Scientists have come up with a list of most famous people in history by analyzing the number of times they have been mentioned in the books compiled by Google. Also Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
In their book, Uncharted, two scientists Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel have tried to explain the trends in language and culture while accessing Google’s database, the New York Post reported.
The authors and a researcher named Adrian Veres have looked at notable people born in a particular year and figured out which one was mentioned in books more than any other.
10 most famous people born from 1940-1949 according to the list:
1940: British rock star
1941: US rock star
1942: US actress and singer
1943: British literary theorist, “Literary Theory: An Introduction”
1944: Prime minister of India
1945: President of Nicaragua
1946: US president
1947: British Indian writer, “The Satanic Verses”
1948: US Supreme Court justice
1949: Prime minister of Pakistan