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10 Amazing People You Didn't Know Have Changed The World

Yes! This is the 21st century and it's a digital world where every work gets out sorted in mili seconds.
The earth has transformed into much more sophisticated way where most of the drastic diseases get cured, and researchers are still being continued.
  
I bet you are not aware of these people who were the backbone in leading the world to a different view.

 

10 Amazing People You Didn't Know Have Changed The World

10 Amazing People You Didn't Know Have Changed The World

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1. Dennis Ritchie

1. Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie - every single computer software product we use today is because of the two key software technologies that were invented by Dennis Ritchie.

2. Romeo Dallaire

2. Romeo Dallaire

The Force Commander for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda. In his presence, during the genocide that claimed over 800,000 lives, with limited support and troops.Getting engaged with the following events he has taken a role in human rights initiatives, genocide prevention and fighting the worldwide use of child soldiers.

3. Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf – The Liberia's 'Iron Lady' and the current president

3. Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf – The  Liberia’s ‘Iron Lady’ and the current president

The Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2011 for her "nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and women's rights to full participation in peace-building work" was the world's first elected black female president and Africa's first elected female head of state. She transformed Liberia into a stable and profitable country

4. Elizabeth Holmes-the inventor of a groundbreaking blood test

4. Elizabeth Holmes-the inventor of a groundbreaking blood test

She is just more than an ordinary person, a one woman rampage of awesome shooting across America. Holmes is the youngest self-made female billionaire in the United States and also dropped out of Stanford in her sophomore year to create a company that revolutionized the way blood tests are taken and which is on the way of changing the future of healthcare.

5. James Harrison- the saver of more than two million babies.

5. James Harrison- the  saver of  more than two million babies.

He has antibodies in his blood that stops babies dying from Rhesus disease, which is a form of severe anaemia. He has been donating his blood for 60 years.

6. Chuck Feeney – The billionaire who lends his money away

6. Chuck Feeney – The billionaire who lends his money away

Chuck Feeney, the man who determined to break and has taken some doing when his estimated net worth before he started was $7.5 billion. His foundation has already funneled $6.2 billion into education, science, healthcare and civil rights. Few living people have given away more and nobody has ever given away their fortune so completely in their lifetime. The remaining $1.3 billion will supposedly be spent by 2016

7. Nina Tandon may change the way 900,000 surgeries performed every year.

7. Nina Tandon may change the way 900,000 surgeries performed every year.

The CEO and co-founder of EpiBone and is the first to use stem cells to grow human bone that is used to repair defects. They can be grown to the exact shape and size needed and are easily transplanted because they are made from the patients own cells. Revolutionization of surgeries will be soon.

8. Norman Borlaug- The billion life saver

8. Norman Borlaug- The billion life saver

The 'father of the green revolution' done Ph.D on plant pathology and genetics and traveled around the world offering advice on how to grow high-yield, disease resistant crops. The efforts afforded by him reportedly saved over a billion lives worldwide. He is a Nobel Peace Prize winner, 49 honorary degrees and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

His life has been so incredible that he's been the subject of an award-winning documentary called Salt of the Earth. Salgado has taken some of the world's most captivating and heart-wrenching photographs. He has tried to bring many issues to the forefront of our collective social consciousness over the years and after seeing man's inhumanity to man into the limelight, he dedicated himself to conservation and environmental education.

9. Sebastião Salgado– The photographer/humanitarian who documented the best and worst of humanity.

9. Sebastião Salgado– The photographer/humanitarian who documented the best and worst of humanity.

10. Stanislav Petrov – a single-handedly stopper of a nuclear holocaust

10. Stanislav Petrov – a single-handedly stopper of  a nuclear holocaust

Meet Stanislav Petrov, the man who was involved on the nuclear button during the Cold War. His story is different from the others, he saved the world by doing nothing. Petrov was working in a Soviet bunker when he noticed five incoming missiles on his satellite screen and decided ignored the warning because a second satellite screen showed nothing. When he was asked why he decided to ignore the threat, Petrov replied "When people start a war they don't do it with only five missiles. you can do little damage with just five missiles".

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