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  • Peter Drucker - Management Guru
  • Anne Frank - Author of the Diary of Anne Frank
  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin - Co-founders of Google
  • Jeffrey Bezos - Founder of
  • Julia Child - Chef and cookbook author
  • George Clooney - Actor
  • Jimmy Wales - Founder of Wikipedia
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Nobel Prize Winner (Literature)
  • Helen Hunt - Academy Award Winner
  • Katharine Graham - Owner/Editor of the Washington Post
  • Prince William And Prince Harry - English Royalty
  • T. Berry Brazelton - Noted Pediatrician
  • John and Joan Cusack - Actor and Actress
  • Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs - Rap mega-star
  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis - Editor, former first lady (John F. Kennedy)
  • David Blain - Magician
  • Dakota Fanning - Academy Award Nominated Actress
  • Will Wright - Creator of “The Sims” video game
  • Yo Yo Ma - United Nations Peace Ambassador, winner of 15 Grammy Awards, Presidential Medal of Freedom & National Medal of the Arts
  • Taylor Swift - Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter
  • Dr. Davi Sridhar - Youngest American Rhodes Scholar
  • Eric Cornell, PhD - Nobel Prize Winner
  • Beyonce Knowles - Singer, songwriter, actress, and fashion designer, 16-time Grammy award-winner


  • Alexander Graham Bell - Inventor, provided financial support directly to Dr. Montessori. Helped establish the first Montessori class in Canada and one of the first in the United States
  • Bruno Bettelheim - Psychologist/author, was married to a Montessori teacher
  • Erik Erikson - Anthropologist/author, had a Montessori teaching certificate
  • Jean Piaget - Swiss psychologist, made his first observations of children in a Montessori school.
  • Alice Waters - Restaurateur and writer, is a former Montessori teacher
  • Thomas Edison - Scientist and inventor, helped to found a Montessori school
  • Mister Rogers - Children's TV personality, strong supporter of the Montessori Method