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

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400 386
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Abraham Lincoln Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

3
315 288
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Nikola Tesla Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

4
361 352
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
George Washington Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

5
296 308
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Benjamin Franklin Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
278 293
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Thomas Jefferson Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
309 350
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
244 335
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Franklin D. Roosevelt Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

9
236 327
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John F. Kennedy Politician, Military Officer, Author

10
615 953
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Randy Savage Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

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226 335
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Rosa Parks Activist

12
201 294
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Harriet Tubman Activist, Writer

13
222 333
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sitting Bull Tribal chief

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170 261
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Adams Politician, Lawyer

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Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Edgar Allan Poe Magazine editor, Poet, Literary critic

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427 745
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Albert Einstein Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

17
171 280
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Stephen Hawking Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

18
162 264
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Samuel Morse Painter, Inventor, Artist

19
133 213
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Harry S. Truman Businessperson, Politician, Haberdasher

20
210 354
Steven Spielberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Steven Spielberg Television director, Businessperson, Television producer

21
202 342
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mark Twain Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

22
150 248
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Amelia Earhart Pilot, Writer

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189 320
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Andrew Jackson Prosecutor, Judge, Politician

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219 376
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Babe Ruth Baseball player, Actor

25
156 261
Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Dwight D. Eisenhower Politician, Soldier

26
150 251
Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Tatyana Lewis added Eleanor Roosevelt Politician, Diplomat, Author

27
144 240
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Madison Politician, Author, Lawyer

28
165 281
Susan B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Susan B. Anthony Women's rights activist

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125 209
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Monroe Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

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124 208
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Quincy Adams Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

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120 201
Paul Revere is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Paul Revere Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Silversmith

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157 272
Carl Djerassi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Carl Djerassi Chemist, Professor, Scientist

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196 351
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Neil Armstrong Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

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127 221
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Jimi Hendrix Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

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146 260
Sandra Day O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sandra Day O'Connor Judge, Lawyer

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270 501
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Ronald Reagan Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

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177 322
Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Clint Eastwood Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician

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173 316
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

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168 314
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Henry Ford Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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99 183
Martin Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Martin Van Buren Politician, Lawyer

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92 172
James K. Polk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James K. Polk Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

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151 294
Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Bill Gates Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson

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95 181
Eli Whitney is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Eli Whitney Inventor

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93 177
Zachary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Zachary Taylor Politician, Soldier, Drummer

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7 4
Bernie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
nico added Bernie Sanders Politician, Researcher, Carpenter

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Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Duke Ellington Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

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5 0
Betty Friedan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Betty Friedan Author, Actor, Writer

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114 228
Woodrow Wilson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Woodrow Wilson Politician, Professor, Historian

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4 0
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Henry David Thoreau Poet, Writer, Philosopher

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4 0
Elizabeth Cady Stanton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Elizabeth Cady Stanton Writer