Their name is taken as the perfectionist of their fields. The list of influential people of 20th century is far beyond completion because there have had been many. But still here we have attempted to compile the list with the top 10 most influential people of 20th century. I am sure you’ll love to read and know more about them. So, let us take a look!
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10. Hillary Clinton
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is the wife of 42nd President of USA, Bill Clinton. She was born in October, 1947 in Illinois. She is one of the influential people of 20th century because of her high profile skills in the profession. She is 67th Secretary of USA, and has served President Barack Obama.
9. Billy Graham
Billy Graham got fame when he decided to separate his religion from the politics. This was one of his most amazing moral decisions to protect the religious values he had been following. He was also invited to the White House many times, as he was a highly professional politician of 20th century.
8. Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan, according to Times Magazine, is the greatest athlete of 20th century. He has been known for his outstanding skills in hockey and he also made various records in the field.
7. Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice is a famous politician and scientist of USA. She has been known as 66th United States Secretary of State. She is also considered to be the 1st female secretary from Africa, serving in America. She also worked as the secretary advisor with President Bush.
6. Hu Jintao
Hu Jintao is one of the most famous and leading paramount leaders. He belongs to China and has held the title of General Secretary of the Communist Party of China in 2002. He influenced the world with his highest skills and professionalism.
5. Bill Gates
Bill Gates (original name William Henry “Bill” Gates III) is a successful businessman of America. He is an excellent computer programmer and philanthropist. Gates remained the chief executive and chairman of Microsoft, and changed the way we look to the world of internet with many of his creations and apps.
4. Stephen Spielberg
Stephen Spielberg is famous for his amazing acting in Schindler’s List. He was a man of performance and dedication, who gave a new turn to the world of entertainment.
3. Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton was an American politician who served as the 42nd President during 1993 – 2001. He is known to be the 3rd youngest president of USA, and took wild steps during the times of Cold War.
2. Steve Jobs
Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs is the chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. He is a dedicated computer programmer who influenced the world of electronics with some amazing innovations. He is also one of the richest businessmen in the world, and is one of the board directors of The Walt Disney Company since 2006.
1. Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of USA. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in August, 1961. He owns a graduate degree from ColumbiaUniversity and HarvardLawSchool. Barrack, no doubt, is the highly influential man of the world and one of the richest persons in the world.