50 coolest men in history
"Tough guys on the road does not lie" - because most of them are collected in this rating! The present list includes a variety of cool people and male characters (some even non-living), so be prepared for the unpredictable, unexpected turns and do not forget to add your own options in the comments.
Heavyweight who won the most champions in boxing history. Yes, to be able to fight - it's cool. And he ignored the call in the Vietnam War because he believed that it is unfair. It called them a coward and for three years was excommunicated from the box. Three years later, everyone realized they were wrong about the coward. Three years later - about the war.
The man who proved that women love frail, bespectacled, funny and ugly. Plus, professionally plays the clarinet! Not to mention the fact that the genius.
He was witty, as the Soviet intelligentsia kitchen leaven, and thus embodied all his secret fantasies: a powerful neck, eagle eye, the pressure, the ability to earn a living in any situation and at any point in the USSR, the gift to conquer charming widows and Komsomol ... But the main thing - absolute freedom.
The robot Bender
"Foul-mouthed, alcoholic, a chain smoker, amateur porn for robots (in the form of electronic circuits) and cooking (though it turns out he has something inedible, if not poisonous)." Yes, Wikipedia is written in plain language that the robot Bender from 'Futurama' - our people!
He went to the scene on a small unicycle toilet. He formed a rock 'n' roll, served in prison, get caught in sex scandals. And at 83, he lights on the stage, like ... like Chuck Berry!
Heroic cynic with a scar on his upper lip (an echo of the First World) and a cigarette in his mouth, he was of that breed these men that died out with the world wars. And anyway, this man appeared in "Casablanca" - the best film of all time according to the American Academy.
If it did not exist, it seems inevitable he appeared one day out of the closet in Maxim magazine as an emanation of our unspoken desires.
The founder of modern physics, perhaps even more so than Einstein. Physics - it's the thing! And again, a lot of you know the founders of modern physics, who in his youth had players of the national team?
Of course, the abomination of talk stupid, and stupidity - disgusting. However, the ancient Greeks were assured that the one and the other is very useful for the society. So also nice! Therefore, we will definitely vote for the person who is doing it all safely in the whole world.
"What is the biography of our red-headed do!" - said Akhmatova, when Brodsky was sent into exile for anti-Soviet. She was right. Caressed genius is valued ten times cheaper than exiled to a foreign land. Especially if he is almost the only one expelled, he was able to become a full citizen of the world.
Over fifteen years of prison and special hospital this principled fighter against the Soviet Union managed to learn biology and English, so now he is a professor at Cambridge. Even the Soviet system fans often refer to him with respect, as the intellect, the will and readiness to suffer for their beliefs in such concentrations are rarely found in one person.
Even if you do not take into account the "Master" and "Heart of a Dog," to serve the rural and the regimental doctor, get off the morphine, to be the husband of three beautiful women - this is an enviable biography!
Great Monk brain activity, which we respect as a being completely different nature. Perhaps an alien.
If we consider Hitler as the ultimate evil, the "Nazi hunter" Wiesenthal we will be the main savior of the world. Like Superman. Only instead of a blunt, square-jawed - Jewish cunning squint.
Although evil, of course we love too. Especially if it is presented in such an elegant, intelligent master, so even with such a brilliant retinue.
Of the same breed as the Humphrey Bogart. Only our native, hempen, Vodka-kitchen and a guitar.
The singer, who became famous as a master of verbal outrageous. Although by and large for the outrageous enough of his face. And this person physiognomy became the lover of beautiful French women, including Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin!
Perhaps the director of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' answer in our list of psychedelic. And act as the authorized representative of the honorary "Monty Python".
In the 37 years to throw a good life bourgeoisie to become a beggar unrecognized genius and die in a thatched hut in Tahiti, painted with her divine paintings, which will soon disappear forever ... Even if it's crazy, it is incredibly beautiful.
Of course, to rob the rich and give to the poor - is naive. But archery and live with the gang in the woods, in any, great!
By nature, he was much more normal than any van Gogh and Vrubel, but carefully with this fighting. For example, falling asleep with a silver cup in his hand, and when the fingers dropped a heavy object, woke up and quickly sketched a sleepy delirium, until he lost himself. Many chudil and diligently. And in the end, almost crazy actually. Our applause!
Despite the slain elk and torn in editorials kittens experiments, we actually love animals! Although, of course, in some ironic way, like old Darrell.
Who in childhood did not fenced on a twig, he was not born in this country! Horse, fighting, friendship, Burgundy, "Ikuko beauty" ... Such a concentration of hedonism and drive in one life was no more. Oh, sorry, that he invented.
Robert Downey Jr.
The man who tried to grass in the seven years from his father, made a dizzying acting career, three stayed in prison for possession of cocaine and heroin, was on the bottom, tied up and swam. That is, we have in mind that everyone has a chance.
Even if you do not go into details about the charms bitten apple, after all it is to him we owe the fact that we have the opportunity to choose.
Probably the best of the journalists did not write one. And he lived, too, I must admit, curious and sometimes severely.
We're the only pathetic containers in which the immortal genes live, copulate and bred. And there is no God. That is, we can do whatever they want! It's all Dawkins coined.
Magnificent hero "Naked Gun". Be always sure of himself, emerging victorious from any binding - and still be a complete idiot! Is not that the dream of every thinking man?
Small but unbroken people traveling to the city where jasmine never fades ... Let him weak, though. Let it will never get. But the rush!
Alas, the dead (as implied) illustration tempting principle "Live fast - die young!". Indeed, I had it all.
Write funny and smart thing is not too difficult - much more difficult to find someone who will understand everything and laugh, their reading. Followers of intelligent satire is usually tends to zero. Zhvanetskogo is loved by millions.
The leader of Radiohead, is alive and well functioning rock star of the first magnitude. As he himself and the singer, guitarist, and even sometimes the drums igrets from bandmates Tom depend little, and the sunset of his career is not expected. And he first offered to download their music for free.
Here chelovechische, whose charisma is enough for a good regiment of heroes of any caliber!
He's smart. Located on the right side of the barricades. Rich and married three times. In addition, one of the strongest chess players of all time, if not the most.
Even in a single comic role - solid yes! So in fact it went further and dramatic - and flashed!
Without it, the world would not be so terrible. Downright genius, damn creepy! And somewhere very far away from our quiet, nice sofa. Well, the fees of $ 30 million also inspire respect.
The last real rock idol, which substitute for seventeen years, the planet has not found. Not ruined his wife and not heroin, and the glory, which he avoided. Bad luck - in all senses.
Kostik from "Pokrovsky Gates"
Not so good himself (although, of course, too), but hospitable, professorial, friendly and so naive Moscow, where he reigns in all the glory of his youth and wit.
Of course, the Hollywood blockbuster - a very questionable tip of contemporary culture. But really it is. And Cameron is definitely the king of this mountain. If anyone has forgotten, the addition: "The Terminator," "Aliens," "Titanic," "Avatar" - because wherever you spit, everywhere it is!
Cache plays a special country, from which the pins even rockers. He turned his life in ruins, but touring the prisons, gained new strength, which reached up to the 2000s, when he became a sensation for the hundredth time in his life.
Lennon or McCartney? We choose the less commercial, although more dead. Yes, perhaps it is because of him, "Beatles" have ceased to exist. But it was he who was the bearer of ideology. Bespectacled, never feared to do something never seen before.
Perhaps, it can be described with just one word: good. Even when Leonov played villains, he seemed to have in them something good. Not in a world of absolute scoundrels. And this feeling is worth a lot. Koo!
The toughest punk rebel, was not afraid to send in their song Party in the three letters in the early 1980s. Short and frail, Letov alone could make a revolution. And he may have committed.
Man, to declassify secret Chinese martial art of kung fu that all there Keanu Reeves wisely waving limbs, and all others to believe that even small and skinny can all win!
The founder of the glorious tradition arrive in Moscow on a fish wagon train and the light head to subsequently become an international luminary or, at worst, a billionaire.
First, he personally tried everything, from the sale of newspapers and finishing gold digging, then to expertly describe it. But now other people can easily compose adventure articles, without leaving your computer, just to cope with his prose.
Best character of Ken Kesey, psycho-simulator from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." If you hear us, Randle, know this: your business lives! We are also constantly trying to arrange in this damn bolnichke orgy with alcohol and girls!
Chief Master jokes among the progenitors of the Marx Brothers comedy. At least he has every right to be honorable in our list as a "friend of friends", because he was regarded as his mentor, Terry Gilliam, Dali, Nabokov and Woody Allen once.
The face of post-war Italian cinema, the alter ego of Fellini, Antonioni, Visconti. Created the image of the intellectual elite of Europe - a sophisticated, always a little scattered and elegant.
Evil Dr. Aibolit that does not violate the rules, he ignores them. Lonely dark autumn nights, when he starts whining chronic barley, especially want to believe that a doctor there.