L arry Page & Sergey Brin 
(Founders of Google) 
"We both went to Montessori school, and I think it was part of that training of not following rules and orders, being self-motivated, questioning what’s going on in the world, and doing things a little bit different that contributed to our success."
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Jeff Bezos
(Founder of Amazon.com)

Attended Montessori school until Grade 3
Gabriel Garcia Marquez 
(Nobel Prize winner for Literature)“I do not believe there is a method better than Montessori for making children sensitive to the beauties of the world and awakening their curiosity regarding the secrets of life.”

Will Wright 
(Maker of SimCity)"Montessori taught me the joy of discovery."

Friedensreich Hundertwasser 
(Austrian painter and printmaker) Attended a Montessori school in 1936. The experience influenced his work.

Alice Waters 
(Chef,restaurateur, activist, and author)“I was 22 years old when I first trained to be a Montessori teacher, and Maria Montessori’s philosophy has remained vital to me all my life."

Erik Erikson 
(Developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychosocial development of human beings)Had a certificate in Montessori Education,and became a Montessori instructor.

Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She started preschool at age 5 at the Alvernia Montessori School in Reading, Pennsylvania. It was apparently around this time that she began writing simple songs and showing an interest in music. Her grandmother was an opera singer and she was named after singer James Taylor, so it's no surprise she followed a musical career.

Jimmy Wales 
(Wikipedia) Educated in his private school influenced by Montessori philosophy.

Katherine Graham 
(owner/editor of the Washington Post)"The Montessori Method-learning by doing-once again became my stock in trade..."

Sean "P. Diddy" Combs
(Rapper and CEO of Bad Boy Records)Attend Mount Vernon Montessori School during his childhood, "I feel like I was nurtured into wanting to be somebody special,"

Julia Child
Chef and authorAttended Montessori school and credits that education for her love of working with her hands.

Ann Frank 
World War II Child DiaristAttended a Montessori school while living inAmsterdam.

George Clooney
Helen Hunt
Beyonce
Dakota Fanning
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
David Blaine
Peter Drucker

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