Virginia Woolf left and Pablo Picasso right are named in the writers and artists category which will be presented by Lily Cole on Tuesday 29 January Virginia Woolf Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. According to the Time magazine, he was the most influential people of the 20th century. What Bart, or really the Simpsons, have done is merge social satire with popular animation in a way that hasn't really been done before. We do not take any stand on the validity of Hart's statements. Can you imagine what the world might be like without Walt Disney? He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in August, 1961. The trouble with Graham is that he has dedicated his life to separating religion from politics, thus ensuring that our politics are amoral and our religion irrelevant. We offer our aid and hope that you will entrust us your work.
Sigmund Freud 1856-1939 Psychology When Freud came along, he changed the way we thought about the way we think. Webmaster's Comments about this Webpage This list is compiled only for fun and reference. Pablo Picasso Produced Over 50,000 Pieces Of Work During His Life When it comes to influential artists of the 20th-century, Pablo Picasso is the gold standard. His terrible policies of discrimination and hate led to the holocaust, one of the greatest atrocities of our time. The most obscure faith group represented on this list is the Sandemanians, who were never very numerous. Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela was a black nationalist and the first black president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States 1933—1945 and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war.
His book The Other America 1962 exposed Americans to the reality of poverty in their midst. Picasso, Henri Matisse and Marcel Duchamp are regarded as the three artists who most defined the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the 20th century, responsible for significant developments in painting, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics. A leading socialist writer, orator and civil rights pioneer, he built bridges between the civil rights and labor movements. In a separate issue on December 31, 1999, Time recognized as the Person of the Century. Regardless everything else he did, he definitely did what he set out to do. Allwright 1944 , Shelley v.
He died on 12th April 1945 in Georgia, Unites States. But in his day the establishment considered King a dangerous troublemaker. Hamzah Jaradat's notes on this are representative of this discussion:. Other than the Cuban Missle Crisis, what did he really do? He considers contemporary Muslims more influenced by Muhammad than contemporary Christians are by Jesus. A historian would have to discount Jesus as the forecasted Jewish messiah, since 99. Often criticized for being one of the most evil people in world history, he also instigated the Holocaust. Many of these Christians are on Hart's list.
As a popular minister for the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X preached a form of black separatism and self-help. Now we take these ideas for granted. My obvious religious convictions aside: 1. Kraemer 1948 , Sweatt v. Eugene Debs, Harvey Milk and Tom Hayden, who were elected to public office, are included because they made their reputations primarily as activists. In the arts, the U. Tom Hayden 1939— was a founder of Students for a Democratic Society in 1960 and wrote its Port Huron Statement, a manifesto of the postwar baby boom generation.
But movements need leaders as well as rank-and-file activists. Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr. This list includes fifty people—listed chronologically in terms of their early important accomplishments—who helped change America in a more progressive direction during the twentieth century by organizing movements, pushing for radical reforms and popularizing progressive ideas. He made the whole nation to follow him. In 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 and 1920, Debs ran for president on the Socialist Party ticket. After writing about reform issues for Christian publications, he joined The Nation as associate editor.
Princess Diana came third, a favourite among female viewers, followed by Charles Darwin and then William Shakespeare. Age, color, status did not matter for her. Since 1965, when he published his exposé of the auto industry, Unsafe at Any Speed, Nader has inspired, educated and mobilized millions of Americans to fight for a better environment, safer consumer products, safer workplaces and a more accountable government. Ho Chi Minh First President of North Vietnam 8. Steven Spielberg Movie Maker 19. Martin Luther King, Elvis Presley, Desmond Tutu, Mother Teresa, Muhammad Ali, and Richard Attenborough are among the other famous figures of the 20th century.
He is considered the father of a democratic South Africa and widely admired for his ability to bring together a nation, previously divided by apartheid. With the inclusion of expressions like world war, nuclear war, and beliefs in daily usage, a number of people turned out to be an influence on the lives of commoners. Like Thomas, Muste graduated from Union Theological Seminary. The runners-up for Time's Person of the Century were Franklin Roosevelt an Episcopalian and Mohandas Gandhi a devout Hindu whose mother was a Jain and whose beliefs and practices were partially Jain. Nowadays someone can see the influence of his civil movements. Babe Ruth is interesting, Pete Rose is not. He played and still plays an important role in lives of many.
The Kennedys Dynasty It was amongst these wars, conflicts, and revolutions that the aforementioned individuals proved to be the effective contributors to the world. His radical message to the world will remain relevant for millenia. It has forever changed communication. In another landmark case, Gideon v. Bobby Hull is interesting, Wayne Gretzky is not. This was one of his most amazing moral decisions to protect the religious values he had been following. Other Suggested Revisions, Additions to the ListMichael McConnell 25 Sept.