100 Most Influential People In The World

Top 100 List

  1. Muhammad S.A.V.(570 – 632 AD) Prophet of Islam.

  2. Isaac Newton (1642 – 1727) – British mathematician and scientist.

  3. Jesus of Nazareth (c.5BC – 30 AD) Spiritual teacher and central figure of Christianity.

  4. Buddha (c 563 – 483 BC) Spiritual Teacher and founder of Buddhism.

  5. Confucius (551 – 479 BC) – Chinese philosopher.

  6. St. Paul (5 – AD 67) – Christian missionary and one of the main writers of the New Testament.

  7. Ts’ai Lun (AD 50 – 121) Inventor of paper.

  8. Johann Gutenberg (1395 – 1468) – Inventor of the printing press.

  9. Christopher Columbus (1451 – 1506) – Italian explorer landed in America.

  10. Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) German/ US scientist discovered Theory of Relativity.

  11. Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895) French biologist. Developed a cure for rabies and other infectious diseases.

  12. Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) Italian scientist – confirmed the heliocentric view of the universe.

  13. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) – Greek philosopher and polymath

  14. Euclid (c. 325 – 265 BC) – Greek mathematician

  15. Moses (c 1391 – 1271 BC) A key figure of Jewish / Christian history gave 10 Commandments of Old Testament

  16. Charles Darwin (1809 -– 1882) –Scientist who proposed and popularised theory of evolution.

  17. Shih Huang Ti (259 – 210 BC) – King of the state of Qin who conquered and united different regions of China in 221 BC.

  18. Augustus Caesar (63 BC-AD 14) – First Emperor of Rome

  19. Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who believed Sun was the centre of the Universe – rather than earth.

  20. Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743 – 1794) French chemist and biologist who had a leading impact on the chemical revolution.

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