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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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1,125 728
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

2
558 557
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

3
572 573
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

4
436 422
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

5
411 437
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
383 421
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
414 525
Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion

8
69 63
Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician, Author, Economist

9
114 139
Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Magazine editor, Poet, Literary critic

10
57 58
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

11
274 393
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Activist, Writer

12
264 381
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

13
328 484
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Military Officer, Author

14
68 81
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Musician, Actor, Trumpeter

15
195 279
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Author, Lawyer

16
225 327
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Lawyer

17
30 23
George Marshall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician

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318 476
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

19
287 430
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Activist

20
360 555
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

21
264 402
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

22
60 77
Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Pilot, Inventor, Author

23
248 381
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

24
26 24
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician

25
199 306
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

26
25 23
John Hancock is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added

27
45 56
Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Artist

28
68 94
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

29
276 436
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Tribal chief

30
30 33
Patrick Henry is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Pdegeorge80 added Orator, Lawyer

31
59 81
Robert E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Robert E. Lee

32
209 332
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Pilot, Writer

33
24 25
Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

34
21 20
Milton Friedman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Researcher, Scientist, Essayist

35
217 349
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

36
68 100
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Poet, Writer, Philosopher

37
203 328
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Painter, Inventor, Artist

38
51 74
Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Poet, Customs officer, Sailor

39
25 30
Ernest Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Journalist, Novelist, Author

40
218 358
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Prosecutor, Judge, Politician

41
249 411
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Baseball player, Actor

42
57 85
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bbell1978 added Pilot, Television director, Military Officer

43
742 1,251
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

44
204 337
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

45
193 319
Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Soldier

46
21 25
Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Statesman, Publisher, Orator

47
144 236
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

48
49 74
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Poet, Nurse, Journalist

49
19 23
Frank Lloyd Wright is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Educator, Interior designer, Designer

50
470 803
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist