People don’t tend to think of leaders like Benjamin Franklin or Margaret Thatcher as poor or having been “disadvantaged,” but the opposite is true. These leaders, along with many others, came from very modest upbringings and worked their way to become some of the most influential people of their time.

This infographic, presented by, is about four of those leaders, their humble beginnings, and what they’ve accomplished.

Leaders From Humble Beginnings
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