‘El Mundo’ – a Spanish newspaper – conducted a study of the most influential people, who caused the most effective influence and changes in the history of mankind. 257,618 people participated in the study. Of the 21 people considered, again Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. has been voted to the 1st place. 88% of them (255,749) voted Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. as the most prominent person. 11% (28,906) voted Nabi Isa a.s. (Jesus p.b.u.h) to the 2nd place. The remaining 1% was shared by 19 others!
Karl Marx – founder of Communism 329 votes
Adolf Hitler 244 votes
Albert Einstein 206 votes
Julius Caesar 152 votes
Charles Darwin 138 votes
Aristotle 99 votes
Sigmund Freud 70 votes
Leonardo da Vinci 65 votes
Thanks to ‘Quranin Kural’ – an Islamic Tamil monthly from India, March’09 issue, for the info.
Thanks to Perak Islamic Information Centre for translating and forwarding this to us.