Tuesday, 29 November 2011

10 World Leaders Who Dropped Out Of School

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Often, and usually with good reason, educational achievements and a successful career go hand in hand. Common sense tells us that solid, untroubled schooling is the best means of carving out a place for oneself in life. This may well be the goal of the education system, but it is by no means the rule for those who pass through it.

For some, their time at school did not constitute the 'happiest days of their lives.' Indeed, a number of major historical figures managed to attain wealth, power and influence in spite, rather than because, of their schooling. Here are 10 world leaders who dropped out of school.

(thanks Ritu)

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