interesting 30 Things People Had Achieved by Age 30  

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List Rules People who accomplished extraordinary things between the ages of 20 and 29 years old. Upvote the most impressive accomplishments.

Most people have had many accomplishments by the age of 30. They've graduated college. They've started families. They've found a job. They normally don't break world records for flying across the Atlantic Ocean, found new religions, or invent the telephone. But some of them do! What should you accomplish before you turn 30? Maybe some of these talented folks, and the things they did in their twenties can inspire you!

Every once in a while, there comes along a passionate and focused individual who doesn't use their twenties to go to bars and party, instead opting to to do something that changes the world and affects the course of history forever. These notable people may have accomplished great things later in life as well, but they definitely got an early start.

Whether it be in the realm of sports, science, film, music, aviation, or adventure, these people have achieved amazing things between the ages of 20 and 29. Warning: This list may make you feel like a total underachiever, but hopefully it will inspire you to get out there and make a difference in the world, achieving your dreams!
Muhammad Ali is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 30 Things People Had Achieved by Age 30
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During the 1960s, Muhammad Ali seemed unstoppable, winning all of his bouts, mostly by knockouts. He knocked out Sonny Liston in 1964 to become the heavyweight champion of the world at the age of 22. Four years prior, he had won an Olympic gold medal.

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Age: 75

Nationality: United States of America

Credits: When We Were Kings, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee, A.k.a. Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story

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Yuri Gagarin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 30 Things People Had Achieved by Age 30
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Yuri Gagarin was a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut who, at the age of 27, became the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12,1961. Gagarin became an international celebrity, and was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, the nation's highest honor.

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Age: Died at 34 (1934-1968)

Nationality: Soviet Union

Cause Of Death: Aviation accident or incident

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Mary Shelley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 30 Things People Had Achieved by Age 30
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Not only did Mary Shelley elope at the age of 16, but the poet wrote her famed book Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus at the age of 21. The tale was spun on a dare at a dinner party she attended, but eventually became one of the most famous stories of all time.

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Age: Died at 54 (1797-1851)

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Cause Of Death: Brain tumor

Credits: Frankenstein franchise

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Charles Lindbergh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 30 Things People Had Achieved by Age 30
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On May 21, 1927, aviator Charles A. Lindbergh landed his plane, Spirit of St. Louis, near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean (he took off from New York). He was a United States Mail pilot at the time and won a $25,000 dollar prize for the achievement.

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Age: Died at 72 (1902-1974)

Nationality: United States of America

Cause Of Death: Lymphoma

Credits: Charles A. Lindbergh: Hero of the Air

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