Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The 10 most famous people in the world!

Pantheon, a new project from the Macro Connections group in M.I.T.’s Media Lab has collected and analysed data on cultural production from 4,000 B.C. to 2010. For now, you are legitimately famous, the M.I.T. team has decided, if a Wikipedia page under your name exists in more than 25 languages. Interestingly enough, 6 out of the 10 most famous people in the world, according to this research are Greeks. Aristotle is top of this list, whilst Jesus Christ is third. The most famous people of the last 6,000 years are:

1. Aristotle
2. Plato
3. Jesus Christ
4. Socrates
5. Alexander the Great
6. Leonardo Da Vinci
7. Confucius
8. Julius Caesar
9. Homer
10. Pythagoras

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