2 Pope John Paul II(Pope)
Pope John Paul II was the head of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He is hailed for helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and improving the Catholic Church's relations with Islam, Judaism, and the Eastern Orthodox Church. He was a lifelong football fan, having himself played the sport in his youth.
3 Nicholas II(Emperor of Russia (1894-1917))
Nicholas II reigned as the last Emperor of All Russia from 1894 until his abdication in 1917. His reign oversaw a series of reforms in Russia. These reforms included the introduction of literacy programs, civil liberties, and methods to modernize the empire's infrastructure. However, these reforms were eventually undermined by Nicholas' love for autocratic rule.
4 George Strait(Singer-Songwriter)
Country music singer, songwriter, and actor George Strait is regarded as one of the most influential recording artists of all time. Lovingly nicknamed the "King of Country", he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and is certified as the 12th-best selling artist in American history. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
5 Bertrand Russell(Philosopher)
Bertrand Russell was a British polymath and Nobel laureate. His work, which is spread across various fields, has had a considerable influence on philosophy, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, mathematics, linguistics, and logic. Russell is also credited with leading the revolt against idealism in Britain and is regarded as one of the founders of analytic philosophy.
6 Pernell Roberts(Actor)
7 Omar Khayyam(Mathematician)
Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, and poet. In the field of mathematics, he is best known for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equations. As an astronomer, he designed a solar calendar known as the Jalali calendar. His philosophical attitude towards life had elements of pessimism, nihilism, Epicureanism, and fatalism.
8 Chow Yun-Fat(Actor know for action heroic bloodshed films A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, and Hard Boiled)
9 Perry Como(Singer)
10 Reggie Jackson(Baseball player)
11 Jack Johnson(Singer-songwriter)
12 Miriam Margolyes(Actress)
13 Nancy Juvonen(Film producer)
Nancy Juvonen is a film producer best known for founding Flower Films, a production company which she owns with actress Drew Barrymore. Over the course of her career, Juvonen has produced several successful films, such as Charlie's Angels, 50 First Dates, and How to Be Single. She is married to the popular television host and comedian, Jimmy Fallon.
14 Alana Stewart(Actress)
15 Kyle Harvey(Rapper)
16 Frank Capra(One of America's Most Influential Directors During the 1930s)
17 Jimmy Snuka(Wrestlers)
18 Rick Wakeman(Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter, Pianist, Film score composer, Radio personality)
One of the most popular rock keyboardists of the progressive rock genre, Rick Wakeman soared to fame as part of the band Yes and later had an equally successful solo career. He had ditched his initial dream of becoming a pianist to start his career as a session musician.
19 Luke Kleintank(Actor)
20 Taeyang(K-Pop Singer)
21 Fred Perry(Tennis player)
Fred Perry was a British tennis player. A former world No. 1, Perry won three successive Wimbledon Championships from 1934. He won eight Grand Slam tournaments, including a Career Grand Slam. He was the first player and only British player to date to achieve a Career Grand Slam. Also a table tennis player, Perry was the world champion in 1929.
22 Mark Mothersbaugh(Composer, Singer)
23 Kevin Anderson(Tennis player)
Kevin Anderson is a South African tennis player who became the fifth-ranked player in the world in 2018. He is the first South African player to be ranked in the top five since 1985 when Kevin Curren was ranked fifth in the world. Anderson has reached two Grand Slam finals; US Open (2017) and Wimbledon (2018).
24 Clint Capela(Basketball player)
Swiss basketball player Clint Capela made history when he became his country’s highest-earning athlete of team sports. Known for his stints with the NBA teams Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, the African-origin sports star had a tough childhood and grew up partly in foster care.
25 Alina Zagitova(Figure skater)
Alina Zagitova is a Russian figure skater who has won one gold medal each in Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, European Figure Skating Championships, and Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final; she is the only female figure skater from Russia to have achieved this feat. At the 2019 Glamour Russia Awards, Alina Zagitova was named Sportswoman of the Year.
26 Lim Ju-hwan(Actor)
While he was part of theater groups even in high school, Lim Ju-hwan started his career as a model with the agency The Men soon after graduation. Over the years, he has gained fame for projects such as The Snow Queen; Tamra, the Island; and The Good Doctor.
27 Margot Fonteyn(Ballerina, Choreographer)
28 Bill Macy(Actor)
29 Brooks Robinson(Baseball player)
30 Walter Gropius(Architect)
Walter Gropius was a German architect. Along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alvar Aalto, and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is regarded as a pioneer in modernist architecture. Gropius founded the Bauhaus School. The large-scale housing projects he designed in Berlin, Karlsruhe, and Dessau in the late 1920s and early 1930s became major contributions to the New Objectivity movement.
31 Vince Young(Football player)
32 Ryan Sessegnon(Footballer)
33 Robert Morse(Actor)
34 Violett Beane(Actress)
35 Dwayne Hickman(Actor)
36 Andreas Katsulas(Actor)
37 Mario Barrios(Boxer)
38 Adamari López(Actress)
39 Matt Long(Actor)
41 Chantal Kreviazuk(Canadian singer-songwriter)
42 Walter Sisulu(Activist)
Walter Sisulu was a South African activist who played an important role in the anti-apartheid movement. Counted among the most important members of the ANC, Sisulu served more than 25 years in prison for his anti-apartheid activities. For his contribution to the success of the ANC, Sisulu was honored with the prestigious Isitwalandwe Seaparankoe in 1992.
43 Augusto César Sandino(Nicaraguan revolutionary Leader)
Augusto César Sandino was a Nicaraguan revolutionary. From 1927 to 1933, Sandino led a rebellion against the United States occupation of Nicaragua, due to which he was lauded as a hero throughout Latin America. Although the US government labeled him a bandit, Sandino went on to become a symbol of resistance and is revered as a national hero in Nicaragua.
44 Michael Rockefeller(Explorer)
The youngest child of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, Michael Rockefeller shunned his family’s legacy and decided to become an explorer. He went missing while on an expedition to the Asmat region of southwestern Dutch New Guinea and was declared dead 3 years later, raising speculations of cannibalism.