10 Most Important People of Twenty First Century

Millions of people come and goes from this world but there are certain people who create their marks in the world so that they can be remembered afterwards as well. There are certain people who have the potential to change the face of the world.

Today I am going to list the top 10 of those people who have great influence in the twenty first century. Although there are much more than 10 people who have play their roles but I am going to list top 10 of them.

Following is the list of most important people of twenty first century starting from the least one:

10. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Who is not familiar with him? He is the face of the modern internet and what we call it “Facebook”. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest entrepreneur and become the billionaire at such young age after the development of social networking website. He is a man of good character and donates almost 50% of his wealth to needy people.

9. Anthony Atala

Anthony Atala

Anthony is the face of modern medicine. His researches and theories could lead us towards the cure of many diseases. He is the W.H. Boyce Professor and also the director of the Wake Forest Institute for regenerative medicine. He has written many books that can help us in great discoveries.

8. J K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling

Remember the famous Harry Potter? Well J K. Rowling is the creator of that character. She is a powerful writer and her books have millions of fans all around the world. She adds beauty to each and every story she writes.

7. George W. Bush

George W Bush

George Bush was the 43rd president of United States and was born in 1946. He was the first US president who declared the war against terror which became to be reason of great controversy in many parts of the world.

6. Steve Chen, Jawed Karim & Chad Hurley

Steve Chen, Jawed Karim & Chad Hurley

These three were the early employees of PayPal and are the founder of the entertainment hub of today named “YouTube”. What could possibly be the future of video sharing without YouTube?

5. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is considered as the most powerful women politician of the world who served as the 67th Secretary of State of United States from 2009 to 2103 under President Barack Obama.

4. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is the richest billionaire women in history who has got this position after facing many hardships in her life. She was raped at the age of 9 and got pregnant when she was 14 years of age. She is famous for her talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” which has the highest TRPs ever. She interviewed Michael Jackson, which show was the most watched interview ever.

3. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is one of the richest persons in the World. He is the co-founder of Microsoft which is a popular software company all around the globe. He has been the architect of most famous inventions like Microsoft OS and Microsoft Office which revolutionized the computing world.

2. Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is the father of digital revolution. He was the cofounder of Apple, Inc. but was sent out of his company. Then he founded Pixar animation which produced many great animated movies. He rejoined Apple, Inc. and introduced revolutionary inventions iPod, iPad and iPhone.

1. Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

Hawking is the prominent cosmologist of twenty first century. His contributions in the field of Theoretical Physics and Quantum Theory is undefinable. He was the first to state the emission of radiation from black holes often known as the Hawkings Radiation. He is dependent on a computerized voice system and was confined to wheelchair when he was only 21 years old due to ALS disease.

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