Jesus has been named the most important person in human history, followed by Napoleon and Shakespeare, as governed by the Internet. Every year since 1927, TIME magazine has selected an official person of the year, in recognition of the person who “has done everything possible to influence the events of the year”. Albert Einstein was the most important modern person ever selected for the annual honor, although TIME named him Person of the Century in 1999.William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's most famous son, remains one of the world's best-known and most enigmatic authors. Hailed as a “famous scientist” during her lifetime, she was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in 1903—for her pioneering research on radioactivity—and the first person to win a second Nobel Prize.
Her refusal to dilute her power through marriage earned her the nickname “the Virgin Queen”, while the famous victory of her navy over the Spanish Navy in 1588 earned her the flattery of her nation. On September 16, 1400, Glyndpregr was proclaimed Prince of Wales, making him the last native Welshman to do so. Mansa (emperor) Musa I, who ruled the Mali empire for 25 years from approximately 1312, claims to be the richest person in history. The best Egyptian craftsmanship was created under his personal patronage, as was the ambitious construction program that made him the most prolific builder in the history of Egypt.
Collecting millions of opinions on famous and infamous people throughout history, they have calculated how successfully each person's idea has spread in society over time. One of his most famous protests was the Dandi Salt March of 1930, 240 miles long, in which he challenged the salt tax imposed by the British. Ancient Greek philosophers Aristotle and Plato topped the list of the 100 most famous people on the planet in places 1 and 2 respectively, followed by Jesus Christ, Socrates and Alexander the Great, according to the magazine CEOWORLD. The assassination of Caesar, carried out by a group of Republican senators on the Ides of March, would become the focus of one of William Shakespeare's most famous historical works.
The first Norman king of England, William the Conqueror (formerly William, Duke of Normandy) defeated the Anglo-Saxon king Harold II at the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066, a famous triumph recorded in the Bayeux Tapestry.