Most Inspiring Children

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There are many influential and inspiring figures that many people tend to look up to in History, but what if some of these people who managed to contribute change, aspiration and even revolution to the world happened to be people younger than 18? There is irrefutable proof that kids are just as capable as adults in captivating the hearts and minds of many.

Which child do you think has managed to enlighten or helped the world in your viewpoint?

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Peter Wang

While he may not be with us, the memories of his heroism will. Wang risked his life to hold the door for classmates escaping from the shooter. His sacrifice was tragic, but his sacrifice made him a true JROTC cadet and hero. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

22 Polly Klaas Polly Klaas
23 Amber Hagerman Amber Hagerman

The "Amber Alert" is named for her.

24 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.

Without a doubt, the greatest child musician of all time.

25 Craig Kielburger Craig Kielburger

I have Craig Kielburger on "The top 10 Celebrities from Thornhill Ontario," too, but, his photo did not come up. Is there anyway to connect the 2 lists? - clusium

26 George Harrison George Harrison George Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

At the age of 14, joined a skiffle group called The Quarrymen with his older pals John Lennon and Paul McCartney. They were really, really bad, but they worked really hard and got better. After a few years, the group changed its name to The Beatles.

27 Corey Haim Corey Haim Corey Haim was born on December 23 1971, in Toronto Ontario. He grew up in the Toronto suburbs of Thornhill and Willowdale, and attended such schools as Pineway Public School, Baythorn Public School, German Mills Public School, and Zion Heights Junior High School. ...read more.
28 Emanuel Jaques Emanuel Jaques
29 Gordon Korman Gordon Korman

Published his very first children's novel, at around the age of 12 - 14 years old, while still in elementary school. - clusium

30 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Broke Michael Jackson's record as youngest artist in US chart history with a Platinum album. Had her own 1-hour solo T.V. special three times, had three Top 10 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, and had seven consecutive albums hit #1 on the Billboard Classical Chart.

31 Michael Brown

Was 18-years old when he became famous, not really eligible for this list, but is perhaps the most UN-inspiring person you could imagine. After robbing a store, he very justifiably got shot for attacking a police officer, then ignorant people decided it would be a good thing to start a riot over the incident.

Completely agree with you here, & meanwhile I get called out as a troll by the staff here, for adding a person who was wrongfully convicted of a crime, back when he was a kid! Yet, this guy here, gets to stay on! ;-0 - clusium

32 Shawn Johnson

Member of World Champion team in gymanastics at age 15 in 2007, then silver medalist at Olympic games of 2008 at age 16.

33 Aled Jones
34 Adam Danyal

Just 14, but started his own company that now sells over $2,000,000 worth of products on Amazon, etc.

35 Mackenzie Ziegler Mackenzie Ziegler Mackenzie Ziegler is an American dancer, singer, actress and model. She is the younger sister of dancer and actress Maddie Ziegler and is best known for appearing for six years on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms.
36 Helen Keller

Helen Keller is a blind and deaf child but she became successful because of her
Teacher Anne Sullivan. She is a successful author, but died when she was 87 "she died peacefully" Anne Sulliavan had said

37 Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius was born in Oklahoma . Jacob is a singer known for his top 90 hit Sweatshirt, which amassed over a million YouTube dislikes in less than a year, and other singles ABC remix and musical .ly clips. Jacob Sarorius has a YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and other Social Media.

This kid deserves a Grammy - ManuelePepe

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