Ever wonder why we have flushing toilets? Or who decided to dry windshields by going "swish, swish"? Well so did we. So we dug up some people who may have only gotten a sentence or two in our history books, but had a bigger impact than we could have possibly imagined.

18 Amazing People Too Many Of Us Haven't Heard Of - The world’s most prolific stunt double looked so much like Harrison Ford in the old days, crew mem
Source: TCM

18 Amazing People Too Many Of Us Haven't Heard Of - This Greek astronomer was the first person to present a model of the solar system, with the Sun at
Source: Nature

18 Amazing People Too Many Of Us Haven't Heard Of - Wake, aka The White Mouse, was the Gestapo’s most-wanted person. She transported over a thousand e
Source: NY Times

18 Amazing People Too Many Of Us Haven't Heard Of - Janet’s work in psychoanalysis, dissociation, and doctor-patient relationships greatly influenced
Source: Nature

18 Amazing People Too Many Of Us Haven't Heard Of - Lister’s research into hygiene puts him among the greatest medical researchers of all time. And ye
Source: Smithsonian

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