Famous scientists and inventors who dropped out of school

Published On 15 May, 2013 | By Ja'e | Inspiration, Technology
Famous scientists and inventors who changed the world without formal education.

People Who Changed the World – Without Formal Education

Famous scientists and inventors who dropped out of school changed the way we understand and perceive reality. They proved that imagination, hard work, and trusting your hunches are more important than formal education. Their inventions gave recreation and work to millions of people around the world.

This uber cool infographic created by the people from Tech-FAQ takes a look at some world-famous dropouts who have contributed to the development of modern technologies.

From the oldies that you learn about at school such as Thomas Edison – one of the most prolific inventors who created the light bulb and the Wright Brothers – who are known as the’ Fathers of Flight’; to the innovators of today such as Microsoft’s Bill Gates and of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg!

These and others who did not have formal education are all featured below. If the infographic is too long for you to read watch this cool video version underneath it!


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