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List Rules Has to have made an influence in the 21st Century.

An opinionated list of the 50 most important men and women to shape the century so far.

The list is not ranked but in alphabetical order.   
Anthony Atala is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Influential People of the 21st Century
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Anthony Atala


Why?

Because his innovations could lead to the medical cures of the future.
Tim Berners-Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Influential People of the 21st Century
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Why?

Because his 20th Century invention will be 21st centuries' greatest tool for commerce and social matters.

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Age: 61

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Professor, Researcher, Inventor, Computer scientist, Scientist

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Osama bin Laden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Influential People of the 21st Century
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Why?

Because he was our centuries' most wanted terrorist and declared a "holy war" on the U.S.

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Age: Died at 54 (1957-2011)

Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Profession: Businessperson, Engineer

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Tony Blair is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Influential People of the 21st Century
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Tony Blair


Why?

Because he is redefining the principals of the Labour Party.