Top 50 Inspirational People

Jan 22 10:23 2009 Wadzanai Nenzou Print This Article

Hello and welcome to my top 50 inspirational people. This article is my dedication to the people who have made the biggest impact in my life.

Top 50 most inspiring people. A deidication to the people that changed my life for the better.

Everyone is different I don't necessarily expect you to agree with some of the people but my hope is that you might find some people you did not know existed and be inspired.

Copying successful people is one of the best ways to copy success behaviours. For those that have Wikipedia pages or personal official websites I will provide a link for your information and for the others I will look for other online sources. This is not written in any order. Sit back and enjoy the ride

1) Helen Keller June 27,Guest Posting 1880 - 1 June 1968 Deaf and Blind at 19 months old, Writer and Activist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Keller

2) Harriet Tubman 1820 - 10 March 1913 Abolitionist, humanitarian, spy for the union during the Civil War http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman

Leonardo Davinci 15 April 1452 - May 2, 1519 Scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. A jack of all trades. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_Davinci

Madame CJ Walker 23 December 1867 - May 25, 1919 Hair Care Entrepreneur, Philanthropist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_C._J._Walker

5) Sekai Holland Human rights activist http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/bashed-but-unbeaten-sekai-holland-refused-to-cry/2007/03/23/1174597885848.html http://www.anarkismo.net/article/5127

6) Warren buffett Born August 30, 1930 American investor, businessman, philanthropist http://www.warrenbuffett.com/

7) Marie curie 7 November 1867 - July 4 1934 Pioneer in the field of Radioactivity. Won of two Nobel peace prizes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Curie

8) Harvey milk May 22, 1930 - 27 November 1978 First Gay Person to Be elected

into politics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Milk

9) Mbuya Nehanda c1840-1898 Spirit Medium of the zezuru people Inspired a revolt against the British colonial power http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nehanda_Nyakasikana

10) Paul Williams Champion Of Sierra Leon's Poorest Children http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/peopleandpower/2008/07/200872065058846193.html

11) Gemma Sisia is the founder of the school of St Jude in Tanzania Africa. http://www.schoolofstjude.co.tz/

12) Joan Of Arc c. 1412' 30 May 1431 Led the French army through many victories against Britain. Catholic Saint http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_of_Arc

13) Oprah Winfrey born January 29, 1954 Media Mogul, Philanthropist www.oprah.com/

14) Malcolm X May 19, 1925 - February 21, 1965 Human rights activist http://www.cmgww.com/historic/malcolm/about/bio.htm

15) Abigail Adams November 11, 1744 - October 28, 1818 Wife of John Adams second president of America known for being the right hand man of her husband by giving him advice on his career. As a couple they were known to write lots of letters to each other with deep intellectual discussions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abigail_Adams

16) Sojourner truth 1797 TO November 26, 1883 Abolitionist and Women's activist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth

17) Mother Theresa born 26 August 1910 - 5 September 1997 Catholic nun ministered to the poor, orphaned, sick and dying for decades http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Theresa

18) Josephine Bakhita 1869 - Feb 8 1947 Catholic Saint http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephine_Bakhita

19) Maya Angelou Born 4 April 1928 playwright, memoirist, Poet, author, producer, activist http://www.mayaangelou.com/

20) Queen Latifah born 18 March 1970 actress, singer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Latifah

21) Martin Luther king Jnr 15 January 1929 - April 4 1968 Activist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_king

22) John Adams Oct 30 1735 - July 4, 1826 2nd president of America. One Of the founding fathers of America. Is The only one of the founding fathers who was not a slave owner http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adams

23) Andrew Carnegie November 25 1835 - 11 August 1919 Scottish-born American industrialist, businessman, and a major philanthropist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Carnegie

24) Rosa parks Feb 4 1913 - Oct 24 2005 American civil rights activist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_parks

25) Cynthia McKinney born March 17, 1955 2008 Green Party Presidential Nominee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynthia_McKinney

26) Grace Kwinjeh Activist For Zimbabwe People http://www.nehandaradio.com/kwinjewoman120407.html

27) Josephine Baker 3 June 1906 - April 12, 1975 American Entertainer http://www.cmgww.com/stars/baker/

28) Frida July 6, 1907 - July 13, 1954 Mexican Painter http://www.fridakahlo.com/bio.shtml

29) Thomas Edison Feb 11 1847 - 18 October 1931 Inventor and Businessman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_edison

30) Miriam Makeba 4 March 1932 - November 10 2008 Singer, Civil Rights Activist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miriam_makeba

31) Albert Einstein March 1879 - 18 April 1955 German-born theoretical physicist. http://einstein.biz/

32) Abraham Lincoln February 12, 1809 - 15 April 1865 16th President of America, ended slavery together with key members in the civil war http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln

33) Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf born 29 October 1938 Liberian President http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Johnson-Sirleaf

34) Napoleon hill 25 October 1883-8 November 1970 Personal Success Author http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napolean_Hill

35) Steve Pavlina American self-help author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur www.Stevepavlina.com

36) Mahatma Gandhi 2 October 1869 - 30 January 1948 major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement http://www.mkgandhi.org/main.htm

37) Nelson Mandela born July 18 1918 1st South African Black President to be elected in a fully democratic election http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_mandela

38) Che Guevara June 14 ,1928 - October 9, 1967 Argentine Marxist revolutionary, politician, author, physician, military theorist, and guerrilla leader http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Che_Guavera

Constance Briscoe One Of The first Black Female Recorders.Barrister who wrote about her incredibly tough childhood in two memoirs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Briscoe

40) David Simon born 1960 author, journalist, writer/producer of tv series http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Simon

41) Cupcake Brown African American Wrote About Her Incredible Life Story in "A Piece Of Cake" http://www.cupcakebrown.com

42) Edward burns Novelist, Television Writer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Burns

43) Richard Branson born July 18 1950 Industrialist Known For The Virgin Brand Of Companies http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Branson

44) Anne Frank 12 June 1929 - early March 1945 Gained international fame after her death following the publication of her diary which documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_frank

45) 14TH Dalai Lama Born 6 July 1935 The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenzin_Gyatso

46) Amelia Earhart 24 July 1897 - missing July 2, 1937, declared dead January 5, 1939 Highly Regarded American aviation pioneer, and author. Earhart receive the Distinguished Flying Cross. Became The First Woman To Do So http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Earhart

47) Harriet Beecher Stowe June 14, 1811 - July 1, 1896 Abolitionist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Beecher_Stowe

48) Henry Ford July 30, 1863 - April 7, 1947 Founder Of Ford Motor Company http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_ford

49) Stan Tookie Williams 29 December 1953 - 13 December 2005 Convicted Murderer, One Of The Founders of the Crepes gang and Nominee Of The Nobel Peace Prize http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Tookie_Williams

Booker T Waszhington 5 April 1856 - November 14, 1915 American educator, orator, author and leader of the African-American community http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booker_T_Washington

The inspiration from this people is huge I hope you take this away with you. This list is meant to give you somewhere to start researching into inspirational people. Wish you all the best in your life and future.

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Wadzanai Nenzou
Wadzanai Nenzou

Wadzanai Nenzou Has Been Interested In Self Development For Years. She Has A Website Dedicated To Inspirational Quotes http://www.inspirational-quotes-change-lives.com

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