Top 100 Most Researched Historical Figures

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These are the most significant historical figures who got the most research and study, according to Wikipedia. The most researched nationality is Germans with 21 figures, followed by 13 Americans, 7 Chinese, and 5 Russians.

1. Karl Marx (1818—1883), German philosopher — 3180 work.

2. Immanuel Kant (1724—1804),  German philosopher, builder of Neo-Kantianism- 2005 work

3. Vladimir Lenin (1870—1924), Russian communist revolutionary, politician, and political theorist, leader of October Revolution and founder of  Soviet Union - 1970 work 

4. Abraham Lincoln (1809—1865), American politician and lawyer — 1933. 

5. Adolf Hitler (1889—1945), German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party — 1773.

6. Friedrich Hegel (1770—1831), German philosopher — 1654.

7. Sigmund Freud (1856—1939),  Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis — 1537.

8. Mahatma Gandhi (1869—1948),  leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India — 1487.

9. Friedrich Nietzsche (1844—1900), German philosopher — 1468.

10. Martin Luther (1483—1546), German professor of theology, composer, priest, monk and a seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation— 1390.

11. Thomas Aquinas (1225?—1274), Italian Dominican friar, catholic priest, and doctor of the church— 1382.

12. Martin Heidegger (1889—1976), German philosopher — 1300.

13. Platon (428 BC —348 BC), Philosopher in Classical Greece — 1263.

14. Aristotales ( 384 BC— 322 BC), Greek philosopher and scientist — 1227.

15. Mao Zedung (1893—1976), Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China — 1150.

16. George Washington (1732—1799), American soldier and statesman. — 1124.

17. Joseph Stalin (1879—1953), Leader of the Soviet Union — 1108.

18. Christopher Columbus (1451?—1506) —  Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer — 1092.

19. Napoleon (1769—1821) — French military and political leader— 1002.

20. Franklin Roosevelt (1882—1945), American statesman and political leader — 988.

21. Augustinus (354—430), early Christian theologian and philosopher — 950.

22. Richard Wagner (1818—1883), German composer — 840.

23. Carl Gustav Jung (1875—1961),  Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist — 826.

24. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756—1791), Austrian composer — 759.

25. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749—1832),  German writer and statesman — 758.

26. Thomas Jefferson (1743—1826), 3rd U.S. President — 755.

27. René Descartes (1596—1650),  French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist — 755.

28 Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712—1778), Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer — 735.

29. Benjamin Franklin (1706—1790), American politician and scientist — 709.

30. Theodore Roosevelt (1858—1919), 26th President of the United States — 708.

31. Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889—1951), Austrian-British philosopher — 694.

32. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770—1827), German composer and pianist — 689.

33. Lev Tolstoy (1828—1910), Russian author — 681.

34. Søren Kierkegaard (1813—1855), Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author — 679.

35. Edmund Husserl (1859—1938), German philosopher — 659.

36. Woodrow Wilson (1856—1924), 28th President of the United States — 641.

37. Sokrates ( 469 BC — 399 BC), Greek philosopher — 601.

38. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685—1750),German composer — 599.

39. Charles de Gaulle (1890—1970),  French general and statesman — 594.

40 Friedrich Engels (1820—1895), German philosopher, social scientist, journalist, and businessman — 584.

41. John F. Kennedy (1917—1963), 35th President of the United States — 572.

42. Baruch Spinoza (1632—1677), Dutch philosopher — 568.

43. Albert Einstein (1879—1955), German theoretical physicist — 553.

44. Max Weber (1864—1920), German sociologist,  — 546.

45. Leonardo da Vinci (1452—1519),Italian Mathematician and painter — 536.

46. Winston Churchill (1874—1965), British statesman — 533.

47. Pablo Picasso (1882—1973),Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, — 513.

48. Pope John Paul II (1920—2005), Catholic religious leader — 507.

49. Jesus (7-2 BC— 30-33 AD ), Central figure of Christianity. — 500.

50. Karl Barth (1886—1968), Swiss Reformed theologian — 492.

51. Rabindranath Tagore (1861—1941), Indian author — 488.

52. Jean Calvin (1509—1564), French theologian and pastor — 483.

53. Jean-Paul Sartre (1905—1980),  French philosopher, playwright, novelist — 479.

54. Charles Darwin (1809—1882),  English naturalist and geologist — 468.

55. Michelangelo (1475—1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect — 465.

56. William Shakespeare (1564—1616), English poet, playwright, and actor — 454.

57. Rembrandt (1606—1669),  Dutch draughtsman, painter and printmaker. — 452.

58. Alexander Pushkin (1799—1837), Russian poet, playwright, and novelist— 443.

59. Gottfried Leibniz (1646—1716), German polymath and philosopher — 442.

60. Frédéric Chopin (1810—1849), Polish composer and virtuoso pianist — 441.

61. Deng Xiaoping (1904—1997), Chinese revolutionary and statesman — 440.

62. David Hume(1711—1776), Scottish philosopher, historian, economist — 436.

63. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881—1955), French idealist philosopher and Jesuit priest — 435.

64.Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821—1881),Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher — 431.

65. Dante (1265—1321), Italian author — 427.

66. Jean Piaget (1896—1980), Swiss clinical psychologist — 420.

67. Gautama Buddha (563 BC — 483? BC), Founding Figure of Buddhism — 411.

68. John Dewey (1859—1952), American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer — 387.

69. Ronald Reagan (1911—2004), 40th U.S. President — 383.

70. Pascal (1623—1662), French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer — 381.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881—1938), Turkish army officer, revolutionary, and founder of the Republic of Turkey — 379.

72. Niccolò Machiavelli (1469—1527),Italian philosopher — 372.

73. Jacques lacan (1901—1981),  French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist — 365.

74. Maksim Gorky (1868—1936), Russian author — 365.

75. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890—1969),34th U.S. President — 359.

76. Voltaire (1694—1778), French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher — 359.

77. Michel Foucault (1926—1984),  French philosopher — 350.

78. Antonio Gramsci (1891—1937), Italian neo-Marxist theorist and politician. — 344.

79. John Locke (1632—1704), English philosopher and physician — 343.

80. Henri Bergson (1859—1941),  French philosopher — 341.

81. Confucius (551 BC — 479 BC), Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history — 335.

82. Galileo Galilei (1564—1642),Italian polymath: astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician — 332.

83. Thomas Hobbes (1588—1679), English philosopher— 330.

84. Francisco Goya (1746—1828), Spanish romantic painter and printmaker — 328.

85. Sri Aurobindo (1872—1950),  Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet— 320.

86. George Bush (d. 1946), 43rd U.S. President — 312.

87. Jürgen Habermas (d. 1929), German sociologist and philosopher — 308.

88. Victor Hugo (1802—1885),  French poet, novelist, and dramatist — 307.

89. Mihail Gorbaçov (d. 1931), frmer Soviet statesman — 306.

90. Alexander the Great (356 BC — 323 BC), king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon— 303.

91. Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762—1814), German philosopher — 295.

92. Walt Whitman (1819—1892), American poet, essayist, and journalist. — 294.

93. Che Guevara (1928—1967), Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. — 294.

94. Jacques Derrida (1930—2004), French philosopher, — 291.

95. Arthur Schopenhauer (1788—1860), German philosopher. — 289.

96. Desiderius Erasmus (1469—1536), Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian — 287.

97. Friedrich Schiller (1759—1805),German author — 277.

98. Benedetto Croce (1866—1952),  Italian idealist philosopher— 275.

99. Honoré de Balzac (1799—1850), French novelist and playwright — 271.

100. Friedrich Schelling (1775—1854), German philosopher — 270.

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