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Time Magazine: 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century

The official list of Time Magazine's most influential people.

The list is not ranked and is in alphabetical order, (except for Einstein, FDR, and Ghandi, for they are ranked 1,2, and 3 respectively.)  

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  1. #1 Person of the Century

    Claim to Fame: E=MC2, Theory of Relativity, Synonomus with "Genius" 

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    Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist, Author + 3 more
    Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)
    Birthplace: Ulm, Germany
    Schools: Aargau Cantonal School, University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, Luitpold Gymnasium
    Cause Of Death: Abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Place Of Death: Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
    Children: Eduard Einstein, Hans Albert Einstein, Lieserl Einstein
  2. #2 Person of the Century.

    Claim to Fame: U.S. President during World War 2.
    Ended the "Great Depression." 

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    Profession: Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer, Writer, Lawyer
    Age: Died at 63 (1882-1945)
    Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York, United States of America
    Schools: Columbia Law School, Groton School, Harvard College
    Cause Of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage
    Place Of Death: Warm Springs, Georgia, United States of America
    Children: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt, Anna Roosevelt Halsted, John Aspinwall Roosevelt + 1 more
    Medical Conditions: Guillain-Barré syndrome, Poliomyelitis, Paraplegia
  3. #3 Person of the Century.

    Claim to Fame: Gained India's independence from Britain.
     Most famous Pacifist in History

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    Profession: Politician, Writer, Philosopher, Lawyer
    Age: Died at 79 (1869-1948)
    Birthplace: Porbandar, India
    Schools: Alfred High School, Rajkot, Samaldas Arts College, University College London
    Cause Of Death: Assassination by firearm
    Place Of Death: New Delhi, India
    Children: Manilal Gandhi, Harilal Gandhi, Devdas Gandhi, Ramdas Gandhi
  4. Claim to Fame: Greatest Boxer of all time.

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    Profession: Professional Boxer, Philanthropist, Social activist
    Age: 73
    Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
    Schools: Central High School
    Children: Laila Ali, Maryum Ali, Rasheda Ali, Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali Jr. + 4 more
    Medical Conditions: Parkinson's disease
  5. Claim to Fame: Popularized Jazz Music

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    Profession: Musician, Actor, Trumpeter, Singer
    Age: Died at 70 (1901-1971)
    Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    Cause Of Death: Myocardial infarction
    Place Of Death: Corona, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Children: Clarence Armstrong
  6. Claim to Fame: Invented practical plastic.

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    Profession: Chemist, Inventor, Engineer
    Age: Died at 81 (1863-1944)
    Birthplace: Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
    Schools: Ghent University
    Place Of Death: Beacon, New York, United States of America
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