Who are some well-known heroes?

Easy 10 points. :}

I need to do a project worth 15% of my grade and I don't have anyone to research.

Not superheroes, just regular people who've done good for society or have helped with poverty, building homes, fighting for rights, donating. Someone with a story.

Any ideas?

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    George Washington 1732-1799 Episcopalian

    2 Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 Regular Baptist (childhood);

    later ambiguous -

    Deist, general theist or

    a very personalized Christianity

    3 Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882-1945 Episcopalian

    4 Winston Churchill 1874-1965 Anglican

    5 Ronald Reagan 1911- Presbyterian

    6 Alexander the Great 356-323 B.C. Greek state paganism

    7 Christopher Columbus 1451-1506 Catholic

    8 Martin Luther 1438-1546 Catholic; Lutheran

    9 Samuel Adams 1722-1803

    10 Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821 Catholic (nominal)

    11 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1890-1969 Jehovah's Witness; Presbyterian

    12 Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1920 Dutch Reformed; Episcopalian

    13 Ulysses S. Grant 1822-1885 Presbyterian; Methodist

    14 Pope John Paul II 1920- Catholic

    15 George W. Bush 1946- Methodist (former Episcopalian)

    16 Harry S. Truman 1884-1972 Baptist

    17 George C. Marshall 1880-1959 Episcopalian

    18 Mikhail Gorbachev 1931- Russian Orthodox

    19 Lech Walesa 1943- Catholic

    20 Boris Yeltsin 1931-

    21 John F. Kennedy 1917-1963 Catholic

    22 John Glenn 1921- Presbyterian

    23 Neil Armstrong 1930-

    24 Susan B. Anthony 1820-1906 Quaker; Unitarian

    25 Senator Margaret Chase Smith 1897-1995 Methodist

    26 Whitaker Chambers 1901-1961

    27 Simon Bolivar 1783-1830 Catholic (nominal); Atheist

    28 David Ben-Gurion 1886-1973 Judaism

    29 Charles A. Lindbergh 1902-1974

    30 John Paul Jones 1747-1792

    31 Sergeant Alvin York 1887-1964

    32 Sergeant Audie Murphy 1924-1971

    33 General Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964

    34 Davy Crockett 1786-1836

    35 King George VI 1895-1952 Anglican

    36 Charles de Gaulle 1890-1970

    37 Joan of Arc 1412-1431 Catholic

    38 Clara Barton 1821-1912 Universalist

    39 Elzabeth Blackwell 1821-1910

    40 Anne Hutchinson 1591-1643 Unitarian

    41 William Bradford 1590-1657

    42 Fiorella La Guardia 1882-1947

    43 Raoul Wallenberg 1912-?

    44 Ira Hayes 1923-1955

    45 Harriet Tubman 1820(?)-1913 Methodist

    46 Galileo Galilei 1564-1642 Catholic

    47 Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968 Baptist

    48 Sir Thomas More 1478-1535 Catholic

    49 Andrew Jackson 1767-1845 Presbyterian

    50 Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 raised Episcopalian; later no specific denomination

    held Christian, Deist, Unitarian beliefs

    51 Meriwether Lewis 1774-1809

    52 John Quincy Adams 1767-1848 Unitarian

    53 Amelia Earhart 1897-1937

    54 General James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle 1896-1993

    55 Admiral Chester W. Nimitz 1885-1966

    56 Admiral David Glasgow Farragut 1801-1870

    57 Colin Powell 1937- Episcopalian

    58 Nathan Hale 1755-1776

    59 Alexander Hamilton 1757-1804 Episcopalian

    60 Giuseppi Garibaldi 1807-1882 Catholic

    61 Admiral Horatio Nelson 1758-1805

    62 Admiral George Dewey 1837-1917

    63 Moshe Dayan 1915-1981 Jewish

    64 Golda Meir 1898-1978 Judaism

    65 William "Wild Bill" Donovan 1883-1959

    66 Lord Louis Mountbatten 1900-1976 Episcopalian

    67 Mohandas "Mahatma" Gandhi 1969-1948 Hindu (mother was a Jain)

    68 Ralph Bunche 1904-1971

    69 Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. 1887-1944

    70 Captain Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker 1890-1973

    71 Lieutenant Giuseppe Petrosino, NYPD 1860-1909

    72 Melvin Purvis 1903-1960

    73 Lou Gehrig 1903-1941 Lutheran

    74 George Herman "Babe" Ruth 1895-1948 Catholic

    75 Joe Louis 1914-1981

    76 Branch Rickey 1881-1965 Methodist

    77 Jackie Robinson 1919-1972 Methodist

    78 Admiral Richard E. Byrd 1888-1957

    79 Eleanor Roosevelt

  • retha
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    3 years ago

    count number Pierre Bezukhov and/or Prince Andrei Bolkonsky from conflict and Peace. (that is one of those very good novel that it needs 2 heroes!) Jean Valjean from Les Miserables, even even if i in my opinion favor the villain of that piece. In my eyes Javert makes a more desirable helpful hero even if the completed international disagrees with me. nonetheless even if, isn't a hero all about braveness and the willingness to sacrifice for the more desirable solid? Javert actual did that, a minimum of by technique of his personal lighting fixtures. Westley from The Princess Bride. You did not say they had to be severe! John Galt from Atlas Shrugged. Or Howard Roark from The Fountainhead. Ayn Rand is spinning in her grave by way of definition I provided yet i do not care. It nonetheless applies. MY hero: Hank Stamper from in some situations a good concept. i think you should bypass with McMurphy from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Or change into chief Broom the hero there? i have by no potential extremely been particular. Technically i imagine that is the manager. many people deeply respect Mr.Darcy, from pride and Prejudice. an same should be stated for Heathcliff and Mr. Rochester from Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre, respectively. I reserve remark. Huck Finn. For solid degree, between the international's large anti- heroes, Ignatius J. Reilly from A Confederacy of Dunces.

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    Martin L. King Jr.

    Abraham Lincoln

    Sam Houston

    Jim Bowie

    William Berret Travis

    George Washington

    Source(s): History
  • I am! Read up on me and you'll find out what i did to become a hero!!!

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