The Most Famous Person to Have Ever Been Born

Who is the most famous person ever to have been born? This is a question that has likely been pondered more in our modern day society than it was a hundred years ago. With the advent of advertising, television, social media and the modern day Q score, popularity is something we measure weekly if not tweet by tweet. Notwithstanding the popularity of popularity, the question I ask is a much more philosophical one. What makes a person famous? Not this year or this decade but over millennia? Typically it is been a world leader such as Genghis Khan or...

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