History Quiz / Teenage Phenoms

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Can you name famous people who had impressed in their fields while still teenagers?

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This French heroine played a vital role in the Hundred Years' War while a teenager, and later was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint.
 
This NBA superstar appeared on the covers of Slam and Sports Illustrated while in high school and earned $90M from Nike before turning pro.
 
This composer was employed as a royal court musician at the age of 17, having already impressed by writing many classical pieces.
 
This tennis star became the youngest ever French Open champion at the age of 16, and won eight Grand Slam singles titles as a teenager.
 
This American programmer and entrepreneur launched his famous Internet platform at the age of 19, ultimately earning about $71.5 billion.
 
This brave Jewish girl achieved fame posthumously when her diary documenting life under Nazi occupation was published in 1947.
 
This American sharpshooter won a shooting match at 15, and became an international star performing before royalty and heads of state.
 
This Romanian gymnast was the first to achieve a 'perfect 10', at the age of 14, and won five Olympic golds as a teenager.
 
This Academy Award winning Israeli-American actress first impressed while 13 years old, starring in 'Léon: The Professional' with Jean Reno.
 
This Ancient Greek leader founded a city by the age of 16, and would later build one of the largest empires of the ancient world.
 
This French educator invented a viable system of reading and writing for the blind or visually impaired when he was 15 years old.
 
This Pakistani female education and rights activist is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate, receiving the prize when she was just 17.
 
This American chess player won the national title at the age of 14, and was the youngest grandmaster only a year later.
 
This American actress played key roles in highly successful movies such as 'Interview with a Vampire' and 'Jumanji' before turning 20.
 
This Korean-born New Zealand golfer became no. 1 at 17, and was named as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.
 
This Canadian singer signed a recording contract at 16 and her 1st album soon made her the youngest female soloist to hit no. 1 in the UK.
 

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