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30 photos of famous politicians taken before they climbed the political Olympus
30 photos of famous politicians taken before they climbed the political Olympus
Pictures of politicians before they came to power

All the people whose photographs were included in this review have reached the top in the political arena. For some, this was a cherished goal, while others did not even think about becoming politicians. But one way or another, today it is very interesting to see what famous people were like before they came to power.

1. Emmanuel Macron

In 2007, when this picture was taken, the young Marcon was working in the Ministry of Economy, and in 2017 the politician won the elections and became the President of France

2. Donald Trump (Donald Trump)

The 1976 photo shows a 30-year-old young businessman who, 40 years later, will be elected the 45th President of the United States

3. Winston Churchill

In 1895, 21-year-old Churchill was promoted to the rank of junior lieutenant and enlisted in Her Majesty's 4th Hussars, and at 34 he became Prime Minister of Great Britain

4. Barack Obama

Obama, 29, at the library of the Chicago Law Institute, where he later taught constitutional law, and at the age of 51, an African American took over as the 44th president of the United States

5. John F. Kennedy

20 years after this picture, taken in 1940, Kennedy became the 35th president of the United States, winning the election

6. Justin Trudeau

Pictured is Trudeau smiling on his wedding day in 2005, 10 years later he became the second youngest prime minister in Canadian history

7. Margaret Thatcher

The 1949 photo shows Thatcher, 24, with her husband, the woman became Prime Minister of Great Britain in 1979 and held office for 11 years!

8. Franklin D. Roosevelt

The photo was taken in 1913, when Roosevelt was 31 years old, and in 1933 he became the 32nd President of the United States

9. Ronald Reagan

In the 1956 photo, Reagan and his wife Nancy stand by their horses on a ranch in California, and 25 years later he won the election to become the 40th President of the United States

10. Bill Clinton

The picture shows a young Clinton with his wife Hillary in 1978, at the age of 47 he took the presidency, becoming the 42nd head of state of the United States

11. Theresa May

Pictured is Conservative May during her speech in 1999, and in July 2016 she was appointed Prime Minister of Great Britain

12. Angela Merkel

The picture was taken in the 1970s, when the young Merkel studied at the University of Leipzig, and since 2005 she has taken over as Federal Chancellor of Germany

13.Xi Jinping

In the picture, the future supreme leader of China is only 27 years old, Xi Jinping headed his country in 2013, becoming chairman of the PRC

14. David Cameron

In the 1990 photo, Cameron with his still-future wife Samantha Gwendoline Sheffield, in 2010 an active politician took over as Prime Minister of Great Britain

15. Malcolm Turnbull

Prior to his political career, Turnbull worked as a lawyer, journalist and banker, and only in 2015 became Prime Minister of Australia

16. Recep T. Erdogan

The politician speaks to voters, running for mayor of Istanbul in 1994, and since August 2014 he has already taken over as President of Turkey

17. Alexander Lukashenko

The photo was taken while Lukashenko was studying at the Mogilev Pedagogical Institute in about the 1970s, and the politician has been holding the post of President of the Republic of Belarus since 1994

18. Mark Rutte

This photo shows 39-year-old Rutte, who will be appointed as the new Prime Minister of the Netherlands 4 years later by Queen Beatrix

19. Vladimir Putin

Putin is dancing with a classmate in the 1970 photo, and since 2000, a statesman and political figure has been elected to the post of President of the Russian Federation

20. Alexis Tsipras

Already as a student, he began to lead an active and successful political life and in 2015, at the age of 41, received the post of Prime Minister of Greece

21.Silvio Berlusconi

In the 1950s, as a student, Berlusconi moonlighted as a photographer, salesman and even a singer, but at the age of 57 he became a famous politician and the first multibillionaire to take over as chairman of the Italian Council of Ministers

22. Fidel Castro

The picture was taken in 1957, and after 2 years Castro was already serving as Prime Minister of Cuba

23. Hugo Chavez

The picture was taken in 1992, when Chavez was arrested for attempting to overthrow the government, but after 6 years he wins the presidential elections in Venezuela

24. Ernesto Che Guevara

In a 1950 photograph, Che Guevara is captured by a medical student who, 9 years later, became the commander of the Cuban revolution

25. Elizabeth II

Pictured is Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Maria, 18, who served as a truck driver in the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Corps prior to her accession to the throne

26. Joe Biden

The 1964 photograph shows a 22-year-old student at the University of Delaware, who 45 years later became the 47th vice president of the United States

27. Nicolas Sarkozy

The photograph in which the 26-year-old Sarkozy communicates with the mayor of Paris, Jacques Chirac, was taken in 1981, and 26 years later the politician becomes the 23rd president of the French Republic

28. Mike Pence

In the picture taken in the 1980s, young Pence attends a sports event with his future wife Karen Batten, at the age of 58, serves as the 48th Vice President of the United States

29. Vitali Klitschko

Boxing athletes Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko long before the political career of their elder brother, who in 2014 took over as mayor of Kiev

30. Marine Le Pen

This 1985 picture shows 17-year-old Marin (right) at a demonstration organized in support of her father's National Front party, and 27 later she ran for the presidency of France

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