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10 Baby Boy Names Inspired By The World's Most Influential People

1. Martin

(Luther King)

An American Baptist minister who played an important role in the American civil rights movement, perhaps best known for his “I have a dream” speech.

2. Nelson

(Mandela)

One of the most important figures in history, Nelson Mandela believed so strongly that apartheid was wrong, he was willing to sacrifice decades of personal freedoms to fight for what he believed was right.

3. Albert

(Einstein)

Used as a figure against which intelligence is measured, Einstein’s theory of relativity has long been seen as one of the greatest discoveries ever put forward in the field of physics.

4. Abraham

(Lincoln)

The 16th president of the US, Lincoln made great strides in combatting slavery in America. He was a much-loved figure and is probably best known for his signature hat and beard as well as the fact that he was assassinated.

5. Leonardo

(da Vinci)

A known eccentric, even by today’s standards, Leonardo da Vinci is famous for his inventions such as the flying machine, not to mention his best-known work, the Mona Lisa.

6. Winston

(Churchill)

Former Prime Minister of Britain, Nobel prize-winning writer, Churchill played a huge role in the events which surrounded the second world war including being the person who warned many people about Hitler. He was also the one whose advice they sought when things went wrong.

7. Charles

(Darwin)

A scientist, naturalist and biologist who proved the existence of evolution through his various discoveries of species around the world, most notably that of natural selection. 

8. Barrack

(Obama)

First African-American president of the United States, he was a proponent of gun control. He is known for genuinely believing in equality especially in the areas of health and education.

9. Seamus

(Heaney)

Noble Poet Laureate, Heaney is one of the most revered figures in Irish literature.

10. Stephen

(Hawking)
Best known for his theoretical work involving time, space and black holes. He is one of the greatest minds still alive today. 

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About the Author

Jenny Sherlock is a working mom of three children, aged 9, 5 and the youngest arrived in January this year. She is a civil servant and a freelance writer. She enjoys art, reading, music and good food. She gives an honest account of the rollercoaster that is parenting, warts and all! Check out her blog seriouslymammy.wordpress.com for more!

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