  54. Martin Scorsese
  55. David O. Selznick
  56. Mack Sennett
  57. Vittorio De Sica
  58. Aaron Sorkin
  59. Steven Spielberg
  60. Constantin Stanislavski
  61. Oliver Stone
  62. Quentin Tarantino
  63. Andrei Tarkovsky
  64. Irving Thalberg
  65. Giuseppe Tornatore
  66. François Truffaut
  67. Lars von Trier
  68. Luchino Visconti
  69. Dziga Vertov
  70. Hal B. Wallis
  71. Wim Wenders
  72. Orson Welles
  73. Billy Wilder
  74. Robert Wise
  75. William Wyler
  76. Darryl F. Zanuck
  77. Robert Zemeckis
  78. Zhang Yimou

Businesspeople, 40[edit]

Ancient, 1
  1. Marcus Licinius Crassus
Middle age, 1
  1. Lorenzo de' Medici
Industrial revolution, 19
  1. Samuel Crompton
  2. Thomas Newcomen
  3. John Jacob Astor
  4. Jamsetji Tata
United States
  1. Andrew Carnegie
  2. P. T. Barnum
  3. James Buchanan Duke
  4. Warren Buffett
  5. Henry Ford
  6. Meyer Guggenheim
  7. Howard Hughes
  8. J. P. Morgan
  9. J. Paul Getty
  10. William Randolph Hearst
  11. John D. Rockefeller
  12. Leland Stanford
  13. Cornelius Vanderbilt
  14. Madam C. J. Walker
  15. George Westinghouse
Modern, 7
  1. Coco Chanel
  2. Alan Sugar
  3. Dhirubhai Ambani
  4. Muhammad Yunus
  5. Enzo Ferrari
United States
  1. Ray Kroc
  2. Sam Walton
Contemporary, 12
  1. Mukesh Ambani
  2. Carlos Slim
  3. Sergey Brin
  4. Richard Branson
United States
  1. Bill Gates
  2. Steve Jobs
  3. Rupert Murdoch
  4. Elon Musk
  5. Larry Page
  6. Ted Turner
  7. Oprah Winfrey
  8. Mark Zuckerberg

Explorers, 30[edit]

Earlier
  1. Ibn Battuta
  2. Leif Ericson
Age of discovery
  1. Willem Barentsz
  2. John Cabot
  3. Pedro Álvares Cabral
  4. Jacques Cartier
  5. Christopher Columbus
  6. Hernán Cortés
  7. Francis Drake
  8. Juan Sebastián Elcano
  9. Vasco da Gama
  10. Ferdinand Magellan
  11. Ponce de Leon
  12. Francisco Pizarro
  13. Marco Polo
  14. Hernando de Soto
  15. Abel Tasman
  16. Amerigo Vespucci
  17. Zheng He
Early modern
  1. Vitus Bering
  2. James Cook
  3. Alexander von Humboldt
  4. David Livingstone
  5. Henry Morton Stanley
Modern
  1. Roald Amundsen
  2. Neil Armstrong
  3. Yuri Gagarin
  4. John Glenn
  5. Edmund Hillary
  6. Tenzing Norgay

Philosophers, historians, political and social scientists, 204[edit]

Philosophers, 97[edit]

Ancient, 23
  1. Aristotle
  2. Augustine of Hippo
  3. Confucius
  4. Democritus
  5. Diogenes of Sinope
  6. Epicurus
  7. Gorgias
  8. Han Fei
  9. Heraclitus
  10. Laozi
  11. Li Si
  12. Mencius
  13. Parmenides
  14. Plato
  15. Plotinus
  16. Seneca the Younger
  17. Shang Yang
  18. Socrates
  19. Thales
  20. Xunzi
  21. Zeno of Citium
  22. Zeno of Elea
  23. Zhuangzi
Middle Ages, 13
  1. Peter Abelard
  2. Averroes
  3. Boethius
  4. Francis Bacon
  5. Giordano Bruno
  6. Hasdai Crescas
  7. Duns Scotus
  8. Maimonides
  9. Nicholas of Cusa
  10. Thomas Aquinas
  11. Wang Yangming
  12. William of Ockham
  13. Zhu Xi
Early modern, 26
  1. George Berkeley
  2. Johan Amos Comenius
  3. René Descartes
  4. Denis Diderot
  5. Friedrich Engels
  6. Desiderius Erasmus
  7. Hugo Grotius
  8. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  9. Thomas Hobbes
  10. David Hume
  11. William James
  12. Immanuel Kant
  13. Søren Kierkegaard
  14. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  15. John Locke
  16. John Stuart Mill
  17. Montesquieu
  18. Friedrich Nietzsche
  19. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  20. Max Scheler
  21. Friedrich Schleiermacher
  22. Arthur Schopenhauer
  23. Herbert Spencer
  24. Baruch Spinoza
  25. Emanuel Swedenborg
  26. Voltaire
Modern, 38
  1. Theodor W. Adorno
  2. Raymond Aron
  3. Mikhail Bakunin
  4. Simone de Beauvoir
  5. Henri Bergson
  6. Isaiah Berlin
  7. Martin Buber
  8. Albert Camus
  9. Ernst Cassirer
  10. Benedetto Croce
  11. Gilles Deleuze
  12. Jacques Derrida
  13. John Dewey
  14. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. Ludwig Feuerbach
  16. Johann Gottlieb Fichte
  17. Gottlob Frege
  18. Yan Fu
  19. Hans-Georg Gadamer
  20. Jürgen Habermas
  21. Martin Heidegger
  22. Edmund Husserl
  23. Thomas Kuhn
  24. Imre Lakatos
  25. Marshall McLuhan
  26. Maurice Merleau-Ponty
  27. Maria Montessori
  28. Karl Popper
  29. Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
  30. John Rawls
  31. Bertrand Russell
  32. Jean-Paul Sartre
  33. Henry David Thoreau
  34. Alexis de Tocqueville
  35. Miguel de Unamuno
  36. Alfred North Whitehead
  37. Ludwig Wittgenstein
  38. Kang Youwei

Historians, 21[edit]

Ancient, 8
  1. Eusebius
  2. Herodotus
  3. Livy
  4. Ammianus Marcellinus
  5. Tacitus
  6. Thucydides
  7. Sima Qian
  8. Xenophon
Middle Ages, 3
  1. Bede
  2. Ibn Khaldun
  3. Rashid-al-Din Hamadani
Early modern, 3
  1. Edward Gibbon
  2. Leopold von Ranke
  3. Adolphe Thiers
Modern, 7
  1. Fernand Braudel
  2. Michel Foucault
  3. Christopher Hill
  4. Theodor Mommsen
  5. A. J. P. Taylor
  6. Barbara W. Tuchman
  7. Frederick Jackson Turner

Economists, 14[edit]

Early modern period, 4
  1. Thomas Robert Malthus
  2. François Quesnay
  3. David Ricardo
  4. Adam Smith
Modern, 10
  1. Milton Friedman
  2. Hermann Heinrich Gossen
  3. John Maynard Keynes*
  4. Peter Kropotkin
  5. Paul Krugman
  6. John Forbes Nash, Jr.*
  7. Gunnar Myrdal
  8. Bertil Ohlin
  9. Paul Samuelson
  10. Werner Sombart
  11. William Vickrey

Linguists, 7[edit]

Antiquity
  1. Mesrop Mashtots
  2. Pāṇini
Modern
  1. Mikhail Bakhtin
  2. Noam Chomsky*
  3. Roman Jakobson
  4. Ferdinand de Saussure
  5. Roland Barthes

Sociologists, 13[edit]

  1. Pierre Bourdieu
  2. Auguste Comte
  3. Émile Durkheim
  4. Norbert Elias
  5. Anthony Giddens, Baron Giddens
  6. Erving Goffman
  7. Bruno Latour
  8. Niklas Luhmann
  9. Robert K. Merton
  10. Talcott Parsons
  11. Pitirim Sorokin
  12. Max Weber*
  13. C. Wright Mills

Political writers, 11[edit]

Antiquity, 1
  1. Chanakya
Middle Ages, 1
  1. Niccolò Machiavelli
  2. Thomas More
  3. Tommaso Campanella
Early Modern, 1
  1. Edmund Burke
Modern, 7
  1. Judith Butler
  2. Antonio Gramsci
  3. Thomas Paine
  4. Rosa Luxemburg*
  5. Karl Marx*
  6. Hans Morgenthau
  7. Hannah Arendt

Psychologists, 31[edit]

  1. Alfred Adler
  2. Gordon Allport
  3. Albert Bandura
  4. Raymond Cattell
  5. Hans Eysenck
  6. Albert Ellis
  7. Erik Erikson
  8. Gustav Fechner*
  9. Leon Festinger
  10. Sigmund Freud*
  11. Erich Fromm
  12. Jane Goodall
  13. Donald O. Hebb
  14. Hermann von Helmholtz
  15. Karl Jaspers
  16. Carl Jung
  17. Kurt Lewin
  18. Abraham Maslow*
  19. David McClelland
  20. George Armitage Miller*
  21. Ivan Pavlov*
  22. Jean Piaget*
  23. Carl Rogers
  24. Otto Rank
  25. Stanley Schachter
  26. B. F. Skinner*
  27. Benjamin Spock
  28. Edward Thorndike
  29. John B. Watson
  30. Wilhelm Wundt
  31. Lev Vygotsky

Anthropologists and cultural scientists, 2[edit]

  1. Claude Lévi-Strauss
  2. Margaret Mead

Art historians and critics, 4[edit]

  1. Walter Benjamin
  2. Clement Greenberg
  3. Erwin Panofsky
  4. Edward Said

Religious figures, 129[edit]

Abrahamic religions, 89[edit]

  1. Abraham
  2. Adam
  3. Daniel
  4. David
  5. Elijah
  6. Ezra
  7. Gabriel
  8. Isaiah
  9. Jacob
  10. Joseph (son of Jacob)
  11. Moses
  12. Noah
  13. Solomon
Christianity, 55
  1. Mary (mother of Jesus)
  2. Jesus
  3. John the Apostle
  4. John the Baptist
  5. Paul the Apostle
  6. Saint Peter
Eastern Christianity
  1. Arius
  2. Athanasius of Alexandria
  3. Basil of Caesarea
  4. John Chrysostom
  5. Clement of Alexandria
  6. Cyril of Alexandria
  7. John of Damascus
  8. Saints Cyril and Methodius
  9. Gregory of Nazianzus
  10. Nestorius
  11. Saint Nicholas
  12. Patriarch Nikon
  13. Gregory of Nyssa
  14. Origen
Popes
  1. Pope Clement I
  2. Pope Gregory I
  3. Pope John XXIII
  4. Pope Leo I
  5. Pope Paul VI
  6. Pope Pius IX
Protestantism
  1. Jacobus Arminius
  2. Karl Barth
  3. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  4. John Calvin*
  5. Thomas Cranmer
  6. Mary Baker Eddy
  7. Billy Graham
  8. John Knox
  9. Philipp Melanchthon*
  10. Menno Simons
  11. Joseph Smith
  12. Charles Spurgeon
  13. John Wesley
  14. Huldrych Zwingli
Western Christianity
  1. Ambrose
  2. Francis of Assisi
  3. Bonaventure
  4. Columba
  5. John of the Cross
  6. Saint George
  7. Jan Hus
  8. Irenaeus
  9. Jerome
  10. Ignatius of Loyola
  11. Benedict of Nursia
  12. Tertullian
  13. Tomás de Torquemada
  14. John Wycliffe
  15. Francis Xavier
Islam, 13
  1. Fatimah
  2. Muhammad
Shi'a Islam
  1. Ali
  2. Hussein ibn Ali
  3. Ja'far al-Sadiq
Sunni Islam
  1. Muhammad al-Bukhari
  2. Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj
  3. Al-Nawawi
  4. Al-Shafi‘i
  5. Malik ibn Anas
  6. Ahmad ibn Hanbal
  7. Abū Ḥanīfa
  8. Ibn Taymiyyah
Judaism, 8
  1. Judah Loew ben Bezalel
  2. Vilna Gaon
  3. Akiva ben Joseph
  4. Rashi
  5. Baal Shem Tov
Others, 2
  1. Al-Ghazali
  2. Ibn Arabi

Buddhism, 16[edit]

  1. Gautama Buddha
  2. Thich Nhat Hanh
  3. 14th Dalai Lama
  4. Nagarjuna
  5. Padmasambhava
Chinese Buddhism
  1. Bodhidharma
  2. Huineng
  3. Huiyuan (Buddhist)
  4. Kumārajīva
  5. Zhiyi
Indian Buddhism
  1. Ananda
  2. Maudgalyayana
  3. Sariputta
  4. Vasubandhu
Japanese Buddhism
  1. Dōgen
  2. Kūkai

Hinduism, 18[edit]

Ancient
  1. Kanada
  2. Kapila
  3. Patanjali
  4. Valmiki
  5. Vyasa
Medieval
  1. Basava
  2. Kumārila Bhaṭṭa
  3. Gaudapada
  4. Madhvacharya
  5. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
  6. Ramanuja
  7. Adi Shankara
Modern
  1. Sri Aurobindo
  2. Ramana Maharshi
  3. A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
  4. Ramakrishna
  5. Swami Vivekananda
  6. Paramahansa Yogananda

Others, 7[edit]

Bahá'í
  1. Báb
  2. Bahá'u'lláh
Sikhism
  1. Guru Nanak
  2. Guru Gobind Singh
Zoroastrianism
  1. Zoroaster
Mystics
  1. Nostradamus
  2. Grigori Rasputin

Politicians and leaders, 351[edit]

Ancient, 48[edit]

Asia[edit]
Central Asia
  1. Cyrus the Great
  2. Semiramis
Eastern Asia
  1. Qin Shi Huang
  2. Sun Tzu
Southern Asia
  1. Ashoka
  2. Chandragupta Maurya
Western Asia
  1. Croesus
  2. Hammurabi
  3. Mithridates VI of Pontus
  4. Queen of Sheba
  5. Darius I of Persia
  6. Emperor Gaozu of Han
Africa[edit]
Egypt
  1. Akhenaten
  2. Cleopatra
  3. Djoser
  4. Hatshepsut
  5. Nefertiti
  6. Ptahhotep
  7. Ptolemy I Soter
  8. Ramesses II
  9. Thutmose III
  10. Tutankhamun
  11. Seti I
Europe[edit]
Ancient Rome
  1. Antoninus Pius
  2. Augustus
  3. Caligula
  4. Constantine the Great
  5. Domitian
  6. Julius Caesar
  7. Marcus Aurelius
  8. Nero
  9. Theodosius I
  10. Tiberius
  11. Trajan
Eastern Europe
  1. Attila
  2. Pyrrhus of Epirus
Hellenistic Kingdom
  1. Seleucus I Nicator
Greece
  1. Alexander the Great
  2. Philip II of Macedon
  3. Alcibiades
  4. Demosthenes
  5. Pericles
  6. Solon
Western Europe
  1. Alaric I
  2. Arminius
  3. Boudica
  4. Vercingetorix
  5. Hannibal

Middle Ages, 67[edit]

Asia[edit]
Byzantine Empire
  1. Basil II
  2. Heraclius
  3. Justinian I
  4. Leo III the Isaurian
  5. Manuel I Komnenos
Caliphates
  1. Abu Bakr
  2. Harun al-Rashid
  3. Muawiyah I
  4. Umar
  5. Uthman ibn Affan
Central Asia
  1. Batu Khan
  2. Hulagu Khan
  3. Timur
  4. Ulugh Beg
China
  1. Kublai Khan
Eastern Asia
  1. Genghis Khan
  2. Ögedei Khan
Western Asia
  1. Mehmed the Conqueror
  2. Osman I
  3. Saladin
Europe[edit]
Eastern Europe
  1. Matthias Corvinus
  2. Simeon I of Bulgaria
  3. Stephen I of Hungary
  4. Vlad the Impaler
England and Scotland
  1. Alfred the Great
  2. Edward I of England
  3. Henry II of England
  4. John, King of England
  5. Richard I of England
  6. William the Conqueror
France
  1. Charlemagne
  2. Chlothar I
  3. Clovis I
  4. Louis the Pious
  5. Louis XI of France
  6. Philip II of France
  7. Philip IV of France
Germany
  1. Arnulf of Carinthia
  2. Charles the Fat
  3. Henry the Fowler
Holy Roman Empire
  1. Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
  2. Charles the Bald
  3. Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
  4. Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
  5. Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
  6. Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor
  7. Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor
Italy
  1. Girolamo Savonarola
  2. Lucrezia Borgia
Papal States
  1. Pope Alexander VI
  2. Pope Boniface VIII
  3. Pope Gregory VII
  4. Pope Innocent III
Poland and Lithuania
  1. Bolesław I Chrobry
  2. Jogaila
  3. Mieszko I of Poland
Russia
  1. Alexander Nevsky
  2. Ivan III of Russia
  3. Sviatoslav I of Kiev
  4. Vladimir the Great
Southern Europe
  1. Theoderic the Great
Western Europe
  1. Afonso I of Portugal
  2. Cnut the Great
  3. Ferdinand II of Aragon
  4. Henry the Navigator
  5. Isabella I of Castile
  6. Lothair I

Early modern period, 61[edit]

Americas[edit]
Americas
  1. Atahualpa
  2. Moctezuma II
  3. Sitting Bull
United States
  1. Alexander Hamilton
  2. George Washington
  3. James Madison
  4. John Adams
  5. Thomas Jefferson
Asia[edit]
Central Asia
  1. Abbas I of Persia
  2. Babur
  3. Humayun
Japan
  1. Oda Nobunaga
  2. Tokugawa Ieyasu
  3. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
Southern Asia
  1. Akbar
  2. Aurangzeb
  3. Shah Jahan
Western Asia
  1. Mehmed IV
  2. Selim I
  3. Selim III
  4. Suleiman the Magnificent
Europe[edit]
England and Scotland
  1. Charles I of England
  2. Elizabeth I of England
  3. Henry VIII
  4. James VI and I
  5. Mary I of England
  6. Mary, Queen of Scots
  7. Robert Walpole
  8. William III of England
  9. William Pitt the Younger
France
  1. Marie Antoinette
  2. Cardinal Mazarin
  3. Cardinal Richelieu
  4. Catherine de' Medici
  5. Francis I of France
  6. Henry IV of France
  7. Louis XIV
  8. Louis XV of France
  9. Louis XVI of France
Holy Roman Empire
  1. Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
  2. Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor
  3. Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor
  4. Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
  5. Maria Theresa
  6. Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor
Italia and Papal States
  1. Pope Clement VII
  2. Pope Julius II
Poland and Lithuania
  1. John III Sobieski
  2. Sigismund III Vasa
Russia
  1. Alexis of Russia
  2. Boris Godunov
  3. Catherine the Great
  4. Elizabeth of Russia
  5. Ivan the Terrible
  6. Peter the Great
Western Europe
  1. Charles XII of Sweden
  2. Christian IV of Denmark
  3. Frederick the Great
  4. Philip II of Spain
  5. Philip V of Spain
  6. William the Silent

Modern, 146[edit]

Africa, 17[edit]
Eastern Africa
  1. Haile Selassie I
  2. Idi Amin
  3. Julius Nyerere
Northern Africa
  1. Abdelkader El Djezairi
  2. Anwar Sadat
  3. Gamal Abdel Nasser
  4. Muammar Gaddafi
  5. Muhammad Ali of Egypt
Southern and Central Africa
  1. Cecil Rhodes
  2. Hastings Banda
  3. Mobutu Sese Seko
  4. Nelson Mandela
  5. Robert Mugabe
  6. Shaka
Western Africa
  1. Kofi Annan
  2. Kwame Nkrumah
  3. Léopold Sédar Senghor
Americas, 34[edit]
Brazil
  1. Pedro I of Brazil
  2. Pedro II of Brazil
Canada
  1. Pierre Trudeau
Central America and Caribbean
  1. Daniel Ortega
  2. Fidel Castro
Mexico
  1. Benito Juárez
  2. Porfirio Díaz
South America
  1. Alfredo Stroessner
  2. Augusto Pinochet
  3. Eva Perón
  4. Hugo Chávez
  5. José de San Martín
  6. Salvador Allende
  7. Simón Bolívar
United States
  1. George W. Bush
  2. Jimmy Carter
  3. Bill Clinton
  4. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  5. Andrew Jackson
  6. Lyndon B. Johnson
  7. John F. Kennedy
  8. Henry Kissinger
  9. Abraham Lincoln
  10. Douglas MacArthur
  11. James Monroe
  12. Richard Nixon
  13. Barack Obama
  14. James K. Polk
  15. Ronald Reagan
  16. Eleanor Roosevelt
  17. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  18. Theodore Roosevelt
  19. Harry S. Truman
  20. Woodrow Wilson
Asia, 36[edit]
China
  1. Empress Dowager Cixi
  2. Zhou Enlai
  3. Hu Jintao
  4. Chiang Kai-shek
  5. Puyi
  6. Deng Xiaoping
  7. Sun Yat-sen
  8. Mao Zedong
Eastern Asia
  1. Park Chung-hee
  2. Hirohito
  3. Kim Il-sung
  4. Emperor Meiji
  5. Eisaku Satō
Central Asia
  1. Heydar Aliyev
  2. Nursultan Nazarbayev
  3. Saparmurat Niyazov
  4. Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
India
  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Vallabhbhai Patel
Bangladesh
  1. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibar Rahman
Southeastern Asia
  1. Corazon Aquino
  2. Ferdinand Marcos
  3. Ho Chi Minh
  4. Mahathir Mohamad
  5. Pol Pot
  6. Suharto
  7. Sukarno
  8. Lee Kuan Yew
Southern Asia
  1. Benazir Bhutto
  2. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Western Asia
  1. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  2. David Ben-Gurion
  3. Abdul Hamid II
  4. Saddam Hussein
  5. Mahmud II
  6. Golda Meir
Europe, 59[edit]
Austria-Hungary
  1. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
  2. Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
  3. Franz Joseph I of Austria
  4. Klemens von Metternich
Eastern Europe
  1. Alexander Dubček
  2. Enver Hoxha
  3. Leonid Kuchma
  4. Josip Broz Tito
  5. Józef Piłsudski
  6. Lech Wałęsa
  7. Nicolae Ceaușescu
  8. Slobodan Milošević
  9. Václav Havel
France
  1. Charles de Gaulle
  2. François Mitterrand
  3. Louis Philippe I
  4. Napoleon
  5. Napoleon III
Germany
  1. Adolf Hitler
  2. Erich Honecker
  3. Willy Brandt
  4. Helmut Kohl
  5. Konrad Adenauer
  6. Otto von Bismarck
  7. Joseph Goebbels
  8. Wilhelm II, German Emperor
  9. William I, German Emperor
Italia and Papal States
  1. Pope John Paul II
Russia and USSR
  1. Alexander II of Russia
  2. Boris Yeltsin
  3. Eduard Shevardnadze
  4. Joseph Stalin
  5. Leonid Brezhnev
  6. Mikhail Gorbachev
  7. Nicholas I of Russia
  8. Nicholas II of Russia
  9. Nikita Khrushchev
United Kingdom
  1. Benjamin Disraeli
  2. Clement Attlee
  3. Diana, Princess of Wales
  4. Elizabeth II
  5. Margaret Thatcher
  6. Queen Victoria
  7. William Ewart Gladstone
  8. Winston Churchill
  9. Robert Baden-Powell
Western Europe
  1. António de Oliveira Salazar
  2. Benito Mussolini
  3. Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour
  4. Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
  5. Charles XIV John of Sweden
  6. Dag Hammarskjöld
  7. Francisco Franco
  8. Gro Harlem Brundtland
  9. Juan Carlos I of Spain
  10. Leopold II of Belgium
  11. Christian Michelsen
  12. Giuseppe Garibaldi
  13. Alcide De Gasperi

Current political leaders, 13[edit]

Many Wikipedias have provisions for including current heads of government in their expanded vital article list. This list suggests the heads of the G7 countries, plus Brazil, China, India, Russia, the current U.N. Secretary General and the current Pope

  1. António Guterres (U.N.)
  2. Pope Francis (Pope)
  3. Michel Temer (Brazil)
  4. Justin Trudeau (Canada)
  5. Xi Jinping (China)
  6. Emmanuel Macron (France)
  7. Angela Merkel (Germany)
  8. Narendra Modi (India)
  9. Giuseppe Conte (Italy)
  10. Shinzō Abe (Japan)
  11. Vladimir Putin (Russia)
  12. Theresa May (U.K.)
  13. Donald Trump (U.S.)

Military leaders and military theorists, 16[edit]

  1. Flavius Aetius
  2. Pompey
  3. Scipio Africanus
  4. Sulla
  5. Prince Eugene of Savoy
  6. Alexander Suvorov
  7. Carl von Clausewitz
  8. Ulysses S. Grant
  9. T. E. Lawrence
  10. Robert E. Lee
  11. George Marshall
  12. Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson
  13. Erwin Rommel
  14. Vo Nguyen Giap
  15. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
  16. Georgy Zhukov

Rebels, revolutionaries and activists, 35[edit]

Africa
  1. Steve Biko
  2. Thomas Sankara
Asia
  1. Yasser Arafat
  2. Aung San Suu Kyi
  3. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  4. Ruhollah Khomeini
  5. Osama bin Laden
Europe
  1. Joan of Arc
  2. Oliver Cromwell
  3. Georges Danton
  4. Vladimir Lenin
  5. Vasil Levski
  6. Martin Luther
  7. Florence Nightingale
  8. Emilia Plater
  9. Gavrilo Princip
  10. Maximilien de Robespierre
  11. Spartacus
  12. Mother Teresa
  13. Leon Trotsky
  14. William Wallace
  15. Simon Wiesenthal
Americas
  1. Che Guevara
  2. Pancho Villa
USA
  1. Susan B. Anthony
  2. Emma Goldman
  3. Al Gore
  4. Mother Jones
  5. Helen Keller
  6. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. Rosa Parks
  8. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  9. Sojourner Truth
  10. Harriet Tubman
  11. Malcolm X

Scientists, inventors and mathematicians, 283[edit]

Pre-modern, 27[edit]

Ancient
  1. Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī
  2. Archimedes
  3. Apollonius of Perga
  4. Archytas
  5. Aryabhata
  6. Diophantus
  7. Eratosthenes
  8. Euclid
  9. Eudoxus of Cnidus
  10. Hipparchus
  11. Hippocrates
  12. Hypatia
  13. Pappus of Alexandria
  14. Ptolemy
  15. Pythagoras
  16. Su Song
Middle Ages
  1. Alhacen
  2. Bhāskara II
  3. Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
  4. Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
  5. Avicenna
  6. Brahmagupta
  7. Fibonacci
  8. Geber
  9. William Gilbert
  10. Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi
  11. Seki Takakazu

Physics and astronomy, 81[edit]

Astronomy
  1. Tycho Brahe
  2. Nicolaus Copernicus
  3. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
  4. Galileo Galilei
  5. Edmond Halley
  6. William Herschel
  7. Edwin Hubble
  8. Johannes Kepler
  9. Ole Rømer
  10. Carl Sagan
Early modern
  1. Robert Hooke
  2. Christiaan Huygens
  3. Mikhail Lomonosov
  4. Isaac Newton
Modern
  1. André-Marie Ampère
  2. Amedeo Avogadro
  3. Johann Jakob Balmer
  4. William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
  5. Henri Becquerel
  6. Hans Bethe
  7. Niels Bohr
  8. Ludwig Boltzmann
  9. Max Born
  10. William Henry Bragg
  11. Henry Cavendish
  12. James Chadwick
  13. Steven Chu
  14. Marie Curie
  15. Pierre Curie
  16. John Dalton
  17. James Dewar
  18. Johannes Diderik van der Waals
  19. Paul Dirac
  20. Albert Einstein
  21. Michael Faraday
  22. Enrico Fermi
  23. Richard Feynman
  24. Léon Foucault
  25. Augustin-Jean Fresnel
  26. Stephen Hawking
  27. Werner Heisenberg
  28. James Prescott Joule
  29. Gustav Kirchhoff
  30. Lev Landau
  31. Ernest Lawrence
  32. Hendrik Lorentz
  33. Ernst Mach
  34. James Clerk Maxwell
  35. Lise Meitner
  36. Albert A. Michelson
  37. Robert Andrews Millikan
  38. Pieter van Musschenbroek
  39. Georg Ohm
  40. J. Robert Oppenheimer
  41. Wolfgang Pauli
  42. Max Planck
  43. C. V. Raman
  44. Wilhelm Röntgen
  45. Andrei Sakharov
  46. Erwin Schrödinger
  47. Arnold Sommerfeld
  48. G. I. Taylor
  49. Edward Teller
  50. J. J. Thomson
  51. Thomas Young
  52. Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich
  53. Hans Christian Ørsted
  54. Murray Gell-Mann
  55. Wallace Carothers
  56. George FitzGerald
  57. Victor Francis Hess
  58. Gerard 't Hooft
  59. Alfred Kastler
  60. Philipp Lenard
  61. Osborne Reynolds
  62. Johannes Rydberg
  63. Michael Servetus
  64. Joseph Stefan
  65. John Hasbrouck Van Vleck
  66. Eugene Wigner
  67. Robert Wilson

Chemistry, 24[edit]

  1. Svante Arrhenius
  2. Jöns Jacob Berzelius
  3. Humphry Davy
  4. Robert Boyle
  5. Peter Debye
  6. Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
  7. Josiah Willard Gibbs
  8. Otto Hahn
  9. Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
  10. Dorothy Hodgkin
  11. Antoine Lavoisier
  12. Justus von Liebig
  13. Dmitri Mendeleev
  14. Joseph Priestley
  15. Tadeus Reichstein
  16. Ernest Rutherford
  17. Frederick Soddy
  18. Linus Pauling
  19. Gilbert Lewis
  20. Fritz Haber
  21. Frederick Sanger
  22. Vladimir Vernadsky
  23. Robert Burns Woodward
  24. Carl Bosch

Natural sciences, 30[edit]

Biology
  1. Norman Borlaug
  2. Santiago Ramón y Cajal
  3. Francis Crick
  4. Thomas Henry Huxley
  5. Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  6. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
  7. Carl Linnaeus
  8. Konrad Lorenz
  9. Gregor Mendel
  10. Alfred Russel Wallace
  11. James Watson
Medicine
  1. Claude Bernard
  2. Casimir Funk
  3. William Harvey
  4. Robert Koch
  5. Paracelsus
  6. Louis Pasteur
  7. Jonas Salk
  8. Andreas Vesalius
Natural sciences
  1. John James Audubon
  2. Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
  3. Sadi Carnot
  4. Rachel Carson
  5. Jacques Cousteau
  6. Charles Darwin
  7. Alexander Fleming
  8. Galen
  9. Ernst Haeckel
  10. Edward Jenner
  11. Richard Leakey

Inventors, 53[edit]

  1. John Logie Baird
  2. John Bardeen
  3. Georg Bednorz
  4. Alexander Graham Bell
  5. Karl Benz
  6. Emile Berliner
  7. Gerd Binnig
  8. Wernher von Braun
  9. David Brewster
  10. Wright brothers
  11. Nolan Bushnell
  12. Josephine Cochrane
  13. Christopher Cockerell
  14. Louis Daguerre
  15. Raymond Vahan Damadian
  16. Rudolf Diesel
  17. George Eastman
  18. Thomas Edison
  19. Leo Fender
  20. Lee De Forest
  21. Benjamin Franklin
  22. Buckminster Fuller
  23. Robert Fulton
  24. Gordon Gould
  25. Wilson Greatbatch
  26. Johannes Gutenberg
  27. Elias Howe
  28. Joseph Marie Jacquard
  29. Robert Jarvik
  30. Philippe Kahn
  31. John George Kemeny
  32. Jack Kilby
  33. Stephanie Kwolek
  34. Jaron Lanier
  35. Ignacy Łukasiewicz
  36. Guglielmo Marconi
  37. Cyrus McCormick
  38. Robert Metcalfe
  39. Samuel Morse
  40. Alfred Nobel
  41. Robert Noyce
  42. Charles Algernon Parsons
  43. Roy J. Plunkett
  44. William Shockley
  45. Alan Shugart
  46. Isaac Singer
  47. Nikola Tesla
  48. Alessandro Volta
  49. Ernest Walton
  50. James Watt
  51. Wilhelm Eduard Weber
  52. Eli Whitney
  53. Charles Wilson

Mathematicians, 49[edit]

Early modern
  1. Daniel Bernoulli
  2. Jacob Bernoulli
  3. Bonaventura Cavalieri
  4. Jean le Rond d'Alembert
  5. Leonhard Euler
  6. Pierre de Fermat
  7. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  8. Blaise Pascal
Modern
  1. Niels Henrik Abel
  2. Vladimir Arnold
  3. Stefan Banach
  4. Isaac Barrow
  5. George Boole
  6. Georg Cantor
  7. Élie Cartan
  8. Augustin-Louis Cauchy
  9. Richard Dedekind
  10. Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
  11. Gotthold Eisenstein
  12. Ronald Fisher
  13. Joseph Fourier
  14. Évariste Galois
  15. Carl Friedrich Gauss
  16. Alexander Grothendieck
  17. Kurt Gödel
  18. Jacques Hadamard
  19. William Hamilton
  20. G. H. Hardy
  21. Charles Hermite
  22. David Hilbert
  23. Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
  24. Felix Klein
  25. Andrey Kolmogorov
  26. Joseph Louis Lagrange
  27. Pierre-Simon Laplace
  28. Nikolai Lobachevsky
  29. Benoit Mandelbrot
  30. Pierre Louis Maupertuis
  31. Gaspard Monge
  32. John von Neumann
  33. Emmy Noether
  34. Grigori Perelman
  35. Henri Poincaré
  36. Jean-Victor Poncelet
  37. Srinivasa Ramanujan
  38. Bernhard Riemann
  39. James Harris Simons
  40. Karl Weierstrass
  41. Hermann Weyl

Computer scientists, 19[edit]

  1. John Vincent Atanasoff
  2. Charles Babbage
  3. Tim Berners-Lee
  4. Dan Bricklin
  5. Seymour Cray
  6. Ward Cunningham
  7. Edsger W. Dijkstra
  8. Douglas Engelbart
  9. Herman Hollerith
  10. Gary Kildall
  11. Donald Knuth
  12. Ada Lovelace
  13. Dennis Ritchie
  14. Richard Stallman
  15. Linus Torvalds
  16. Alan Turing
  17. Niklaus Wirth
  18. Steve Wozniak
  19. Konrad Zuse

Journalists, 19[edit]

  1. Christiane Amanpour
  2. Robert Fisk*
  3. John Pilger
  4. Arun Shourie
United States
  1. Ed Bradley
  2. Tom Brokaw
  3. Walter Cronkite
  4. Hedda Hopper
  5. David McCullough*
  6. Edward R. Murrow*
  7. Joseph Pulitzer
  8. Dan Rather
  9. Geraldo Rivera
  10. John Stossel
  11. Ed Sullivan
  12. Mike Wallace
  13. Barbara Walters
  14. Walter Winchell
  15. Bob Woodward*

Sports figures, 164[edit]

Athletics, 23
  1. Roger Bannister*
  2. Usain Bolt*
  3. Bob Beamon
  4. Sergey Bubka
  5. Sebastian Coe
  6. Dick Fosbury
  7. Haile Gebrselassie
  8. Eric Heiden (US)
  9. Stefka Kostadinova
  10. Jackie Joyner-Kersee*
  11. Rafer Johnson (US)
  12. Yelena Isinbayeva
  13. Sawao Kato
  14. Carl Lewis* (US)
  15. Kipchoge Keino
  16. Bobby Morrow (US)
  17. Edwin Moses (US)
  18. Paavo Nurmi*
  19. Jesse Owens* (US)
  20. Lilia Podkopayeva
  21. Wilma Rudolph (US)
  22. Babe Didrikson Zaharias (US)
  23. Emil Zátopek*
Alpine skiing, 5
  1. Jean-Claude Killy
  2. Hermann Maier
  3. Annemarie Moser-Pröll
  4. Ingemar Stenmark
  5. Lindsey Vonn (US)
American/Irish/Australian Football, 4
  1. Jim Brown* (US)
  2. O. J. Simpson* (US)
  3. Jerry Rice* (US)
  4. Johnny Unitas* (US)
Badminton, 2
  1. Lin Dan
  2. Peter Gade
Basketball, 10
  1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (US)
  2. Sergei Belov
  3. Larry Bird (US)
  4. Wilt Chamberlain (US)
  5. Tim Duncan (US)
  6. Magic Johnson* (US)
  7. Michael Jordan* (US)
  8. Dražen Petrović
  9. Bill Russell* (US)
  10. Arvydas Sabonis
Baseball, 6
  1. Hank Aaron (US)
  2. Ty Cobb (US)
  3. Lou Gehrig (US)
  4. Willie Mays (US)
  5. Jackie Robinson (US)
  6. Babe Ruth* (US)
Biathlon, 1
  1. Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Bicycle, 6
  1. Jacques Anquetil
  2. Gino Bartali
  3. Fausto Coppi
  4. Bernard Hinault
  5. Miguel Indurain
  6. Eddy Merckx*
Boxing, 8
  1. Muhammad Ali* (US)
  2. Henry Armstrong (US)
  3. Jack Dempsey (US)
  4. Rocky Marciano (US)
  5. Joe Louis (US)
  6. Ingemar Johansson
  7. Sugar Ray Robinson (US)
  8. Sugar Ray Leonard (US)
Chess, 2
  1. Bobby Fischer* (US)
  2. Garry Kasparov*
Cricket, 3
  1. Don Bradman
  2. W.G. Grace
  3. Sachin Tendulkar*
Equestrian, 1
  1. Reiner Klimke
Field hockey, 2
  1. Luciana Aymar
  2. Dhyan Chand
Figureskating, 7
  1. Robin Cousins
  2. Scott Hamilton (US)
  3. Sonja Henie
  4. Michelle Kwan (US)
  5. Tara Lipinski (US)
  6. Axel Paulsen
  7. Irina Rodnina
Golf, 8
  1. Ben Hogan (US)
  2. Bobby Jones (US)
  3. Jack Nicklaus (US)
  4. Arnold Palmer (US)
  5. Gary Player
  6. Annika Sörenstam
  7. Lee Trevino (US)
  8. Tiger Woods* (US)
Gymnastics, 6
  1. Nadia Comăneci
  2. Olga Korbut
  3. Larisa Latynina
  4. Li Ning
  5. Vitaly Scherbo
  6. Ludmilla Tourischeva
Icehockey, 9
  1. Wayne Gretzky*
  2. Valeri Kharlamov
  3. Gordie Howe
  4. Bobby Hull
  5. Mario Lemieux
  6. Sergei Makarov
  7. Bobby Orr
  8. Maurice Richard
  9. Vladislav Tretiak
Motorsports, 6
  1. Mario Andretti
  2. Juan Manuel Fangio
  3. Alain Prost
  4. Michael Schumacher*
  5. Ayrton Senna
  6. Jackie Stewart
Nordic skiing, 2
  1. Bjørn Dæhlie
  2. Matti Nykänen
Sailing, 2
  1. Ben Ainslie
  2. Paul Elvstrøm
Soccer, 22
  1. Franz Beckenbauer
  2. David Beckham*
  3. Gianluigi Buffon
  4. Iker Casillas
  5. Bobby Charlton*
  6. Johan Cruyff*
  7. Alfredo Di Stéfano
  8. Eusébio
  9. Sir Alex Ferguson
  10. Garrincha
  11. Mia Hamm
  12. Diego Maradona*
  13. Lionel Messi*
  14. Gerd Müller*
  15. Michel Platini
  16. Ferenc Puskas*
  17. Ronaldo*
  18. Cristiano Ronaldo
  19. Pelé*
  20. Marco van Basten
  21. Lev Yashin
  22. Zinedine Zidane*
Speedskating, 2
  1. Bonnie Blair
  2. Johann Olav Koss
Swimming, 4
  1. Jim Thorpe*
  2. Mark Spitz*
  3. Michael Phelps* (US)
  4. Greg Louganis (US)
Table tennis, 1
  1. Jan-Ove Waldner
Team handball, 2
  1. Ivano Balić
  2. Anja Andersen
Tennis, 16
  1. Andre Agassi* (US)
  2. Björn Borg
  3. Margaret Court
  4. Chris Evert (US)
  5. Roger Federer*
  6. Pancho Gonzales (US)
  7. Steffi Graf*
  8. Billie Jean King (US)
  9. Rod Laver
  10. Suzanne Lenglen
  11. John McEnroe (US)
  12. Rafael Nadal
  13. Martina Navratilova*
  14. Pete Sampras* (US)
  15. Bill Tilden (US)
  16. Serena Williams (US)
Volleyball, 1
  1. Karch Kiraly (US)

Sports executives and administrators[edit]

  1. Sepp Blatter
  2. Pierre de Coubertin
  3. Juan Antonio Samaranch

Mythical and legendary people, 29[edit]

  1. Achilles
  2. Aeneas
  3. Agamemnon
  4. Andromeda
  5. Argonauts
  6. King Arthur
  7. Atlas (mythology)
  8. Beowulf
  9. Castor and Pollux
  10. Cyclops
  11. Cerberus
  12. Grendel
  13. Hansel and Gretel
  14. Heracles
  15. Jason
  16. Electra
  17. Europa
  18. Ganymede
  19. Helen of Troy
  20. Medea
  21. Medusa
  22. Odysseus
  23. Oedipus
  24. Orion
  25. Perseus
  26. Peter Pan
  27. Roland
  28. Sphinx
  29. Sirens

Fictional characters, 15[edit]

  1. Batman
  2. Mickey Mouse
  3. Snow White
  4. Superman
  5. Tintin
  6. Baba Yaga
  7. Santa Claus
  8. Aladdin
  9. James Bond
  10. The Cat in the Hat
  11. Count Dracula
  12. Sherlock Holmes
  13. Tarzan
  14. The Three Musketeers
  15. Superhero