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Who are the most influential people in history? Here's a good place to start. This is a list of every person who has ever been immortalized in a Google Doodle, in order from the very first to the most recent. The first Google Doodle appeared on on August 30, 1998, in honor of Burning Man, surprising visitors to the search engine homepage. It wasn't until 2001 that the very first real person was commemorated. In November of that year, a Google Doodle honored Claude Monet, artistically drawn in the style of the painter's famous water lilies. For more than a decade since, Google has celebrated artists, inventors, poets, musicians, activists, mathematicians, scientists, singers, architects, and hundreds of other people who have made positive contributions to the world as we know it. Every famous person who has been in a Google Doodle is listed in the order in which his or her Doodle appeared on the famous website, along with the date—or multiple dates, when applicable. While most of these cool and interesting people were honored on their birthdays, many others have been recognized on important anniversaries of their work. There is also a picture of each person's Google Doodle, and videos for important men and women like Freddie Mercury, Jules Verne, and Maya Angelou, whose Doodles were interactive. 

Steve Irwin is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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February 22, 2019

Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin, nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri. Together, the couple also owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, about 80 kilometres north of the Queensland state capital city of Brisbane. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Conservationist, Actor, Zoologist, Voice acting, Naturalist, + more

Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Essendon, Melbourne, Australia

Also Ranked

#13 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#47 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#88 on Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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Madhubala is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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February 14, 2019

Mumtaz Jehan, more popularly known as Madhubala, was an Indian Bollywood actress who appeared in classic films of Hindi Cinema. She was active between 1942 and 1960. Along with her contemporaries Nargis and Meena Kumari, she is regarded as one of the most influential personalities of Hindi movies. She is also considered to be one of the most beautiful actresses to have worked in the industry. Madhubala received wide recognition for her performances in films like Mahal, Amar, Mr. & Mrs. '55, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mughal-e-Azam and Barsaat Ki Raat. Madhubala's performance in Mughal-e-Azam established her as an iconic actress of Hindi Cinema. Her last film, Jwala, although shot in the 1950s, ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor

Age: Dec. at 36 (1933-1969)

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

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Jacques Plante is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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February 12, 2019

Joseph Jacques Omer Plante was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. During a career lasting from 1947–1975, he was considered to be one of the most important innovators in hockey. He played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1953 to 1963; during his tenure, the team won the Stanley Cup six times, including five consecutive wins. Plante retired in 1965 but was persuaded to return to the National Hockey League to play for the expansion St. Louis Blues in 1968. He was later traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1970 and to the Boston Bruins in 1973. He joined the World Hockey Association as coach and general manager for the Quebec Nordiques in 1973–74. He then played goal for the Edmonton ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Ice Hockey Player

Age: Dec. at 57 (1929-1986)

Birthplace: Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Canada

Also Ranked

#41 on The Best NHL Players of All Time

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Lyubov Orlova is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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February 11, 2019

Lyubov Petrovna Orlova, was the first recognized star of Soviet cinema, famous theatre actress and a gifted singer. She was born to a family of Russian nobles in Zvenigorod near Moscow and grew up in Yaroslavl. When she was seven, Fyodor Shalyapin predicted her future as a famous actress. Orlova studied in Moscow Conservatory but did not graduate because she had to work to support her parents. Her first husband, a Soviet economist Andrei Berezin, was arrested in 1930. However, this did not affect her successful career. Orlova's performance in a very popular 1934 comedy, Jolly Fellows, earned the young star the sympathy of Stalin and the title "Honorable actor of the RSFSR". Soon she married ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Pianist, Actor, Singer

Age: Died at 73 (1902-1975)

Birthplace: Zvenigorod, Russia

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