"There are many ‘famous’ people that attended a Montessori school in some stage of their life. While one can argue, that there are many successful people who were not exposed to Montessori education, interesting is that many of those who attended Montessori school praise it as one of the important success factors."
Famous People Educated at Montessori schools:
Larry Page and Sergey Brin – founders of Google
Jeff Bezos – founder of Amazon.com
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis – former first lady (John F. Kennedy)
Sean ‘P.Diddy’ Combs – singer
Prince William, Prince Harry, Prince
T. Berry Brazelton – pediatrician and author
Julia Child – author, chef, TV cooking shows
Elizabeth Berridge – actress
Kami Cotler – actress
Melissa and Sarah Gilbert – actors
Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Nobel Prize winner for Literature
Katherine Graham – ex-owner of the Washington Post
Anne Frank – author, diarist from World War II
Retrieved from http://www.dailymontessori.com/montessori-questions-answers/famous-montessori-educated-people/
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"Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war." - Dr. Montessori
Montessori spent her later years traveling the world and spreading the ideas of her scientific pedagogy; she was nominated for three Nobel Peace Prizes!
"Peace is what every human is craving for and it can be brought about by the humanity through the child." -Maria Montessori
"A unique type of child appears, a 'new child'; but really it is the child's true "personality" allowed to construct itself normally."