By the numbers: Men outnumber women nearly four to one (192 to 52). 86 of the nominees,nearly a third, were born between 1900 and 1950.
The first person born was Christopher Columbus, in 1451.
- Last born was Kobe Bryant, in 1978.
- Most recent death was Alex Trebek.
Oldest was NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson at 101.
- Youngest was Nathan Hale, the Revolutionary War soldier and spy who was executed by the British at 21.
Axios asked historian Michael Beschloss, whose Twitter feed is a gusher of fascinating period photos, for his view of the list: