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World's greatest men who EVER lived.

Post by DoubleRay » 25 Dec 2019, 11:28

Discounting the divinity of JC.

Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.

1. Michael Faraday. Invented electricity.
2. Alexander Fleming. Invented penicillin, saved millions.
3. John Logi Baird. Invented TV.
4 .Albert Einstein. Just genius.
5. Martin Luther King. That speech.

I would be balanced and do one for women but racking my brains.

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Post by tonyp » 25 Dec 2019, 18:47

Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.
I'm including ones I never met
1. Winston Churchill
2. Bill Gates
3. Richard Branson
4. Henry Ford
5. Kerry Packer
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow - Albert Einstein

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Post by bristleposh » 25 Dec 2019, 20:52

Florence Nightingale,
Grace Darling
Rosa Parks
Frida Kahlo
Anne Frank
When you are dead, you don't know you're dead.
It's difficult only for the others.
It's the same when you are stupid

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Post by White G » 25 Dec 2019, 23:36

tonyp wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 18:47
Here is my top 5 greatest men of all time.
I'm including ones I never met
1. Winston Churchill
2. Bill Gates
3. Richard Branson
4. Henry Ford
5. Kerry Packer
Richard Branson??????? Is the guy who's took hundreds of millions of subsidies from the government for his railway empire, yet avoids paying tax on the profits as his companies are based offshore?

Is this guy who has been charged & jailed for tax evasion, and still does all he can to avoid paying a penny to the government even though they've helped make him a billionaire?

Is this the guy who's healthcare arm sued the NHS for £2m over a lost contract? While we're short of nurses he once again takes from the taxpayer without giving back.

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.

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Post by tonyp » 26 Dec 2019, 02:33

White G wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 23:36

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.
Seriously WhiteG how about you post your list.
That is my list.
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Post by DoubleRay » 26 Dec 2019, 10:06

I know I said, may differ, but Kerry Packer?
That's ridiculous. :)

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Post by bristleposh » 26 Dec 2019, 11:50

bristleposh wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 20:52
Florence Nightingale,
Grace Darling
Rosa Parks
Frida Kahlo
Anne Frank
A bit silly of me left out Marie Curie

That has now been usurped by Tony into top women so a proper men's list in no particular order

Einstein
Darwin
Hawking
Pasteur
IK Brunel
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It's difficult only for the others.
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Post by White G » 04 Jan 2020, 11:35

tonyp wrote:
26 Dec 2019, 02:33
White G wrote:
25 Dec 2019, 23:36

Seriously Tony, how can Richard Branson be anywhere near that list? So many great people have done so much for others & made a positive difference to the planet. Extremely bizarre choice.
Seriously WhiteG how about you post your list.
That is my list.
Tony, your choice of Branson is so weird that it deserves to be scrutinised. You cannot come up with a convicted criminal, tax dodger who sues the NHS and expect nobody to question your selection???

I'm 90% sure you added him for a reaction, but 10% of me worries that you're being serious. You never know with you Tony!

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Post by azajali43 » 04 Feb 2020, 15:17

The world greatest men who ever lived:

1. Buddha.
2. Albert Einstein.
3. Martin Luther king jnr.
4. Abraham Lincoln.
5. Muhammad.
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Post by Lester Bangs » 13 Feb 2020, 10:12

Noel Cantwell
Benjamin Disraeli
Franklin D Roosevelt
Dougal Haston
Fred Trueman
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