Greatest people voted for by their nation



Four lists to compare of the greatest people voted for by their nation. I will let you interpret the national differences based upon these choices.

 


Top 10 greatest Britons

1. Churchill
2. Brunel
3. Diana
4. Darwin
5. Shakespeare
6. Newton
7. Lennon
8. Elizabeth I
9. Nelson
10. Cromwell 

 

Top 10 greatest Americans

1 Ronald Reagan

2 Abraham Lincoln

3 Martin Luther King

4 George Washington

5 Benjamin Franklin

6 George W Bush

7 Bill Clinton

8 Elvis Presley

9 Oprah Winfrey

10 Franklin D Roosevelt

 


Top 10 greatest French


  • Military and political leader Charles de Gaulle
  • Nobel Prize-winning physicist Marie Curie
  • Chemist and microbiology pioneer Louis Pasteur
  • Comedian Coluche
  • Prolific comic actor and singer Bourvil
  • Poet and novelist Victor Hugo
  • 17th century playwright Molière
  • Singer Edith Piaf
  • Undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau
  • Jesuit priest Abbé Pierre, a poverty activist who also helped Jews escape from the Nazis

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    Top 10 Greatest Canadians
    1 Tommy Douglas
    2 Terry Fox
    3 Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    4 Sir Frederick Banting
    5 David Suzuki
    6 Lester B. Pearson
    7 Don Cherry 
    8 Sir John A. Macdonald
    9 Alexander Graham Bell
    10 Wayne Gretzky

    Comments (5)

    1. Travis Owens says:

      We as Americans should be ashamed if the general public feels a music pop star somehow belongs in the top 10 least of Greatest Americans…. yes I’m talking about Elvis.

      I Oprah is arguable but I’m not dead against it, but a pop star is just going too far. Heck I would put Donald Trump or Puffy above Elvis, they’ve actually contributed something substantial to America.

    2. Tobin Titus says:

      So I have to ask why you listed all the Frogs with their traits, but for the other countries, you just supplied their names?

    3. skits says:

      I wonder who did the voting.

    4. Vinodi says:

      Here is a list of top 10 Indians ( my choice )

      1. Mahatma Gandhi

      2. Jawahar Lal Nehru

      3. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

      4. Indira Gandhi

      5. Sunil Gavaskar

      6. Lata Mangeshkar

      7. Ravi Shankar

      8. Amitabh Bacchan

      9. Mother Teresa

      10. K.V.Narayan Murthy

    5. Mike Gaunce says:

      Interesting. The US has a majority of presidents (6) while the others have significantly greater emphasis on cultural/scientific acheivment.