36 Vintage Photos of World Leaders When They Were Young

Barack Obama
Eighteen year old Princess Elizabeth of England during World War 2
John F. Kennedy at age 10, circa 1927.
Hugo Chavez
Kim Jong-il with his father, Kim Il-sung, and his mother, Kim Jong-suk in 1945.
Joseph Stalin as a young man, 1902.
Richard Nixon is shown as a member of the Whittier College football squad in Whittier, Calif., 1930s.
Putin as a young teenager, 1966.
A young Shinzo Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister (bottom left) pictured with his family in 1956.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) in 1972
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the early 1970s while doing military service.
Mugshot of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff in 1970 when she was part of the guerrilla movement that fought against the country’s military dictatorship.
Young Bill Clinton shacking hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. July 24, 1963.
George W. Bush in baseball garb at Yale University, ca. 1964-68.
Nelson Mandela in 1961.
Karol Wojtyla, before he was Pope John Paul II, has a shave in 1960.
Pope Francis as a young boy.
Portrait of Fidel Castro in New York in 1955, during an interview.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia at 19, in 1954.
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany.
Young Donald Trump In New York’s Military Academy
Bashar al-Assad: Assad is currently the 19th President of Syria.
Margaret Thatcher
The Dalai Lama
Mahatma Gandhi
Hillary Clinton
Martin Luther King Jr.
Ronald Reagan
Benito Mussolini, 1903
Aung San Suu Kyi, Ex-Leader of Myanmar, as a 6-year-old in 1951.
Adolf Hitler as a baby
Former US President Franklin D. Roosevelt with a bow and arrow, 1890.
Nicolae Ceausescu, the former head of Romania’s Communist Party, as a 16-year-old, in
Hosni Mubarak
Muammar Gaddafi
Winston Churchill

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