Most Inspiring Disabled People In History
The Top Ten
1 Stephen Hawking
Stephen William Hawking is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
Stephen Hawking is a smart and intelligent man. He is a real genius. He is sadly paralysed by the terrible Amyotrophic Lateral Scelerosis - a motor neurone disease. Despite his disability, he continues his research as a great scientist. He never talks about his pains. Keep going! dear Mr. Stephen Hawking
Prof. Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Scelerosis) when he was just 21! Though this horrible disease has paralysed him over 5 decades he never lost hope or complained about his miseries. He is still going well with his research as a brilliant scientist. Keep it up! A true genius! Hats off to you! Dearest Mr. Stephen W Hawking.
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2 Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events during ...read more.
3 Helen Keller
4 Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig was definitely disabled for a VERY short amount of time compared to everyone else here, but I think there's not doubt that he was a very inspiring and optimistic man. - higgsboson2142
5 Chris Burke
6 Ludwig Van Beethoven
7 Sarah Bernhardt
8 Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954), born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was a Mexican painter known for her self-portraits.
9 Christopher Reeve
10 Frida Kahlo Christopher Reeve
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11 Tanni Grey-Thompson
12 Ray Charles
Raymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.
13 Albert Einstein
14 Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.
15 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
16 Jim Abbott
A professional major league baseball pitcher with only one hand is pretty amazing!
17 Temple Grandin
18 Tony Iommi
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as lead guitarist and founding member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, he has been the band's sole continual member and primary composer. At age 17, he accidentally lost the fingertips of his middle ...read more.
19 Jose Feliciano
José Montserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José Feliciano, is a Puerto Rican virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer.
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