Underrated: 8 People Who Should Be More Famous Than The Most Overrated People In History (PHOTOS)

09/03/2010 05:41 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Having knocked a few overrated people off their pedestals, it's now time to restore some balance by presenting a few underrated people. By the way, this isn't one of those "unsung heroes" lists. Chances are, you've heard of some of these people. Still, here's a list that corresponds to the recent list of the most overrated people -- people whose greatness was overshadowed by the hype of others. It's time to celebrate Bhose instead of Gandhi, Tesla instead of Marconi, Marion Davies instead of ... well, nobody in particular. I just wanted to include her.

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