|Welcome to HistoryCentral's 500 Most Important People of the 20th Century. This section includes a short biography and a photo of each person and is an excellent starting point for researching a person.
Please choose the first letter of the last name of the person you want to read about...
We're expanding our list!
Each month, we will pick a new featured person and post him/her on the site. You may enter as many people as you wish, however, all entries you enter must meet the following criteria:
- The nominee must have lived in the 20th century.
- The nominee must have made an important contibution to society as a whole.
- You must provide a reason for nominating each person.
Winners will be selected based on the number of nominations they recieve. Before entering, please make sure that we do not already have your nominee on our site.