Most Influential Books Ever Written

31 August 2014

Most Influential Books Ever Written | TOP 10

Which books are the most influential books ever written? Let’s find out when the books were written and what inspired the authors.

While others take their inspiration from classic works of the great Shakespeare, the modern people turn to the most popular pieces.

We turn for inspiration to the most popular authors of our era, authors like J.K Rowling, Dan Brown, George R.R. Martin, John Green and so on.

With the most influential books of all time we had quite a difficult time choosing only 10 from hundreds if not thousands of manuscripts which have influenced our culture among the years.

These books are the oldest ever published and have influenced enough people to deserve their place in the top. Some of them are still an influence nowadays.

You might think that the Bible (as I thought) is the most influential book, but in fact, the Bible is the most influential sacred manuscript.

The following list includes the works that influenced global politics and governments. Let’s get started with the Most Influential Books Ever Written.

10- The Art of War by Sun Tzu

A high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician wrote The Art of War. The book is an ancient Chinese military text written by Sun Tzu.

The 13-chapter text has been the most famous and influential of China’s Seven Military Classics, and for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia.

The book influenced the Eastern and Western military thinking, business tactics and legal strategy.

It offers strategic principles of winning conflicts and warfare, designed for a military audience.

Sun Tzu’s work influenced famous individuals like Yamamoto who was responsible for planning the attack on Pearl Harbor, Mao Tse-tung who gained control of China through guerrilla warfare and many others.

Most Influential Books Ever Written TOP 10 N10- The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Most Influential Books Ever Written TOP 10 N10- The Art of War by Sun Tzu

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