Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium
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Tue Sep 22 01:23:16 EST 1998
In article <6u6qrt$gsp$1 at news.indy.net>, d9090 at indy.net says...
> Jack Andrews wrote in message <36031689.B94BD396 at primenet.com>...
> >What about the "Woman of the millenium"?
> And your nominee would be?????
> >Talk about a sexist bunch of crap--------->"man of the millenium"
> >> >>Ludwig van Beethoven
> >> As do I. Shakespeare.
> Issac Newton. (that from a Shakespeare and huge Beethovan fan.)
Well for the men, I'll throw in:
- Andrew Wiley (proved Fermat's last theorem, possibly the greatest
intellectual feat of all time.)
- John von Neuman (inventor of the computer, the ultimate society
assisting invention of man.)
- Mikhail Gorbachev (made the greatest and most important peace in the
history of mankind.)
- Charles Darwin (for discovering probably the most fundamental law
For the women its a little harder. The only one I can think of of truly
monumentus consequence is:
- Marie Curie (discovered radiation, whose applications to modern science
are too numerous to name.)
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