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Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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List Criteria: Which public figure would you be most eager to meet in real life? Vote them up.

These are the famous folks it would be most exciting to meet in person, as ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Some of the best people to ever live make great role models for people of all ages. Who doesn't love a good celebrity putting forth positive energy and only good in the world? Maybe you've dreamed of having tea with Mother Teresa, or just shaking the hand of Honest Abe. Maybe you just want to say "hey" to Taylor Swift. This list includes both modern day and historical role models, dead and alive - some of the most inspirational, creative, selfless, and intelligent people ever to have walked the earth. Throughout history, common people have sought to surround ourselves with popular folks who can inspire and influence others. Anyone can add their personal role models to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the most interesting and inspiring role models in the world. From idols to heroes, these are the people other people most aspire to meet. So, add your two cents and see how your personal heroes stack up against the crowd's.
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    Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Leonardo da Vinci Died at 67 (1452-1519)

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    Jesus Christ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Jesus Christ

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    Plato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Plato

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Died at 35 (1756-1791)

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    Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Albert Einstein Died at 76 (1879-1955)

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    Died at 52 (1564-1616)

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    Alexander the Great is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Alexander the Great Died at 33 (355 BC-322 BC)

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    Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Abraham Lincoln Died at 56 (1809-1865)

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    Aristotle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Aristotle Died at 62 (383 BC-321 BC)

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    John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    John F. Kennedy Died at 46 (1917-1963)

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    Died at 79 (1869-1948)

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    Died at 67 (1867-1934)

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    Homer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


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    Died at 40 (1809-1849)

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    Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Thomas Jefferson Died at 83 (1743-1826)

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    Died at 84 (1706-1790)

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    George Washington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    George Washington Died at 67 (1732-1799)

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    Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Isaac Newton Died at 84 (1643-1727)

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    Died at 81 (1892-1973)

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    Died at 63 (1483-1546)

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    Died at 90 (1918-2008)

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    Galileo Galilei is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Galileo Galilei Died at 78 (1564-1642)

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    Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Nikola Tesla Died at 87 (1856-1943)

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    Died at 72 (1902-1974)

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    Died at 39 (1929-1968)

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    Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Randy Savage Died at 59 (1952-2011)

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    Died at 16 (1929-1945)

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    Mother Teresa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Mother Teresa Died at 87 (1910-1997)

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    Sophocles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


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    Died at 24 (1979-2003)

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    Died at 82 (1828-1910)

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    Michelangelo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Michelangelo Died at 89 (1475-1564)

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    Died at 69 (1861-1930)

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Died at 83 (1749-1832)

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    Died at 60 (1888-1948)

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    Died at 91 (1901-1992)

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    Charles Dickens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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    Charles Dickens Died at 58 (1812-1870)

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    Died at 46 (1854-1900)

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    Died at 59 (1882-1941)

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    Died at 91 (1874-1965)

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    Died at 74 (1712-1786)

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    Dante Alighieri is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


    Dante Alighieri Died at 56 (1265-1321)

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    Meryl Streep is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person


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