Four lists to compare of the greatest people voted for by their nation. I will let you interpret the national differences based upon these choices.
 
Top 10 greatest Britons
1. Churchill
2. Brunel
3. Diana
4. Darwin
5. Shakespeare
6. Newton
7. Lennon
8. Elizabeth I
9. Nelson
10. Cromwell 
 
Top 10 greatest Americans
1 Ronald Reagan
2 Abraham Lincoln
3 Martin Luther King
4 George Washington
5 Benjamin Franklin
6 George W Bush
7 Bill Clinton
8 Elvis Presley
9 Oprah Winfrey
10 Franklin D Roosevelt
 
Top 10 greatest French
  • Military and political leader Charles de Gaulle
  • Nobel Prize-winning physicist Marie Curie
  • Chemist and microbiology pioneer Louis Pasteur
  • Comedian Coluche
  • Prolific comic actor and singer Bourvil
  • Poet and novelist Victor Hugo
  • 17th century playwright Molière
  • Singer Edith Piaf
  • Undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau
  • Jesuit priest Abbé Pierre, a poverty activist who also helped Jews escape from the Nazis
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    Top 10 Greatest Canadians
    1 Tommy Douglas
    2 Terry Fox
    3 Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    4 Sir Frederick Banting
    5 David Suzuki
    6 Lester B. Pearson
    7 Don Cherry 
    8 Sir John A. Macdonald
    9 Alexander Graham Bell
    10 Wayne Gretzky