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List Rules People

Based on Personal Achievement.
list ordered by

1
972 634
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
389 383
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Nikola Tesla Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

3
475 498
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
George Washington Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

4
487 527
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Abraham Lincoln Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

5
355 417
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Benjamin Franklin Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
336 398
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Thomas Jefferson Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
100 103
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
366 500
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
729 1,117
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Randy Savage Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

10
305 457
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John F. Kennedy Politician, Soldier, Screenwriter

11
43 43
Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Alexander Hamilton Politician, Author, Economist

12
51 58
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Louis Armstrong Musician, Actor, Trumpeter

13
247 378
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Harriet Tubman Activist, Writer

14
59 76
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Duke Ellington Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

Celebrities Who Have Had Miscarriages

15
244 381
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Henry Ford Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

16
288 458
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Franklin D. Roosevelt Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

17
235 371
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Neil Armstrong Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

18
199 312
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Adams Politician, Lawyer

19
34 38
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Ulysses S. Grant Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

20
170 267
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Madison Politician, Author, Lawyer

21
199 316
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Amelia Earhart Pilot, Writer

The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

22
199 317
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Samuel Morse Painter, Inventor, Artist

23
187 297
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
James Monroe Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

24
257 415
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Rosa Parks Activist

25
46 61
Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Herman Melville Poet, Customs officer, Sailor

26
258 421
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sitting Bull Tribal chief

27
325 536
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Ronald Reagan Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

28
43 58
Robert E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Robert E. Lee

Famous Celebrities Born With Cleft Lips

29
60 88
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Henry David Thoreau Poet, Writer, Philosopher

30
45 63
Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Charles Lindbergh Pilot, Inventor, Author

31
17 15
Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Andrew Carnegie Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

32
43 60
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Walt Whitman Poet, Nurse, Journalist

33
30 39
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Calvin Coolidge Politician, Lawyer

34
34 46
Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Norman Rockwell Artist

35
224 375
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mark Twain Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

29 Celebrities Who Quit Being Famous

36
50 74
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bbell1978 added James Stewart Pilot, Television director, Military Officer

37
206 345
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Andrew Jackson Prosecutor, Politician, Judge

38
191 321
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Stephen Hawking Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

39
147 247
Zachary Taylor is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Zachary Taylor Politician, Soldier, Drummer

40
168 284
Sandra Day O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Sandra Day O'Connor Judge, Lawyer

41
235 404
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Babe Ruth Baseball player, Actor

42
35 52
Ralph Waldo Emerson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Ralph Waldo Emerson Poet, Author, Essayist

Gay Actors Who Play Straight Characters

43
199 342
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

44
26 37
Henry James is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Henry James Novelist, Author, Writer

45
453 797
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Albert Einstein Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

46
165 285
Eleanor Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Tatyana Lewis added Eleanor Roosevelt Politician, Diplomat, Author

47
134 230
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
John Quincy Adams Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

48
13 15
John Hancock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added John Hancock

49
13 15
George Marshall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added George Marshall Politician

50
179 312
Susan B. Anthony is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Susan B. Anthony Women's rights activist