Gallup's List of Widely Admired People

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Gallup's List of Widely Admired People is a poll of United States citizens to tell the names of the individuals whom they most admire. It is a list made every year by The Gallup Organization. In December 1999, they produced a list of 18 people from the 20th century who are "most admired":

  1. Mother Teresa
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. Albert Einstein
  5. Helen Keller
  6. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  7. Billy Graham
  8. Pope John Paul II
  9. Eleanor Roosevelt
  10. Winston Churchill
  11. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  12. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  13. Mohandas Gandhi
  14. Nelson Mandela
  15. Ronald Reagan
  16. Henry Ford
  17. Bill Clinton
  18. Margaret Thatcher

References[change | change source]

  • The Gallup Poll 1999. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Inc. 1999. pp. 248–249.
    • Lists of the most admired people for any given year can be found in the respective volume.
  • Frank Newport (1999-12-31). "Mother Teresa Voted by American People as Most Admired Person of the Century: Top 5 list rounded out by Martin Luther King, Jr., John F. Kennedy, Albert Einstein, and Helen Keller". The Gallup Poll. Retrieved 2008-08-13.
  • "Greatest of the Century". Gallup/CNN/USA Today Poll. Dec 20–21, 1999. Retrieved 2007-01-05.