People Who Made a Difference

This is a list of people who have made a difference to the world in a positive way. They include people from the fields of politics, science, religion, humanitarian and cultural.

  1. Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
  2. Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
  3. Mikhail Gorbachev (1931 – )
  4. Jesus Christ (c.5BC – 30AD)
  5. William Wilberforce (1759 – 1833)
  6. Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)
  7. Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
  8. Marie Curie (1867 – 1934)
  9. Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826)
  10. Martin Luther King (1929 – 1968)
  11. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616)
  12. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 -– 1519)
  13. Galileo (1564 – 1642)
  14. Sir Isaac Newton (1642/43 – 1726/27)
  15. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

Continue reading: People Who Made A Difference – Biography Online

List by Tejvan Pettinger, founder of Biography Online

 

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