Apart from its coverage of maps, important events, and issues around the world, MapsofWorld also offers information on famous personalities, both past and present, who have made an impact on the world around us.
Find out what made these achievers reach the pinnacle of their professions, why they appear on the lists of the most powerful people worldwide and how they make a difference to the lives of others around them, through their political vision, technological breakthroughs, business acumen or communication of ideas and themes. From visionary figures of the 20th century to emerging leaders of the 21st century, our changing times have thrown up many inspiring leaders.
With in-depth researched articles on their lives, work, and impact in their chosen spheres of endeavor, you can find out all you want to know about these achievers right here. Learn more about the lives and achievements of these famous people with MapsofWorld.
Famous People (women) :
- Melinda Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Michelle Obama, First Lady, United States
- Indira Gandhi, Former Prime Minister of India
- Oprah Winfrey, Entrepreneur, Media Personality
- Aung San Suu Kyi, Chair and Parliamentarian, National League for Democracy, Burma
- J.K. Rowling, Author
- Margaret Thatcher, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- Queen Elizabeth, Queen of the United Kingdom
Famous People (Men) :
- Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, Former Premier of the Soviet Union
- Joseph Stalin, Former Leader of the Soviet Union
- Mikhail Gorbachev, Former Head of State of the USSR
- Barack Obama, President of the United States
- George Washington, Former President of the United States
- Abraham Lincoln, Former President of the United States
- Mao Zedong, Former Chairman of the Communist Party of China
- Pope Francis, Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
- Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- Winston Churchill, Former Prime Minster of the United Kingdom
- Warren Buffett, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
- Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.com
- Sergey Brin, Cofounder, Director Of Special Projects, Google
- Larry Page, CEO, Google
- Steve Jobs, Former CEO, Apple
- Mark Zuckerberg, Cofounder, Chairman and CEO, Facebook
- Rupert Murdoch & family, Chairman and CEO, News Corp
- Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea
- Elon Musk, Founder, CEO, Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
- Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle
- Robin Li, Founder and CEO, Baidu
- Fidel Castro, Former President of Cuba
- Che Guevara, Revolutionary Leader
- Yasser Arafat, Former President of the Palestinian National Authority
Last Updated : January 08, 2014