The youngest Phd degree holder is a talented Iranian kid ( Syed Mohammed Hussain Tabatabai) http://www.ya-hussain.com/int_col1/others/qurankids/tabatabai.htm , at the age of 5 he emerged as the youngest hafiz-e-Quran and at the age of 7 years he got his Phd degree from the university of Coventry of UK in 1997.
michael kearney at the age of 8
Malala Yousafzai was the youngest person to receive a Nobel Peace Prize at age 17.
Sergeant Elijah Churchill, in the age of 26, is the youngest person to receive two purple hearts. = =
William "Willie" Johnston was the youngest person to receive a Medal of Honor
Yes he was the youngest man to win a medalYes he was the youngest man to win a medalSpingarn Medal from the NAACP in 1957 . He was the youngest to receive it at age 28.
The first black person to receive a PhD from Harvard was W. E. B. DuBois 1895.
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She was 28 and was the youngest person to receive a damehood.
Martin Luther King Jr.