Have you ever been in a conversation and a name is dropped that you maybe have never heard of or know little about? Let’s change that. These are the 100 people, whether infamous or famous, all adults should know. These are frequently talked about or could be brought up in relevant conversations and in no particular order. 

  • Jesus

  • Anne Frank

  • Nelson Mandela 

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Thomas Edison

  • Dalai Lama

  • Walt Disney

  • Muhammad

  • Malcom X

  • Amelia Earhart

  • Plato

  • Adolf Hitler

  • Cleopatra

  • Leonardo Da Vinci

  • Elon Musk

  • Steve Jobs

  • Julius Caesar

  • Issac Newton

  • Winston Churchill

  • Albert Einstein

  • Elvis Presley

  • Queen Elizabeth

  • Alexander Graham Bell

  • Mahatma Gandhi

  • William Shakespeare

  • Sigmund Freud

  • Charles Darwin

  • Warren Buffett

  • Pope Francis 

  • John Locke

  • Emperor Constantine 

  • Rosa Parks

  • Socrates

  • Mother Teresa 

  • Rupert Murdoch

  • Ludwig Beethoven

  • Confucious

  • Jeff Bezos

  • Desmond Tutu

  • Larry Ellison

  • Neil Armstrong

  • Pele

  • Jesse Owens

  • Fidel Castro

  • Boris Johnson

  • Mao Zedong 

  • Martin Luther

  • Mary Magdalene

  • Kim Jung-il

  • Kim Jung-un

  • Tim Cook

  • Malala Yousafzai

  • Alexander the Great

  • Margaret Thatcher 

  • Kobe Bryant

  • Marie Curie

  • Henry Ford

  • Che Guevara

  • Adam Smith

  • Ernest Hemingway

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

  • George Soros

  • Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Charles De Gaulle

  • Galileo Galilei

  • Michael Jordan

  • Joseph Stalin

  •  David Wichmann

  • David Koch

  • Charles Koch

  • Genghis Khan

  • Nikola Tesla

  • Princess Diana

  • Jackie Robinson

  • C.S. Lewis

  • Edmund Burke

  • David Cameron

  • Florence Nightingale

  • David Beckham

  • Gabby Douglas

  • George Orwell

  • Michaelangelo 

  • Orville Wright

  • Wilbur Wright

  • Stephen Hawking

  • Nicolaus Copernicus

  • Alexander Fleming

  • Karl Marx

  • Charlemange 

  • Sun Tzu

  • Christopher Columbus

  • Vladimir Putin

  • Johannes Gutenburg

  • Louis Pasteur 

  • James Watt

  • John Calvin

  • Joseph Stalin

  • Homer

  • William the Conqueror

  • Benjamin Franklin

Did we miss anyone? Who do you think every adult should know?

Caroline C.
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