The German physician Franz Anton Mesmer introduced "mesmerism" in 1774. His ideas and practices led to the development of hypnosis.
One who mesmerizes is one who keeps us spellbound with their stories and ideas. These people captivate our imaginations and propel us in new directions.
We started by asking the five most fascinating people we know five questions. Then we asked who the most fascinating person they know is.
Thus began our journey to find the most fascinating people in the world--who speak English.