Time Magazine: Man of the Millennium

Beast of Bourbon locknar at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 27 01:28:55 EST 1998


My list of nominees, marked by glaring omissions and ridiculous inclusions <g>:

Leonardo da Vinci, Italian painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and
	engineer (1452-1519)
Mikolaj Kopernik (Nicholas Copernicus), Polish astronomer (1473-1543)
Martin Luther, German religious reformer (1483-1546)
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, Italian sculptor, painter,
	architect, and poet (1475-1564)
William Shakespeare, English poet and dramatist (1564-1616)
Johannes Kepler, German astronomer (1571-1630)
Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer, mathematician, and physicist (1564-1642)
Isaac Newton, English physicist, mathematician, and philosopher (1642-1727)
Benjamin Franklin, American statesman, printer, scientist, and writer (1706-90)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer (1756-91)
Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican emperor of the French (1769-1821)
Thomas Jefferson, American president and author (1743-1826)
Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (1770-1827)
Charles Robert Darwin, English naturalist (1809-82)
Louis Pasteur, French chemist (1822-95)
Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor (1847-1931)
Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (1856-1939)
Albert Einstein, German theoretical physicist (1879-1955)

Bronze: Jefferson
Silver: Newton
Gold: da Vinci

This wasn't easy...




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