The following are some of the best people list from top 100 Celebrities to the world’s best known philosophers, passing by the richest and most influential persons on the planet.


Top 100 Celebrities

Every year, the business magazine Forbes releases their Top 100 Celebrity List which includes the world’s most powerful celebrities. Those Celebrities are ranked based on a multitude of criteria including salaries, web rank, press rank, TV/radio and social ranks.

  1. Oprah Winfrey, Personalities
  2. Beyonce Knowles, Musicians
  3. James Cameron, Directors/Producers
  4. Lady Gaga, Musicians
  5. Tiger Woods, Athletes
  6. Britney Spears, Musicians
  7. U2, Musicians
  8. Sandra Bullock, Actresses
  9. Johnny Depp, Actors
  10. Madonna, Musicians

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Top 100 Billionaires

Every year, the business magazine Forbes releases their Top 100 Billionaires List which includes the world’s richest people from the US to Hong Kong. This year’s richest person is Carlos Slim Helu and his family from Mexico, followed by computer and investment guru Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.

  1. Carlos Slim Helu & family, Mexico
  2. William Gates III, United States
  3. Warren Buffett, United States
  4. Mukesh Ambani, India
  5. Lakshmi Mittal, India
  6. Lawrence Ellison, United States
  7. Bernard Arnault, France
  8. Eike Batista, Brazil
  9. Amancio Ortega, Spain
  10. Karl Albrecht, Germany

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Top 100 influential people

Each year Times magazine compiles a list of the most influential people in America and in the World.  They divide their list into four different categories including Leaders, Heroes, Artists and Thinkers.

  1. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
  2. J.T. Wang
  3. Admiral Mike Mullen
  4. Barack Obama
  5. Ron Bloom
  6. Yukio Hatoyama
  7. Dominique Strauss-Kahn
  8. Nancy Pelosi
  9. Sarah Palin
  10. Salam Fayyad

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Top 100 Philosophers

This section shows the top 100 most important philosophers in the Western civilization from the ancient Greek classics such As Socrates, Plato and Aristotle’s to contemporary philosophers such as Levi-Strauss and Foucault, passing by great masters such as Descartes or Spinoza.

  1. Thales of Miletos
  2. Pythagoras of Samos
  3. Xenophanes of Colophon
  4. Parmenides of Elea
  5. Heraclites
  6. Zeno of Elea
  7. Socrates
  8. Plato
  9. Aristotle
  10. Democritus

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