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Americans The Greatest Americans Ever  

Jacariah
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List Rules People

Based on Personal Achievement.

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1,082 683
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
408 403
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Nikola Tesla Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

3
533 546
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Abraham Lincoln Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

4
515 530
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
George Washington Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

5
385 430
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Benjamin Franklin Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
363 411
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Thomas Jefferson Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
393 514
Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion

8
108 122
Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Edgar Allan Poe Magazine editor, Poet, Literary critic

9
55 55
Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Alexander Hamilton Politician, Author, Economist

10
49 46
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Ulysses S. Grant Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

11
264 383
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Harriet Tubman Activist, Writer

12
314 476
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John F. Kennedy Politician, Military Officer, Author

13
59 72
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Louis Armstrong Musician, Actor, Trumpeter

14
213 320
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Adams Politician, Lawyer

15
303 467
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Franklin D. Roosevelt Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

16
248 377
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Neil Armstrong Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

17
183 274
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Madison Politician, Author, Lawyer

18
273 421
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Rosa Parks Activist

19
346 544
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Ronald Reagan Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

20
254 394
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Henry Ford Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

21
64 85
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Duke Ellington Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

22
23 18
George Marshall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added George Marshall Politician

23
53 70
Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Charles Lindbergh Pilot, Inventor, Author

24
192 302
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Monroe Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

25
268 429
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sitting Bull Tribal chief

26
41 52
Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Norman Rockwell Artist

27
203 326
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Amelia Earhart Pilot, Writer

28
50 69
Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Herman Melville Poet, Customs officer, Sailor

29
201 324
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Samuel Morse Painter, Inventor, Artist

30
234 378
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mark Twain Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

31
736 1,233
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Randy Savage Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

32
20 20
Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Andrew Carnegie Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

33
48 68
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Walt Whitman Poet, Nurse, Journalist

34
49 70
Robert E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Robert E. Lee

35
63 94
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Henry David Thoreau Poet, Writer, Philosopher

36
19 19
John Hancock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added John Hancock

37
54 79
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bbell1978 added James Stewart Pilot, Television director, Military Officer

38
34 44
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Calvin Coolidge Politician, Lawyer

39
209 347
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

40
211 352
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Andrew Jackson Prosecutor, Judge, Politician

41
197 328
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Stephen Hawking Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

42
19 22
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Samuel Adams Politician

43
241 409
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Babe Ruth Baseball player, Actor

44
24 32
Patrick Henry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Pdegeorge80 added Patrick Henry Orator, Lawyer

45
462 798
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Albert Einstein Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

46
149 251
Zachary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Zachary Taylor Politician, Soldier, Drummer

47
139 234
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Quincy Adams Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

48
172 292
Sandra Day O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sandra Day O'Connor Judge, Lawyer

49
17 21
Jonas Salk is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Jonas Salk Medical researcher, Virologist, Scientist

50
184 316
Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Dwight D. Eisenhower Politician, Soldier