Milton is one of the greatest writers in the history of world literature. His Paradise Lost is among the greatest works ever written. He was a champion of freedom, and influenced the chain of thought that led to the American revolution.
Bach influenced both Beethoven and Mozart. “Study Bach, there you will find everything.” – Brahms. “In Bach the vital cells of music are united as the world is in God.” – Mahler. “Playing and studying Bach convinces us that we are all numbskulls.” – Schumann.
A scientist who realized that creation is the only feasible way that life got here, but supports evolution just so that he doesn't have to worship or believe in God. It's his right to worship whomever he wants or not-- but at least he admits that the only possible way life got here was because of God's creation.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni - Italy (1475 – 1564), was a sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who had a major impact on the development of Western art. He is best known as the painter of the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. His wide ranging mastery in so many areas have led to his often quoted title of Renaissance man.
Thomas Jefferson, (U.S.A), was the principal author the Declaration of Independence, which began with the words: “All men are created equal”. These words have become some of the most famous in the English language, you might say they helped create a tipping point moment in World history. Jefferson was the third president of the United States. During his presidency he authorized the Louisiana Purchase, and sent Louis and Clark on their famous exploration of the American west.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, (Italy). “The influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language” - Michael Grant. Cicero’s works are often credited for sparking the 14th-century Renaissance. “Renaissance was above all things a revival of Cicero, and only after him and through him of the rest of Classical antiquity.” - Tadeusz Zieliński.
Michael Faraday, (England), with his groundbreaking work on electromagnetism, became one of history’s most influential scientists. Faraday’s discoveries enabled the creation of electric motor and generator technology, which made electricity practical for everyday use. Faraday found that moving a magnet through a loop of wire caused an electric current to flow, which was later modelled mathematically by James Clerk Maxwell as Faraday’s law, (one of the four of Maxwell's equations).
Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist and mathematician who is one of the most influential scientists of all time. He created the foundations for classical physics, and is the co-inventor of calculus.