The 10 most important people of the last 6,000 years.

Six historical personalities of Greece are the top ten list of MIT . Which is the most famous personality in the history of mankind ? Aristotle . And do not say we, but the ranking of Technology Institute of Massachusetts ( MIT ) , which brought and analyzed data on the history and culture around the world from 4000 BC by 2010 .

The analysis of these data was made under the Pantheon program that works with the responsibility of the Media Lab at MIT . The interesting thing is that the list is dominated by the Greeks, to six of them are in the top ten . In second place on the list is Plato and the third Christ . According to MIT , someone considered famous if there is the Wikipedia page with its name in more than 25 languages ​​. And here is the top ten.

 

ARISTOTLE

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He named at Thessaloniki University and most famous square. Aristotle was an ancient Greek philosopher and multidisciplinary student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great . It was a major form of the philosophical thought of the ancient world , while teaching deeply permeated Western philosophical and scientific thought until the Scientific Revolution of the 17th century . He was a naturalist , creator of logic and the most important of the dialectic of antiquity.

PLATO

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Certainly know the myth of the cave , right? The initiator of , Plato was ancient Greek philosopher from Athens , the most famous student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. The work in the form of philosophical dialogues have survived throughout . He had a huge influence in ancient Greek philosophy and in general in the western philosophical tradition until today .

JESUS ​​CHRIST

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Just could not be among the most famous personalities of humanity . Jesus was a person whose teachings formed the basis for the creation the Christian religion . His followers identified him as the expected Messiah , who means ” anointed .” They believed that he was the savior , the chosen messenger of God, which will liberate the nation of Israel from their enemies and become a blessing for all nations .

SOCRATES

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Famous for who drank hemlock , for war and for the words ” this one thing I know , that I know nothing . ” Socrates was an Athenian philosopher , one of the most important figures of Greek and world culture and civilization and one of the founders of Western philosophy . It seems to have many similarities with Jesus Christ , like that did not leave writings , he had students who wrote then about him, and taught in nature.

Alexander the Great

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He has inspired at times many artists and writers , and popular surrender. The reason for Alexander III of Macedon , known as Alexander the Great . it was king of Macedon , ruler of the Hellenic Alliance against the Persian Empire , successor of the Pharaohs of Egypt and principal of Asia and northwestern India . born in Pella of Macedonia in 356 BC and died in Babylon in 323 BC Considered one of the leading Greek generals , because at the age almost 33 years won the majority of the known world (4th century BC ) . His parents were King Philip II of Macedonia and princess Olympias of Epirus .

Leonardo da Vinci

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The Vitruvian Man , the Last Supper and Mona Lisa Smile They are among the most famous works in the history of art . So the creator , Leonardo Da Vinci. Born in 1452 and died in 1519 , that lived during the Renaissance period . He was an Italian architect , painter , sculptor , musician , inventor , engineer , anatomist , geometer and scientist . Considered archetypal form of Renaissance humanist and Renaissance artist , but also a genius personality .

Confucius

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The eastern wisdom is an important part of world philosophical thought and Confucius was a genuine representative . He is remembered as the Chinese thinker and social philosopher , whose teachings deeply influenced the lives and thinking of the east Asia . His philosophical approach laid the foundation of many subsequent Chinese views on training and behavior of the ideal man , how such a person should live his life and interacting with others and shapes society and governance that should be involved .

JULIUS CAESAR

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You read about this in Asterix , you’ve seen embodied in films , while murder is one of those who changed history . Gaius Julius Caesar was important figure in Roman history , general and statesman -or to be precise dictator. Changed the form of the Roman constitution , and with his conquests laid the foundations of the development of European culture .

HOMER

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Μet him at school with his works Odyssey and Iliad . Of course we are talking about Homer , who claimed to be the author of these works , which are among the first texts of historical the period of ancient Greece , known as the Homeric epics . For the life of little information and these contradictory and even challenged its existence . By criteria characteristics of the works , it is safe to assume that they were written in the 8th century BC

Pythagoras

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Even if math is not your forte , the Pythagorean theorem , certainly than you remember. The initiator of , Pythagoras , was an important Greek philosopher , mathematician , geometer and theorist of music. It was the chief founder of Greek mathematics , has created a perfect system for the science of celestial bodies , which patented by all relevant arithmetic and geometric proofs, and was founder of initiatory philosophical movement called Pythagorism .

 

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