The Most Famous Blind Person: A Coveted Title in the Realm of Achievements

Choose the blind person you think is the most famous!

Author: Gregor Krambs
Updated on Feb 28, 2024 07:01
Welcome to StrawPoll, where opinions unite and battles are fought with a single click! Do you have a favorite blind icon who has inspired the world with their talent and determination? We're hosting a poll to discover the "Most Famous Blind Person," and we need your voice to make it count! Are you Team Stevie Wonder or Team Ray Charles? Or maybe you have a suggestion that's missing from our list? Unleash your passion and join thousands of other voters in ranking the brightest stars who've proven that vision comes not just from sight, but from the heart. Cast your vote now and let's uncover the ultimate champion of this awe-inspiring category!

Who Is the Most Famous Blind Person?

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    She is widely considered as one of the most famous blind people in history. Despite losing her sight and hearing at a young age, she went on to become a renowned author, political activist and lecturer.
    Helen Keller in other rankings
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    Stevie Wonder
    Motown Records · Public domain
    A legendary American singer, songwriter, and musician, Stevie Wonder is widely known for his incredible music career spanning over five decades. He has won numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the music industry.
    Stevie Wonder in other rankings
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    Ray Charles
    William Morris Agency (management)/Photo by Maurice Seymour, New York. · Public domain
    Another legendary musician and songwriter, Ray Charles was a pioneer of soul music and one of the most iconic figures in the history of American music. He was also a civil rights activist who inspired many people with his life and music.
    Ray Charles in other rankings
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    Andrea Bocelli
    Jakub Janecki · CC BY-SA 4.0
    An Italian tenor and singer-songwriter, Andrea Bocelli is one of the most famous classical singers in the world. He has sold over 90 million records worldwide and has performed for the Pope, the Royal Family, and other notable figures.
    Andrea Bocelli in other rankings
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    A Paralympic athlete and marathon runner, Marla Runyan is the first legally blind athlete to compete in the Olympic Games. She has won several medals and accolades for her achievements in sports.
    Marla Runyan in other rankings
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    Ronnie Milsap
    MCA Records · Public domain
    An American country music singer and pianist, Ronnie Milsap is one of the most successful blind musicians in history. He has won numerous awards and had several hits throughout his career.
    Ronnie Milsap in other rankings
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    John Milton
    anonymous  · Public domain
    An English poet and author, John Milton is known for his epic poem "Paradise Lost". He became blind in his forties but continued to write and publish some of his most famous works.
    John Milton in other rankings
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    Jorge Luis Borges
    Grete Stern · Public domain
    An Argentine writer and poet, Jorge Luis Borges is widely considered as one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century. He became blind in his later years but continued to write and publish until his death.
    Jorge Luis Borges in other rankings
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    A Puerto Rican musician and singer, Jose Feliciano is known for his iconic songs such as "Feliz Navidad" and "Light My Fire". He has won several awards and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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    Itzhak Perlman
    Kenneth C. Zirkel · CC BY-SA 4.0
    An Israeli-American violinist and conductor, Itzhak Perlman is considered as one of the greatest violinists of all time. He has won numerous awards and has performed with some of the most prestigious orchestras in the world.
    Itzhak Perlman in other rankings

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About this ranking

This is a community-based ranking of the most famous blind person. We do our best to provide fair voting, but it is not intended to be exhaustive. So if you notice something or blind is missing, feel free to help improve the ranking!

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A participant may cast an up or down vote for each blind once every 24 hours. The rank of each blind is then calculated from the weighted sum of all up and down votes.

More information on most famous blind person

Blindness is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, but it hasn't stopped some individuals from achieving incredible success and fame. From musicians to politicians, there are many famous blind people who have made a significant impact on the world. Some of the most notable figures include Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Helen Keller, and Andrea Bocelli. These individuals have not only overcome their visual impairment but have also inspired countless others with their talents and determination. In this poll, we aim to determine who is the most famous blind person according to our community of users.

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