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Weird History Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century  

Lawrence Wong
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Gallup every year polls US citizens asking which people they "most admire" – this list was compiled from the results of each individual years tally since the poll started in the 1930s through the last poll in 1999. The list includes US Presidents and other global leaders that impacted the world over the 20th century.

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Mother Teresa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 87 (1910-1997)

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Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 39 (1929-1968)

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John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 46 (1917-1963)

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 76 (1879-1955)

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Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 88 (1880-1968)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 63 (1882-1945)

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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
age 99

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Pope John Paul II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 85 (1920-2005)

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Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 78 (1884-1962)

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Winston Churchill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 91 (1874-1965)

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 79 (1890-1969)

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 65 (1929-1994)

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Mahatma Gandhi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 79 (1869-1948)

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Nelson Mandela is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 95 (1918-2013)

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Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)

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Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 84 (1863-1947)

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Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
age 71

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Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Gallup Poll: Widely Admired People of the 20th Century
Dec. at 88 (1925-2013)