Top 100 Most Influential People In The World

The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History is the best selling book written by Michael H. Hart, the notable author and American astrophysicist. The Book deeply emphasises the facts that how these people influence a person’s life by their teachings and deeds. The list of the Top 100 Most Influential People In The World depicted in the article is based on the book penned down by Michael H. Hart. In this book, Hart deliberately detailed the life and present influences of the persons and added his own logic and opinion about the importance of their past role in history and the impact in the present world. We have updated the list of the Most Influential People In History along with the Top 100 Most Influential People In The World.

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Top 100 Most Influential People In The World

Top 100 Most Influential People In The World
Ranking Influential Person Specifications
1 Muhammad Prophet of Islam
2 Isaac Newton British mathematician and scientist
3 Jesus of Nazareth Spiritual teacher and central figure of Christianity
4 Buddha Spiritual Teacher and founder of Buddhism
5 Confucius Chinese philosopher
6 St. Paul Christian missionary and the writer of New Testament
7 Ts’ai Lun Inventor of paper
8 Johann Gutenberg Inventor of the printing press
9 Christopher Columbus Italian explorer landed in America
10 Albert Einstein German/ US scientist discovered the Theory of Relativity
11 Louis Pasteur French biologist
12 Galileo Galilei Italian scientist
13 Aristotle Greek philosopher and polymath
14 Euclid Greek mathematician
15 Moses A key figure of Jewish
16 Charles Darwin The scientist who proposed and popularised the theory of evolution
17 Shih Huang Ti King of the state of Qin
18 Augustus Caesar First Emperor of Rome
19 Nicolaus Copernicus Renaissance mathematician and astronomer
20 Antoine Laurent Lavoisier French chemist and biologist
21 Constantine the Great Roman Emperor who accepted the Christian religion
22 James Watt Scottish engineer
23 Michael Faraday English scientist
24 James Clerk Maxwell Scottish physicist
25 Martin Luther Sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church
26 George Washington Leader of US forces during American Revolution and 1st President of US
27 Karl Marx German Communist philosopher
28 Orville and Wilbur Wright Created and flew the first aeroplane
29 Genghis Kahn The military and political leader of the Mongols
30 Adam Smith Scottish social philosopher
31 William Shakespeare English poet and playwright
32 John Dalton English chemist and physicist
33 Alexander the Great King of Macedonia and military leader
34 Napoleon Bonaparte French military and political leader
35 Thomas Edison Inventor and businessman
36 Antony van Leeuwenhoek Dutch chemist
37 William T.G. Morton American dentist
38 Guglielmo Marconi Italian engineer
39 Adolf Hitler Dictator of Nazi Germany
40 Plato Greek philosopher
41 Oliver Cromwell Leader of Parliamentarians in English civil war
42 Alexander Graham Bell Scottish inventor of the telephone
43 Alexander Fleming Scottish biologist 
44 John Locke English political philosopher
45 Ludwig van Beethoven German composer of the classical and romantic period
46 Werner Heisenberg German theoretical physicist
47 Louis Daguerre French artist and photographe
48 Simon Bolivar Liberator of Latin American countries
49 Rene Descartes French philosopher and mathematician
50 Michelangelo Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect
51 Pope Urban II Influential Pope 
52 Umar ibn al-Khattab Powerful Muslim Caliphate and senior companion of Muhammad
53 Asoka Powerful Indian King
54 St. Augustine Influential Christian saint
55 William Harvey English physician
56 Ernest Rutherford NZ born British physicist
57 John Calvin Christian theologian 
58 Gregor Mendel  Czech/Austrian scientist and friar
59 Max Planck German theoretical physicist
60 Joseph Lister British surgeon
61 Nikolaus August Otto German engineer 
62 Francisco Pizarro Spanish Conquistador
63 Hernando Cortes Spanish Conquistador
64 Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of US
65 Queen Isabella I Queen of Castille
66 Joseph Stalin Absolute ruler of the Soviet Union
67 Julius Caesar Roman ruler
68 William the Conqueror First Norman King of England
69 Sigmund Freud  An Austrian neurologist 
70 Edward Jenner Developed the world’s first vaccine
71 Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen German physicist
72 Johann Sebastian Bach Composer and organist
73 Lao Tzu Author of Tao Te Ching
74 Voltaire A key figure of European Enlightenment
75 Johannes Kepler German mathematician and astronomer
76 Enrico Fermi Italian-American physicist
77 Leonhard Euler Swiss mathematician 
78 Jean-Jacques Rousseau French philosopher
79 Nicoli Machiavelli Italian diplomat
80 Thomas Malthus English scholar
81 John F. Kennedy 38th President of the US
82 Gregory Pincus  American biologist
83 Mani Iranian founder of Manichaeism
84 Lenin Leader of the Russian Revolution
85 Sui Wen Ti Founder of China’s Sui Dynasty
86 Vasco da Gama Portuguese explorer
87 Cyrus the Great Founder of the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire.
88 Peter the Great Russian Emperor
89 Mao Zedong Leader of the Communist Revolution
90 Francis Bacon Creator of the scientific method
91 Henry Ford Owner of Ford Motor Company
92 Mencius Chinese philosopher 
93 Zoroaster Iranian prophet
94 Queen Elizabeth I Queen of England
95 Mikhail Gorbachev Leader of Soviet Communist Party 
96 Menes C 3000 BC Egyptian pharaoh
97 Charlemagne United Europe to form the Carolingian Empire
98 Homer Greek poet
99 Justinian I Emperor of Eastern Roman Empire
100 Mahavira The principal figure of Jainism

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