When I was a kid I had this notion that the great men and women were the most respected people in my village.lt was that time you would tremble in front of the village chief or feel privileged if you formed an alliance with his kids.I would blame my young age which was well tuck in a small village in Kenya with ignorance dominating.Now with my advanced age I view greatness in men in various angles.Billions of people do great things and to identify the greatest out of all that infinite list,uniqueness,intensity and magnitude of their greatness should be considered.They vary from political,wealth and various activities.They are the people well known everywhere.
1 .Obama became the first African American President to rule the so called greatest country on earth.He proved the possibility of oneness a thing makes me think of USA as a great country.Even up to now,he is described as the most powerful person in the world.
2. The late Nelson Mandela will always remain a great person in the history of South Africa and the world.He is among the world’s prominent people.Through his humbleness,self depreciation and love for South Africa he was imprisoned and after all that hardship he was firm on his quest to free South Africa from colonialism.This man forgave the same people who oppressed him.Like Obama,he also longed for global oneness.His greatness was celebrated by the whole world.
3. Нег charitable works is well known.I am talking about Mother Teresa.She dedicated herself in helping the sick and poor people.In 1979 she received a Nobel prize for her humanitarian work.
4. Mahatma Gandhi is greatly known as the primary leader of India’s independent movement his emphasis on adopting non-violent civil disobedience that would influence the world.His famous quote,”be the change you wish to see in the world” is well known globally.
5. Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general is well known for his peace restoration in Kenya during the 2008 post election violence.He succeeded this mission through peace talks.
6. Bill gates have been on the top of the world richest men list in the world mostly.He is also known for his greatest invention on Microsoft.Besides that Bill gates is known for his philanthropic roles.
7. Mark Zuckerberg is best known as one of the co-founders of the social networking website Facebook.A great number have active Facebook accounts or have heard about Facebook.He is also well known as one of the world’s richest young entrepreneurs.
8. Lionel Messi is and will remain a soccer legend.Who doesn’t know Messi?Many people will claim to know him.Some people describe him as a genius in the field of football.Some logically claim that Barcelona football club is Messi and Messi is Barcelona.He is well known for his massive goals and talented foot work and tactics.
9.In the world of modern boxing,Floyd May Weather carries the day.He is the world’s professional boxer with no record of defeat and has won 12 world tittles.His was greatly publicized during one of his recent fights with Manny Pacquiao.Even we from Kenya watched that entertainment.He is the pride of his country.