20 Uneducated Dropouts Who Changed Human History

Education is a great thing. It provides you with unique experiences and arms you with thr knowledge necessary to go out into the world and do great things. Having said that, anyone who tells you only those with a formal education will find success should be kicked right in pants.

We aren't advocating that people not go to school, but it is possible to be crazy successful without having had any formal learning. To help illustrate this, we asked our readers to look comb through history's most prominent individuals and bring us the ones that skipped that whole learning phase to become successful. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, MJPatrick. You win money.

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