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A decade and a half since the close of the twentieth century we take a considered look at the people most responsible for the events that shaped the hundred years which transformed our world from horses and carts, homemade toys, and empires to the one we know today. In this series we count down – from a hundred-and-one to number one – the names of those who, according to experts, most influentially shaped the century, our world, and our way of life.