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Jacariah
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Based on Personal Achievement.
list ordered by

1
980 624
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Tom Hanks Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

2
384 378
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Nikola Tesla Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

3
467 505
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
George Washington Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

4
482 524
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Abraham Lincoln Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

5
350 413
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Benjamin Franklin Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
333 393
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Thomas Jefferson Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
98 101
Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Edgar Allan Poe Magazine editor, Poet, Literary critic

8
361 498
Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion

9
727 1,121
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Randy Savage Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

10
302 451
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John F. Kennedy Politician, Military Officer, Author

11
40 39
Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Alexander Hamilton Politician, Author, Economist

12
243 377
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Harriet Tubman Activist, Writer

13
242 377
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Henry Ford Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

14
287 456
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Franklin D. Roosevelt Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

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15
198 309
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Adams Politician, Lawyer

16
187 295
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Monroe Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

17
46 58
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Louis Armstrong Musician, Actor, Trumpeter

18
198 314
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Amelia Earhart Pilot, Writer

19
169 266
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Madison Politician, Author, Lawyer

20
198 315
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Samuel Morse Painter, Inventor, Artist

21
231 371
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Neil Armstrong Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

The Best Actors in Film History

22
256 414
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Rosa Parks Activist

23
56 76
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Duke Ellington Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

24
32 36
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Ulysses S. Grant Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

25
46 60
Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Herman Melville Poet, Customs officer, Sailor

26
324 534
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Ronald Reagan Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

27
257 420
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sitting Bull Tribal chief

28
60 87
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Henry David Thoreau Poet, Writer, Philosopher

The Most Stunning Filipina Models

29
41 57
Robert E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Robert E. Lee

30
16 14
Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Andrew Carnegie Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

31
205 344
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Andrew Jackson Prosecutor, Judge, Politician

32
29 37
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Calvin Coolidge Politician, Lawyer

33
222 375
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mark Twain Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

34
42 60
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Walt Whitman Poet, Nurse, Journalist

35
190 320
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Stephen Hawking Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

The Greatest And Completely True Keanu Reeves Stories Ever Told

36
147 245
Zachary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Zachary Taylor Politician, Soldier, Drummer

37
49 73
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bbell1978 added James Stewart Pilot, Television director, Military Officer

38
33 45
Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Norman Rockwell Artist

39
43 63
Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Charles Lindbergh Pilot, Inventor, Author

40
167 284
Sandra Day O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sandra Day O'Connor Judge, Lawyer

41
35 51
Ralph Waldo Emerson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Ralph Waldo Emerson Poet, Author, Essayist

42
233 404
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Babe Ruth Baseball player, Actor

Women Who Died in Childbirth

43
197 340
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

44
452 795
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Albert Einstein Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

45
26 36
Henry James is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Henry James Novelist, Author, Writer

46
164 284
Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Tatyana Lewis added Eleanor Roosevelt Politician, Diplomat, Author

47
133 229
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Quincy Adams Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

48
26 37
Ambrose Bierce is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Ambrose Bierce Journalist, Novelist, Satirist

49
26 37
Herman Hollerith is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Herman Hollerith Businessperson, Inventor, Statistician

50
178 310
Susan B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Susan B. Anthony Women's rights activist