Famous Homeschoolers

The lovely thing about browsing through very informative homeschooling websites is that you chance upon interesting facts such as this. Although we have been told time and again that there are a good number of homeschoolers who are actually known for their worthwhile contribution in our society, it is another thing to actually see those names in homeschooling websites, even in print. Gives me a sense of pride somehow for having chosen to homeschool our child.

Here are some of the Famous Homeschoolers:

Claude Monet
Grandma Moses
Leonardo da Vinci
Rembrandt Peale
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Michelle Kwan
Jason Taylor
Tim Tebow
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Agatha Christie
Alex Haley
Beatrix Potter
C.S. Lewis
Charles Dickens
George Bernard Shaw
Hans Christian Anderson
Louisa May Alcott
Margaret Atwood
Mark Twain
Phillis Wheatley
Pearl S. Buck
Robert Frost
Virginia Woolf

Andrew Carnegie
Colonel Harland Sanders
Dave Thomas
Joseph Pulitzer
Ray Kroc

Felix Mendelssohn
Irving Berlin
John Philip Sousa
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Alan Alda
Charlie Chaplin
Christina Aguilera
Dakota Fanning
Hillary Duff
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Justin Timberlake
LeAnne Rimes
Louis Armstrong
Whoopi Goldberg

Davy Crockett
George Rogers Clark

Alexander Graham Bell
Benjamin Franklin
Cyrus McCormick
Eli Whitney
Thomas Edison
Orville Wright
Wilbur Wright

Military Leaders
Douglas MacArthur
George Patton
John Paul Jones
Robert E. Lee
Stonewall Jackson
Matthew Perry

Ansel Adams

Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Jackson
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
George Washington
Grover Cleveland
James Garfield
James Madison
John Adams
John Quincy Adams
John Tyler
Theodore Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson
William Henry Harrison
Woodrow Wilson

Religious Leaders
Brigham Young
Dwight L. Moody
Joan of Arc
John & Charles Wesley
William Carey

Albert Einstein
Blaise Pascal
Booker T. Washington
George Washington Carver
Pierre Curie

Alexander Hamilton
Daniel Webster
Patrick Henry
William Jennings Bryan
William Penn
Winston Churchill

United States Supreme Court Judges
John Jay
John Marshall
John Rutledge
Sandra Day O’Connor

Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams
Clara Barton, started the red cross
Florence Nightingale, nurse
Martha Washington, wife of George Washington
Susan B. Anthony, women’s rights leader

Famous Homeschooling Parents
Lisa Whelchel
Kelley Preston and John Travolta
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith

I saw this list via the Successful Homeschooling website after having met again another well-meaning person who recommended www.oneadayvitamin.net has tried to talk me out of homeschooling. Affirmed to us all over again that we are totally right on track. 🙂

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