Greatest People of all Time

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    Who are the Top 3 greatest people of all time?

    In terms of impact, influence, contribution to society, achievement, discoveries, etc...

    Post your 3 choices...
     
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    My choices would be:

    Winston Churchill
    Isaac Newton
    Moses*

    *if half of what he did was true - must've been quite remarkable.
     
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    - Queen Astrid of Belgium, she was quite a remarkable woman here, and adored by the people of Belgium. A friend told me quite some nice stuff of her, that is why I mention her too.
    - Mother Theresa, quite a remarkable woman, she is one of the missionaries that made a deal.
    - Princess Diana, again another remarkable lady, she had a hard life, but did great things and showed the world a new point of view of how to be a princess, she was new. Still missed. Logical people of the UK loves her.
     
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    Niccolo Machiavelli
    Alexander Flemming
    Henry Ford
     
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    Mel Brooks (created "Blazing Saddles")
    Thomas Eldridge Crapper (invented the flushing toilet)
    Wright Brothers
     
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    Leaving out the Prophets and other religious leaders,

    Johannes Gutenburg
    Sir Isaac Newton
    Christopher Columbus
     
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    Simon Neil (biffy Clyro frontman)....ok i just love biffy clyro.

    seriousness, id say
    Hitler, he's great determining on your definition. lets facve he changed alot.
    George W bush, Same,
    im struggling so ill put simopn neil in....yeah i suck
     
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    1. Bill Gates.
    2. Whoever invented computer (internet) dating. Nowadays, I can't trust any guy with a PC. How do you ever trust a guy you meet on the internet? By the time, I get to get used to someone...they are dating someone else that they met on the internet. I wish that I could shoot the person whoever thought that internet dating made finding a mate easier.
    3. Whoever created these cut-throat, schadenfreude-laden reality shows. Those contestants are treated really bad. I HATE those fucking shows.
     
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    Jesus Christ .... real or not, has had an impact on civilization like no other.
    Mother Theresa ... moreover, what she represented, as I'm sure there have been thousands who've laid out just as much sacrifice.
    Christina Hendricks - that huge boobed secretary on the TV show Mad Men.
     
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    you don't suck mate... unless it's yet another pint you've had tonight. there's typos, and then there's toss back ales and LPSG'ing.
     
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    Forgive me, face ... but this always hits a nerve.
    Teresa.
    No 'h.'

    Capisce? That's a lamb ...:cool:


    In other news:
    Everyone is forgetting our own Gl3nn ... Emperor of the World.
     
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    ill go for tiredness rather then being drunk...
     
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    Marilyn Manson
    The scientist who created MDMA
    The person who gave me ecstasy for my first time....


    Yeah this thread wont be taken seriously by me. lol
     
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    The first two I couldn't tell you as nobody knows who they are:

    Whomever discovered how to create fire.

    Whomever discovered agriculture.

    Socrates
     
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    The person that invented hair conditioner
    The person that invented Oxy-Clean
    The person that invented dryer sheets
    The person that invented Hot Pockets
    The person who invented Crystal Lite
    The person that invented Tucks Hemorrhoid wipes
    The person that invented the 3 hole punch
    The person that invented Phyllis Diller Chilli
    The person that invented the ATM
    The person that invented hair scrunchies
    The person that told Woody Allen "Yeah go for it stud".
     
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    Red Green, the inventor of duct tape.
     
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    Me Me Me, :wink:

    No seriously there are 6 billion of us now imagine how many there has been "of all time"

    Einstien, da Vinci, Michelangelo, Mozart.
     
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    George Washington...he refused to become a king.
    Napolean Bonaparte...the Napoleonic Code.
    Lech Wa&#322;&#281;sa...Solidarity
    Winston Churchill...refused to give in.
    William Shakespeare
    Euclid of Alexandria...Elements
    Galileo Galilei...father of science
    Issac Newton...laws of motion, gravity, calculus
     
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    Really interesting seeing who people are inspired by. Likin' all the great suggestions! Especially: Wright Bros, Flemming, Gutenberg, Lech Walensa, Columbus, Henry Ford - and Biffy Clyro frontman, obviously :p

    I guess who people rate will depend on your own experiences, where you grew up, what things you value, etc.
    I also like Louis Pasteur, Elizabeth Fry, Nelson Mandela - but didn't put 'em in my top three.

    Kink - Thought you were being serious! :wink:
     
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    Mel Brooks
    and Red Green
     
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