Greatest people in history

Answer the clue to find the greatest people in history.
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Rank
Clue
Person
1
Central figure and awaited prophet for Christians.
Jesus Christ
2
Famous scientist. Developed the theory of relativity.
Albert Einstein
3
Physicist who discovered gravity.
Isaac Newton
4
Civil rights activist who 'had a dream'.
Martin Luther King Jr
5
Inspirational prime minister during WWII.
Winston Churchill
6
Scientist who developed penicillin.
Alexander Fleming
7
Arabic messenger prophet.
Muhammed
8
English playwright famous for tragedies and comedies.
William Shakespeare
Rank
Clue
Person
9
Artist and inventor who painted the Mona Lisa.
Leonardo Da Vinci
10
Italian astronomer who was a heretic.
Galileo Galilei
12
German composer and pianist.
Ludwig van Beethoven
12
Heroic nurse who helped in the Crimean war.
Florence Nightingale
13
First man on the moon.
Neil Armstrong
14
American president who was assassinated at a play.
Abraham Lincoln
15
Leader in the fight for Indian independence.
Mahatma Gandhi
16
African civil rights activist.
Nelson Mandela
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May 7, 2020
I don't have any particular argument with the selection of these individuals. However....: Question 6) his surname is spelled "Fleming", Flemming is apparently a table-tennis player; Question 7) spelling should be messenger; Question 11) I defy you to explain to me when Galileo insisted that the world was flat.