By Michael H. Hart
This ebook speculates concerning the very important innovations, medical discoveries, and political and social advancements, that can ensue through the coming millennium. It does this through featuring -- during the eyes of a fictitious writer dwelling within the 12 months 3000 -- a listing of the a hundred women and men who've had the best impression on global heritage and at the daily lives of individuals.
The hundred people are ranked so as in their impression. the most part of the booklet includes brief biographies of these a hundred folks, describing what all people entire, and why that individual is so important.
Forty-five of the entries are genuine old personages. those contain such popular figures as Jesus Christ, Confucius, Charles Darwin, Christopher Columbus, Albert Einstein, and George Washington.
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A view from the year 3000 by Michael H. Hart