The list of candidates for the remaining spots are now few enough that I can rank this small group of people and make cuts at the bottom of the list.
I’ve determined to reduce this list further by select Deathwish’s political candidates with my entire suggested list. Doing so might help in figuring out who should be demoted to the honorable mention list.
As such, I’ve decided to run his contested suggestions through a gauntlet of my devil’s advocated suggestions.
I had recently published my preliminary list for the Top 100 Most Influential People in World History. The dilemma was that I found 25 figures that were guaranteed inclusion, and this left me with 162 people who had to battle it out for the final 75 slots.