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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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1,132 741
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Television director, Television producer, Film Producer

2
570 560
George Washington is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Surveyor, Politician, Soldier

3
584 580
Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Politician, Lawyer

4
443 425
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
BaruchLalaev added Futurist, Physicist, Inventor

5
417 437
Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Librarian, Politician

6
386 425
Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Statesman, Inventor, Author

7
423 527
Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion

8
72 67
Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician, Author, Economist

9
116 143
Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Magazine editor, Poet, Literary critic

10
60 61
Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician, Soldier, Military Officer

11
277 395
Harriet Tubman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bepz 64 added Activist, Writer

12
270 385
Neil Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Professor, Astronaut, Voice acting

13
33 25
George Marshall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician

14
331 485
John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Soldier, Screenwriter

15
71 85
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Musician, Actor, Trumpeter

16
324 477
Franklin D. Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Soldier, Corporate lawyer

17
196 281
James Madison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Author, Lawyer

18
226 330
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Lawyer

19
291 432
Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Activist

20
366 559
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier

21
253 382
Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Humorist, Journalist, Novelist

22
267 405
Henry Ford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

23
48 59
Norman Rockwell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Artist

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27 26
Samuel Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Politician

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27 26
Andrew Carnegie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Business magnate, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

26
200 308
James Monroe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

27
279 438
Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Tribal chief

28
26 25
John Hancock is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added

29
29 30
Ernest Hemingway is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Journalist, Novelist, Author

30
60 81
Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Pilot, Inventor, Author

31
62 85
Robert E. Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Robert E. Lee

32
212 334
Amelia Earhart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Pilot, Writer

33
68 97
Duke Ellington is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Film Score Composer, Pianist, Musician

34
32 38
Patrick Henry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Pdegeorge80 added Orator, Lawyer

35
219 350
George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever

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22 23
Milton Friedman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Researcher, Scientist, Essayist

37
69 102
Henry David Thoreau is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Poet, Writer, Philosopher

38
204 330
Samuel Morse is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Painter, Inventor, Artist

39
251 413
Babe Ruth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Baseball player, Actor

40
23 27
Frederick Douglass is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Statesman, Publisher, Orator

41
744 1,253
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mael Abuela added Rapper, Wrestler, Baseball player

42
58 87
James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
bbell1978 added Pilot, Television director, Military Officer

43
195 320
Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Soldier

44
206 339
Stephen Hawking is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Barbara Gaston added Mathematician, Physicist, Professor

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20 23
John Marshall is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Judge, Politician, Jurist

46
218 361
Andrew Jackson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Prosecutor, Politician, Judge

47
51 76
Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Triplehorn added Poet, Customs officer, Sailor

48
475 804
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

49
144 237
John Quincy Adams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
Politician, Diplomat, Attorney at law

50
49 75
Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Americans Ever
JosephBailey added Poet, Nurse, Journalist