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Using LAST NAMES (EXCEPTIONS – SEE NOTES) and NO PUNCTUATION, name the top 1000 most famous people in history according to MIT’s Pantheon Project. Read naming notes below quiz. Occupation and year of birth shown. 30+ HPI category at bottom right relates to the HPI score calculated for each person to rank them, higher being better. Score is based on a number of factors, a major one being popularity of the person on Wikipedia across all languages.
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NOTES: NAMING – Many people with last names have just those accepted. Popes, Kings, Queens, etc who have a name with a Roman Numeral are accepted in the format “Charles XI” for example – you do NOT need the Roman numeral if it’s a “I” – otherwise type the Roman number out..do NOT use 2, 3, etc. Many alternate or simplified names are accepted – i.e. “Alexander of Europe” would allow just “alexander”.