18 Of The World’s Most Powerful People Before Fame


World leaders aren’t just born, they’re raised. Obama, Putin, Hillary Clinton, and all the other powerful people that you’re familiar with weren’t always the way they are now. We don’t often think about what these figures were like in their youth; many might take you by surprise. Take a look at some of today’s most powerful people in the world long before they had any recognition.

George W. Bush

Former President George W. Bush holds his newborn twins, Jenna and Barbara, in 1981. Look at the beaming face of a proud new dad.

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