Goal: Here we intend to discuss those people who are leading the production today. As a rule, these are not "one-dimensional" (H. Marcuse) or "partial" (A. Fetisov) people, but "multidimensional, "whole" human beings, capable of being members of a classless society. Such a person is depicted in the statue "The Thinker" by Rodin, where we see a thinking man depicted as an athlete.

Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519, a Renaissance man
Franklin, 1706-1790, a revolutionary, a scientist, a founder of the library system in the U.S.A.
Rousseau, 1712-1778, an Enlightenment man
James Watt, 1736-1819, a steam engine
Condorcet, 1743-1794, proposed a materialist conception of human history and development
Goethe, 1749-1832, a poet and a scientist
Fulton, 1765-1815, a steam ship
J.S. Mill, 1806-1873, an educator, a logician, an economist, a politician, a feminist.
Darwin, 1809-1882, theory of evolution
Mendeleev, 1834-1907, the periodic table
Nikolai Kibal'chich , 1853-1881, a terrorist, member of "Narodnaya Volya" and an early rocket scientist
Nikolai Morozov , 1852-1946, a member of "Narodnaya Volya", spent 25 years in prison, a scientist in various fields
Nikola Tesla, 1856-1943, AC electrical motor, transmission of electrical energy
Eduard Tsiolkovsky, 1857-1935, a pioneer of space flight
John Dewey, 1859-1952, a philosopher
Roald Amundsen, 1872-1928, a polar explorer
Alexander Bogdanov , 1873-1928, a Russian revolutionary and one of the fathers of systems theory
Anton Pannekoek , 1873-1960, a Dutch council communist and a leading astronomer
Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, theory of relativity
Alfred Wegener, 1880-1930, theory of continental drift, a polar exlorer
Vladimir Tatlin, 1885-1953, architect of the Tatlin tower
Edwin Hubble, 1889-1953, discovered galaxies outside our own.
Karl Ludwig von Bertalanffy , 1901-1972, a biologist and one of the founders of systems theory
Norbert Weiner , 1894-1964, invented "cybernetics", the foundation of modern IT
John von Newmann , 1903-1957, developed the concept of "self-replication"
William Ross Ashby , 1903-1972, one of the people in Systems theory
Sergey Korolev , 1907-1966, an inventor of Russian rockets, and an organizer of the space industry in USSR
Alan Turing , 1912-1954, invented "the Turing test" for testing machine intelligence
Jean van Heijenoort , 1912-1986, pioneer in history of logic, a secretary to Trotsky
Alexander Fetisov , 1912-1991, formulated the idea that knowledge is the main productive force in modernity
Ilya Prigogine , 1917-2003, a person in systems theory, developed concept of self-organization of matter
Issac Asimov , 1920-1992, a science-fiction writer and a popularizer of science
Anthony Stafford Beer , 1926-2002, a person in systems  theory, developed "Cybersin" for government of Alliende
Nikolai Kardashev , b.1932, the astronomer who created "the Kardashev scale", now used as a standard for measuring the progress of a civilization.
Richard Bach , b. 1936, a pilot and an author of "Jonathan Livingstone Seagull"
Burt Rutan, b. 1943, inventor of "SpaceShipOne", practiced work rotation in his company, "Scaled Composites"
Ray Kurzweil , b. 1948, known for musical instruments, nanotechnology, future singularity, etc.
Steve Wozniack , b.1950, inventor of the "Apple" computer, began by reading science fiction
Ralph Merkle , b.1952, one of the founders of nanotechnology
Robert Freitas , b.1952, a pioneer of applying nanotechnology to medicine
Eric Drexler, b. 1955, a founder of nanotechnology
Timothy Berners-Lee , b. 1955, an inventor of WWW 
Yves Rossy, b.1959 - flies on jet wings
Grigori Perel'man (Rus.), b. 1966, proves a difficult theorem in math, and turns down a prize
Linus Torvalds, b. 1969, organized the Linux project, basis for Android system
Elon Musk , b. 1971, an organizer of SpaceX project, of a project to land a man on Mars, etc.

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