30 Famous Historical Figures When They Were Young

Our mental image of many famous historical figures is typically one of them late in life, only after they achieved widespread recognition for their deeds. To counter that, here are portraits of history’s notables when they were children or young men and women.

1. Winston Churchill

3. Emily Dickinson

Emily is on the far left.

5. Martin Luther King Jr.

9. Queen Victoria

11. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

12. J. R. R. Tolkien

Pictured on the left.

14. Charles Darwin

16. Margaret Mead

18. John Quincy Adams

21. Oscar Wilde

24. Pearl S. Buck

27. Jane Addams

28. Henry Ford

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