World's Most Amazing People

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Who are the highest earning dead celebrities? Who are the highest earning living celebrities? Who are the bestselling English-language authors? Who are the greatest earning athletes and who are the richest head of states?

Who are the highest earning dead celebrities? Who are the highest earning living celebrities? Who are the bestselling English-language authors? Who are the greatest earning athletes and who are the richest head of states?

Who is the most downloaded English-Language author? Who is the youngest billionaire? How about the youngest Nobel prize winner? Scroll down to find out!

1.) Two of the most amazing people in the world are William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. They are the two bestselling English-Language authors in the world with maximum estimated sales of 4 billion each.

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2.) Another amazing person is Charles Schultz - ‘peanuts’ cartoonist. He is the second highest earning dead celebrity - $33 million in 2007-08.

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3.) This person is certainly one of the most amazing people in the world. He's been dead for decades but still earning big.The highest earning dead celebrity is Elvis Presley - $52 million in 2007-08.

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4.) Football player David Beckam of the United Kingdom is the highest earning footballer. He earned $50 million in 2007-08.

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5.) One of the most amazing person in the world, and most controversial of course, is the professional golfer Tiger Woods – the highest earning sportsman with an estimated earning of $115 million in 2007-08.

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6.) And who will not consider this celebrity an amazing person? Oprah Winfrey, an American Talk-show host and producer is the second highest earning celebrity- $275 million in 2007-08.

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7.) J.K. Rowling, a British author is the highest earning celebrity –$300 millions in 2007-08.

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8.) This young man is definitely one of the coolest guy and one of the most amazing people in the world. He is the youngest billionaire in the world – Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook. He has a net worth of $40 billion.

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9.) Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam is the second richest head of state in the world with a net worth of $20 billion.

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10.) One of the most amazing people in the world is the richest head of state – Bumibol Adulyadej, the current King of Thailand.

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He is the longest-serving current head of state in the world since 1946 and the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history.

11.) The youngest Nobel Prize winner is William Lawrence Bragg of UK.

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He was 25 year-old when he won the award for Physics in 1915. He is one of the most amazing people indeed.

12.) Mark Twain is an amazing person. He is the second most downloaded English-Language author in the world with 32,273 downloads.

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13) Charles Dickens is one of the most amazing people in the world. He is the most downloaded English-Language author with 37,541 downloads.

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There you have it, the 14 most amazing people in the world and their amazing accomplishments.

See also

Amazing People and Amazing Facts About Humans

The Human Extremes: World’s Most Amazing People

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