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Peter Drucker

United States

John H. Johnson

United States

Isaac Newton

United Kingdom

Lord Kelvin

United Kingdom

Lord Byron

United Kingdom

Kingsley Amis

United Kingdom

Jimi Hendrix

United States

Lance Armstrong

United States

Alex Rodriguez

United States

John Ruskin

United Kingdom

Charles Alston

Central African Republic

Virginia Apgar

United States

Mason Andrews

United States

Jackie Kennedy

United States

Ansel Adams

United States

Jim Morrison

United States

Louis Armstrong

United States

Aaron Neville

United States

Abbey Lincoln

United States

Britney Spears

United States

Isadora Duncan

United States

Martha Graham

United States

Alvin Ailey

United States

Abe Vigoda

United States

Aaron Carter

United States

Aaron Eckhart

United States

Abel Ferrara

United States

Abbie Hoffman

United States

Alice Paul

United States

Francis Bacon

United Kingdom

Aaliyah

United States

Alexis Bledel

United States

Blake Lively

United States

Calvin Klein

United States

Lewis Carroll

United Kingdom

Andy Goldsworthy

United Kingdom

Annie Leibovitz

United States

David Hockney

United Kingdom

Aaron Brown

United States

A. N. Wilson

United Kingdom

A. J. Liebling

United States

Ambrose Bierce

United States

Al Capone

United States

John Gotti

United States

Osama Bin Laden

Saudi Arabia

Paul Castellano

United States

Abraham Lincoln

United States

Ben Stein

United States

Benjamin Cardozo

United States

John Jay

United States

Anthony Bourdain

United States

Gordon Ramsay

United Kingdom

Jamie Oliver

United Kingdom

Julia Child

United States

Henry Ford

United States

Bill Gates

United States

Louis Kahn

United States

Augustus

Roman Empire

Cameron Dallas

United States

Bethany Mota

United States

Phil Lester

United Kingdom

Tyler Oakley

United States

Sydel Curry

United States

Camila Cabello

United States

Andy Biersack

United States

Austin Mahone

United States

Human civilization has seen numerous people who have changed the course of history and influenced their sphere of living by their charisma, intelligence and talent. Be it geographical expansion, art & entertainment, science & technology, literature, politics, statesmanship or games and sports, these individuals have created history by their work.


Great explorers like Vasco Da Gama and Columbus discovered new lands while Alexander- the Great almost conquered the whole world. Similarly, geniuses like Aristotle, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Albert Einstein expanded the horizon of knowledge by bringing to light new thoughts and inventions. We have had similar great talents in the field of art & entertainment and sports, who have amused us all with their extra-ordinary talent.


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