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List Rules most influential men and women in american history, even if not born here

Geronimo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 100 Most Influential Men/Women in American History
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Geronimo


Geronimo was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and Texas for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. Geronimo's Chiricahua name is often ...more

Profession: Tribal chief, Medicine man

Age: Died at 80 (1829-1909)

Birthplace: Arizona, United States of America

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Sacagawea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 100 Most Influential Men/Women in American History
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Sacagawea


Sacagawea, also Sakakawea or Sacajawea, was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition as an interpreter and guide during their exploration of the Western United States. With the expedition, she traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between ...more

Profession: Interpreter, Explorer

Birthplace: Salmon, Idaho, United States of America

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Sitting Bull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 100 Most Influential Men/Women in American History
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Sitting Bull


Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. He was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him, at a time when authorities feared that he ...more

Profession: Tribal chief

Age: Died at 59 (1831-1890)

Birthplace: South Dakota, United States of America

Cause Of Death: Assassination

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#39 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Alfred Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 100 Most Influential Men/Women in American History
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Alfred Hitchcock


Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was an English film director and producer. Often nicknamed "The Master of Suspense", he pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, renowned as ...more

Profession: Film Art Director, Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Age: Died at 81 (1899-1980)

Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

Cause Of Death: Renal failure

Credits: Psycho, Vertigo, Rear Window, North by Northwest

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#2 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#74 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#1 on The Best Horror Directors in Film History

#2 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

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