20th-century atheists in all BBC programmes
Charlie Parker - Bird - proposed by Ken Clarke
Irish Comic Dave Allen is chosen by actor and comedian Adil Ray. Matthew Parris presents
Statistician David Spiegelhalter champions the short, brilliant life of Frank Ramsey.
Germaine Greer makes the case for sculptor Dame Elizabeth Frink.
Edwina Currie discusses the life of former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir.
Christopher Hitchens nominates Leon Trotsky, hero of the Russian Revolution.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, chosen by Mark Carwardine.
Benito Mussolini, founder of fascism and ruler of Italy 1922-1943
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks is Suzanne O'Sullivan's hero, she tells Matthew Parris
Tej Lalvani nominates the physicist and bongo playing Richard Feynman as his great life.
Toyah Willcox nominates her hero Katharine Hepburn who she met and worked with.