Top 10 World’s Most Influential People of All Time

The Top 10 most influential people of all time are people who have moved the entire world through their religions, beliefs, customs, preachings, etc.

They considered these to be the 10 people who did the most to shape the world we live in today.

Here, in our humble opinion, are the most inspirational people of all time

We are going to give you an overview of the top 10 most influential people in all of human history.

So, here goes!

Top 10 of the World’s Most Influential People of All Time

1. Jesus Christ

It’s been more than 2000 years, and we, the people of Earth, still worship Lord Jesus, call him the son of God, and intensely study his speech and messages. So, most people follow Christianity, making it the world’s largest religion. As of 2012, 2.3 billion people belong to Christianity (approximately), and still more people are joining! We humans have followed religions dating millennia back in history. Jesus preached many things that have influenced and transformed many lives!

2. Muhammad

Islam is the second world’s largest religion, followed by people all over the world. As per 2011, around 1.57 billion people are Islamic. Muhammad is the second most influential person in world history, a messenger of Allah. Muhammad was a religious preacher, prophet, military commander, brave warrior, and philosopher. After some time, he wrote the most read book in the world (The Quran). he brought equality, love, and inspired Arabian people to follow his same religion.

3. Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the father of a nation in India (Bapu), was a prominent freedom fighter and leader in India. Through nonviolence, he defeated the British and made them leave India. India is the second most populated country in the world next to China, and Gandhiji, because of just his words, made everyone in India follow him and walk with him in the fight against the British people in a nonviolent way. He influenced many people, and his photo is even in the currency of India. India celebrates his birthday as “International Day of Nonviolence.”

4. Gautama Buddha

Siddhartha, famously known as Gautama Buddha, is the founder of Buddhism. So, we all know his story; he was born rich to a king, who made Buddha the happiest child and never made him experience any sadness or depression. After his marriage, he went to see the people of the kingdom. He left everything, even his pregnant wife, and went to the forest and became Buddha. Gautama Buddha is one of the true gods who lived on Earth. He preached about Buddhism, the only religion that equally valued all the people, no matter their faith. He preached to live life peacefully without harming anyone.

5. Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein, one of the greatest minds of all time, became famous for his Theory of Relativity and Mass-Energy relation. After all this time, this is still considered the world’s most famous equation. His theories and postulates inspired many scientists, which developed them and invented many things. He is still an inspiration not only to students but also to young scientists. As a result, he earns the fifth spot on this list of the top 10 most influential people of all time.
 

6. Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle is one of the primary disciples (12 followers) of Jesus Christ, who taught the gospel of Christ to the whole world in the 1st century. He is one of the most influential people during his time. Paul founded many churches (for the promotion of Christianity) in Asia, Europe, etc. His writings influenced Martin Luther king’s “Doctrine of Sola Fide.”

7. Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton, one of the most renowned inventors, was a physicist, mathematician, a natural philosopher known to be one of the most influential scientists of all time. His famous works include Newton Mechanics, Universal Gravitation, Calculus, Optics, etc., made him so famous as he made the greatest inventions at the earliest age of physics. Without him, no one would have known that Earth is a giant magnet, and it has a gravitational field. His three laws are prevalent and are nowadays fundamental for very every device we use today.

8. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr was famous for his nonviolent way of fighting for civil rights. He was the leader of the African-American Civil Rights movement and was an activist and humanitarian. He fought against racism and slavery. So, MLK gained many followers for his new nonviolent strategy like Gandhi’s. he even got the Nobel Peace Prize!

9. Abraham

Abraham was one of the prominent people who earned the highest respect in religions like Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. As a result, this made him well-known in every religion and made him one of the influential people of all time.

10. Martin Luther

Martin Luther was a monk, priest, and professor of theology in the late 16th century. His notable works like “The 95 Theses”, Luther’s Large Catechism. Luther’s Small Catechism”, “On the freedom of a Christian,” and more. As a result, he earns the tenth spot on this list of the top 10 most influential people of all time.

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