Albert Einstein, the ‘Nobel Prize’ winning physicist, was one of the most significant contributors to the field of theoretical physics. His ‘Theory of Relativity’ and the ‘Law of Photoelectric Effect’ paved the way for a better understanding of quantum mechanics. Modern scientists are building on his research to find answers to their questions.
2. Marie Curie
Marie Curie has many firsts in her life. The first woman to win the ‘Nobel Prize,’ the first person and the only woman to win the ‘Nobel Prize’ twice and the only person to win it for different fields. She is not just an idol for scientists but also people in general.
Even today, Abraham Lincoln continues to top polls as America's greatest president and is remembered as the country's martyr hero.
4. Anne Frank
Anne Frank was one of the most talked-about victims of the Holocaust. Her diary published as ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’ described her life in hiding. It is a great source to understand the life of the victims and also formed a base for the literary depiction of their way of life.
Princess Diana touched the lives of many through charity work and her involvement with AIDS patients. Her legacy has had a major impact on British society and the royal family in particular.