44 People Who Were Never Too Young Or Too Old For Success.

“No matter how
old you are now. You are never too
young or too old for success or going after
what you want.
Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages

1) Helen Keller,
at the age of 19
months, became
deaf and blind.
But that didn’t
stop her. She
was the first
deaf and blind
person to earn a
Bachelor of Arts
degree.

2) Mozart was already competent on
keyboard and violin; he composed from
the age of 5.

3) Shirley Temple was 6 when she
became a movie
star on “Bright
Eyes.”

4) Anne Frank was 12 when she wrote the
diary of Anne
Frank.

5) Magnus Carlsen became a chess
Grandmaster at
the age of 13.

6) Nadia Comăneci was a gymnast from
Romania that
scored seven
perfect 10.0 and
won three gold
medals at the
Olympics at age
14.

7) Tenzin Gyatso
was formally
recognized as
the 14th Dalai
Lama in November
1950, at the age
of 15.

8) Pele, a soccer
superstar, was
17 years old
when he won
the world cup in
1958 with Brazil.

9) Elvis was a
superstar by
age 19.

10) John Lennon
was 20 years
and Paul
Mcartney was
18 when the
Beatles had
their first
concert in 1961.

11) Jesse Owens
was 22 when he
won 4 gold
medals in Berlin
1936.

12) Beethoven
was a piano
virtuoso by age
23

13) Issac
Newton wrote
Philosophiæ
Naturalis
Principia
Mathematica at
age 24

14) Roger
Bannister was
25 when he
broke the 4
minute mile
record

15) Albert
Einstein was 26
when he wrote
the theory of
relativity

16) Lance E.
Armstrong was
27 when he
won the tour de
France

17) Michelangelo
created two of
the greatest
sculptures
“David” and
“Pieta” by age
28

18) Alexander
the Great, by
age 29, had
created one of
the largest
empires of the
ancient world

19) J.K. Rowling
was 30 years
old when she
finished the first
manuscript of
Harry Potter

20) Amelia
Earhart was 31
years old when
she became the
first woman to
fly solo across
the Atlantic Ocean

21) Oprah was
32 when she
started her talk
show, which has
become the
highest-rated
program of its
kind

22) Edmund Hillary was 33
when he
became the first
man to reach
Mount Everest

23) Martin Luther King Jr. was 34 when he
wrote the
speech “I Have a
Dream.”

24) Marie Curie
was 35 years
old when she
got nominated
for a Nobel
Prize in Physics

25) The Wright
brothers, Orville
(32) and Wilbur
(36) invented
and built the
world’s first
successful
airplane and
making the first
controlled,
powered and
sustained
heavier-than-air
human flight

26) Vincent Van
Gogh was 37
when he died
virtually
unknown, yet
his paintings
today are worth
millions.

27) Neil Armstrong was 38 when he
became the first
man to set foot
on the moon.

28) Mark Twain
was 40 when he
wrote “The
Adventures of
Tom Sawyer”,
and 49 years old when he wrote
“Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn”

29) Christopher
Columbus was
41 when he
discovered the
Americas

30) Rosa Parks
was 42 when
she refused to
obey the bus
driver’s order to
give up her seat
to make room
for a white
passenger

31) John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he became
President of the
United States

32) Henry Ford
Was 45 when
the Ford T came out.

33) Suzanne
Collins was 46
when she wrote
“The Hunger
Games”

34) Charles
Darwin was 50
years old when
his book On the
Origin of Species
came out.

35) Leonardo Da
Vinci was 51
years old when
he painted the
Mona Lisa.

36) Abraham Lincoln was 52 when he
became president.

37) Ray Kroc Was 53 when he bought the
McDonalds
Franchise and
took it to
unprecedented
levels.

38) Dr. Seuss was 54 when he wrote “The Cat in the Hat”.

39) Chesley “Sully”
Sullenberger III
was 57 years
old when he successfully
ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the
Hudson River in
2009. All of the
155 passengers
aboard the aircraft survived

40) Colonel Harland Sanders was 61 when he started the KFC
Franchise

41) J.R.R Tolkien
was 62 when
the Lord of the
Ring books
came out

42) Ronald
Reagan was 69 when he became
President of the
US

43) Jack Lalane
at age 70
handcuffed,
shackled, towed
70 rowboats

44) Nelson Mandela was 76 when he
became President”-
Pablo.

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