Top 10 Child Prodigies of All Time

Kevinsidis

The Top Ten

1 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.

He is one of the greatest composers and music prodigies of all time he has exceptional prodigical abilities at a very young age even he taught his father to play the piano with perfect note.It is a Colossus honor that he is one of the most greatest classical composers of all time it's a very great honor beyond him of his accomplishments and his music and career. - Kevinsidis

He was incredible! - LeiaSkywalker

2 William James Sidis

He is one of the most gifted prodigies of all time that he has very exceptional prodigical abilities at a very young age.at age 5 he has full knowledge of the press he learns how to operate a keyboard and he entered at Harvard university at age 11 and somewhere at that age or 12 he presented his fourth dimensional bodies theory in front of the University student and staff audiences.plus read more about him - Kevinsidis

Now this is a damn impressive one :). - CrimsonShark

3 Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.

Its even more surprising that he hated school. Somewhat understandable, considering you don't get to learn what you really want for the most part. - CrimsonShark

One of the greatest minds of physics even he has work with Nies Bohr Erwin schrodinger,paul M. Dirac,and Louis de Broglie his theories and equations are very easy to grasp that imagination has make me grasp into the infinite zone and yes I could see his orb his meaning of physics and the world and environment around him It's quite devastating that death has take him away while completing the theory that will shone upon people's eyes with a much brighter light. - Kevinsidis

He was a good student [never failed math], with an excellent talent for physics when young, but was far from a child prodigy. Was not really recognized for his knowledge until his late 20's, and did not truly contribute to the world's knowledge until his early 30's.

4 Jacob Barnett

Excuse me this is the creator of this list this item is very old so ignore this item I have a very illusional mindset back then of me being "cured" from autism but months later after this list or weeks I admit that I'm an aspie so please visitors ignore that comment...

Please ignore last comment this person does not understand what autism is

He's being cured from autism and so as I he was cured at age 3 I was cured at age 8. - Kevinsidis

There is no definite “cure” for autism, only therapy and antipsychotics, which will reduce symptoms. I guess if you reduce symptoms enough you could call it cured, but it depends on the person. The person who wrote that the were cured from autism probably just made a mistake or something.

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5 Elton John Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

He has play the piano and when he heard the song on the radio he would play his piano of what song he's playing at every perfect pace and rhythm when he is just a toddler and he begins taking piano lessons at age 7 and he has reached to stardom at the 70s he is the greatest legends of the 20th century that I know - Kevinsidis

This guy is a god at piano - NightmareCinema

I don't think he is a god Franz Liszt wrote one of the most complex classical pieces in history which it is hard to perform or even master it only the gifted could master It! I would say Elton John is an exceptional man with great piano talent which he was accepted in the royal academy of music at age 11 measuring of how gifted he is! - Kevinsidis

6 Norbert Wiener

He was a true friend with William James Sidis. That makes me very glad that they are two binding forces that are prodigies it makes me feel more hopeful that somebody was smart and more open minded as me. - Kevinsidis

7 Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

A blind singer who is fully capable of creating and writing music! My god it's very astonishing and astounding that he has overcome his blindness on his whole music career I could see that he is a very unique man with extraordinary abilities vested in his soul to make us see he is powerful and worthy in music. - Kevinsidis

8 Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) also known as Pablo Picasso, was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. ...read more.

An spanish artist well if you don't like his art then it's ok be who you are I'm not here to judge.The co creator of cubism and the son of the painter.He was a poor student but he has one prodigical ability to draw at a very young age and his father teach him to draw at age 13 and he passed an entrance exam at age 14 he is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. - Kevinsidis

9 Judit Polgar
10 John Von Neumann John Von Neumann John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, computer scientist, and polymath.

The Contenders

11 Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system, X rays, Radio, Remote Control, Laser, and Electric motors. Tesla developed and used ...read more.
12 Tiger Woods Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time.

Whoever put tiger woods on the list thank you I forgot that he was a golf prodigy he became one when he is just a toddler,and he was a stutterer when he was a adolescent - Kevinsidis

13 Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

Who just put 6 people on my list?!
Except for Grace vanderhall - Kevinsidis

14 Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese Martin Charles Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian, whose career spans more than 53 years. He is best known for directing films such as Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, The Last Waltz, Raging Bull, The King of Comedy, After Hours, The Last Temptation of Christ, ...read more.
15 Robert De Niro Robert De Niro Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. is an American actor, producer, and director. De Niro was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Definitely NOT a child prodigy, he was a high school dropout, then started getting small bit parts in movies at age 20, but did not get his first major film role until age 30.

Yes whoever the hell just put 6 people on my list and I accepted Grace vanderhall and Tiger woods of whoever just put there - Kevinsidis

16 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

Hendrix was great, probably the best guitarist ever, but was not a child prodigy.

Exactly whoever just put this world famous guitarist on the list. - Kevinsidis

17 Grace VanderWaal Grace VanderWaal
18 Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
19 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
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