The past century saw a lot of happening as we came across World Wars and other important, history-changing events. When history gets changed, it is mostly because of the people who cause the change.
It is because of them who entertain us, influence us or inspire us in a good way or bad, but they get famous.
Today we will be telling you about those top 10 Most Important people of the twentieth century who challenged the world and changed the course of it.
It should be noted here that this list is a compilation of famous personalities from the Times Magazine 100 most influential people in 1999. Here is the list of top 10 most famous people of twentieth century.
Probably the most influential person on earth, Albert Einstein is one who is also known as the Father of Modern Physics. His behavior was very friendly and down to earth which made him popular among people. His approach to different ideas was amazing, and his mental strength is unmatchable. His image appears as a ruffled hair with clothes of almost no sense and also with no socks. It looks funny which also means he was a funny person with witty humor sense. Other than making the ground-breaking inventions and formulas which have defined our lives, Einstein is the most influential person.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
A simple lawyer who fought for Muslims of sub-continent and fought till Pakistan came in to being. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was also the first governor-general of Pakistan, and he was also the leader who worked day and night in All-India Muslim League from 1913 till he accomplished what he saw. He is called Quaid-e-Azam in Pakistan which means Great Leader.
The revolutionary leader who fought for the rights of South Africans. He is worldwide famous for his ideas and speeches. Nelson was also the president of SA, and for his revolutionary and political concepts, he was imprisoned. Even when he was in jail, his popularly and influence did not stop but only increased. His anti-apartheid activist ideas often led him to troubles but he maintained his beliefs and fought for the rights of equality and to finish poverty and racism. He was awarded the Peace Nobel Prize in 1993.
An Indian leader, perhaps the most remembered personality in India. He was famous for his non-violence beliefs and his campaigns for the basic rights of humanity. He firmly believed his views and ideas and lived all of his life according to them. Gandhi is the one figure which appears ion their currency note, and he is the most respected and influential person in India.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The 32nd President of America who is known for his diplomatic and political views which brought America out of the Great Depression and also from War. Franklin was someone who might or might not be a good president, but he won wars at two fronts and saved America from depression and economic crisis. He is the one who created the social security system and also the Golden age of Novelty for senior citizens.
A famous British politician. Winston was a prime minister, writer and an inspirational leader who guided Britain during the World War. He was also very famous for his writings, and he also won a Nobel Prize which speaks about his popularity and influence.
He is also, the most loathed person in the list and the world Adolf Hitler is the one who created the history by starting one of the ugliest wars the face of the earth has ever seen. He was an Austrian born German who was also the leader of Nazi Party. He triggered World War II in Europe and also the Holocaust. He, however, committed suicide in 1945 on 30th of April. It remains a mystery as of why he committed suicide but none the less, he was the cruelest person in the world.
The Wright Brothers
Who does not know about these brothers who invented flying The Wright Brothers, Orville, and Wilbur, were inventors who belonged to America. They invented the airplane by experimenting in their garage of bicycle and in their attempts to make something extraordinary, they created first ever airplane, and which lead to millions of next airplanes to come. From a small bicycle garage, they created history, and they are by no doubt the most influential people.
the revolutionary and political theorist from China, he founded the base of the Communist Party in China and brought all of China together. He ruled the party till his death, and it is because of him China is succeeding as a communist country and also economically established China to firmness. He is often considered as the most influential people of the 20th Century and also the best one China ever saw.
The famous American industrialist who founded the ever so famous Ford Motor company. According to a survey in 1999, he was declared as the most admirable personality in the US. He was neither a politician nor entertainer, but he had a vision that he could make a car. A car is so superior to others that it would be considered a symbol of class. We live by that vision till today.