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Historical Figures Who Were Accomplishing Feats Of Greatness A Lot Younger Than You Thought

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Vote up the historical figures whose youthful successes are most surprising.

Some of history's most notable individuals were high achievers at a surprisingly young age. Many of the men and women on this list - ranging from emperors to film stars and chess players - began their careers as children; others boasted significant accomplishments in young adulthood. All of them did something noteworthy before the age of 25.

Want to feel old? Read on to find out just how young some of history's biggest talents were when they started to accomplish great things.

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