Teaching might be one of the most demanding jobs on earth, but simultaneously, it’s one of the most rewarding ones. With Teachers’ Day round the corner, we decided to dedicate a piece to those who were once the part of this noble profession. Check out our list here:
1. J K Rowling
The author of the bestselling novel Harry Potter, which won countless awards and hearts, Joanne Rowling popularly known as J K Rowling started her career as a teacher. Before starting her career as a writer, she used to teach English as a foreign language in Portugal.
2. Manmohan Singh
Former Prime Minister and a great mind in financing Manmohan Singh was also a teacher. He taught at Punjab University after completing the degree in economics from Cambridge University.
3. Rabindranath Tagore
First non-European Nobel Prize winner in Literature Rabindranath Tagore was not only an author but a teacher as well. He initiated the idea of schools in India and used his all Nobel Prize money in this project. Visva-Bharati University is one of his institutions.
4. Sylvester Stallone
Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone, who is best known for his character in Rocky III, was a gym teacher during his college days in Switzerland, so as to support his education financially.
5. A P J Abdul Kalam
Former President and famous scientist A P J Abdul Kalam loved teaching children. After completing his tenure in 2007, he used to visit schools and contributed in nation building. Moreover, he became a visiting professor for several universities.
6. Alexander Graham Bell
The telephone pioneer Alexander Graham Bell once told that he used to teach a student named Mabel Hubbard, who later become his wife.