Meet the people who helped shape the world we know today 100 People Who Made History is no ordinary history book. Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars and entertainers. From Marco Polo to Marie Curie via Pele, this top 100 comes from all over the world, taking in all types of people. Packed with engaging graphics and plenty of unusual facts, each profile describes the major influences and tells true stories about the movers and shakers from our history. Take a seat and meet the people that have changed our world and discover how they did it.