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Surprising Photos Of Young World Leaders Before They Became Big

We’ve covered the young presidents of USA already, but let’s broaden the scope now and take a rare glimpse at the leaders from around the world before they became the almighty God-like figures.

It’s utterly strange to see these people, who shaped the world we live in now, as simple teenagers with all the innocence in the world and, in most cases, cluelessness about what the future is holding for them.

Joseph Stalin As A Young Man, 1902

Young Bill Clinton Shaking Hands With President John F. Kennedy In The Rose Garden Of The White House. July 24, 1963

Eighteen-year-old Princess Elizabeth Of England During Her Time In The Auxiliary Territorial Service During WWII Where She Drove And Repaired Heavy Vehicles, 1945

Vladimir Putin As A Young Teenager, 1966

Young Barack Obama Smoking A Joint

John F. Kennedy At Age 10, Hair Slicked Back, 1927

Richard Nixon Is Shown As A Member Of The Whittier College Football Squad In Whittier, CA, 1930s

Young Donald Trump In New York’s Military Academy

Angela Merkel Prepares A Meal On A Campfire While Camping With Friends In Himmelpfort, German Democratic Republic In July 1973

Young Nelson Mandela In 1961

Young Adolf Hitler

George W. Bush In Baseball Garb At Yale University, Ca, 1964-68

Kim Jong-il With His Father, Kim Il-sung, And His Mother, Kim Jong-suk In 1945

Young 14th Dalai Lama

Pope John Paul II Shaving

Pope Francis As A Young Boy

Young Margaret Thatcher Aka ‘The Iron Lady’, The Former Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom

Portrait Of Fidel Castro In New York In 1955, During An Interview

Thin Hugo Chavez In Military Academy

Bashar al-Assad As A Kid, Now The President Of Syria