Famous personalities who are difficult to find young
Very often, when it comes to well-known historical figures, from memory images float, known from school or imposed cinema. Typically, this is a mature man or even wise old men of life. This review presents the well-known person, which is difficult to learn at a young age.
In 1910, a young British actor Charlie Chaplin with the troupe Carnot arrived in the United States. After some time, he went to England, and returned to the United States is already permanently in five months. The young actor says film producer Mack Sennett and invite to his studio "Keystone". The first film with Chaplin was not a success, and the film director even wanted to forbid an actor to appear on. But, on the set of the other films Chaplin dressed and made-up very differently than it wanted to Sennett. There was the image of "Rolling Stone" with wide trousers, bowler hat and mustache. It was with him and began a triumphal procession of Charlie Chaplin to the top of the cinematic Olympus.
In 1900, the 26-year-old Winston Churchill, having finished his work as a war correspondent, is held in the Parliament from the Conservative Party. The first speech made by Churchill in Parliament, was devoted to the results of the Anglo-Boer War. Speech by the young politician has made a strong impression on all. In the 35 years he has held a high position of Minister of Internal Affairs.
Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
When Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was executed only 31 years, in 1865 he defended his thesis on "The combination of alcohol and water" in the St. Petersburg University. A considerable part of the job description of the study took vodka.
In 1847, the 19-year-old Leo Tolstoy left university to "study more", and returned to the nest Yasnaya Polyana. There's a lot of Tolstoy practiced law, music, English. In 1849, Tolstoy opened a school for the fortress, where he taught himself sometimes.
Charles Dickens was forced to work 13 years, t. To. His father was imprisoned for debt. The boy worked at the factory for six days a week. After his father received an inheritance, and was released from prison, his mother insisted that Charles went to work. For this son is very angry with her. A few years later, Dickens earned as a clerk in a law office, and then - free reporter. The first materials were a success with the public. It is literature Charles Dickens brought fame and good earnings.
The future winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Albert Einstein graduated from the institute, could not even find a job as a mathematics teacher. But at 22, he published his first scientific paper, and in 26 years has become known as the author of the controversial theory of relativity. A year later, Albert Einstein - PhD in Physics.
A young Hindu Mohandas Gandhi was able to get a law degree in London, which was rare for Hindus. Arriving in South Africa for 24 years and faced with racial inequality, he began to fight for the rights of Indians. Using non-violent resistance, Gandhi led India's people and was able to force the British government to grant independence to the colony.
The future naturalist and explorer Charles Darwin in school was considered mediocre student. At Cambridge, he studied biology, geology and theology, caught and collected beetles. Then there was a 5-year journey on the ship "Beagle" around the Earth. At age 33, Darwin published the first position of the main work of his life - "The Origin of Species ...", radically changed the outlook of people on the theory of evolution.