11 People Who Were Absolutely Right, But Their Advice Was Ignored

Throughout the course of history, wise people have come up with certain suggestions or advice for the betterment of mankind. While paying heed to these suggestions have averted catastrophes, failing to act in accordance with their advice have also cost us dearly. Here is a list of 11 people whose suggestions were ignored, only to find out later that they were absolutely right.

1. Roger Boisjoly

Roger Boisjoly
Gender: Male
Birthday: 25 April 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died On: 06 January 2012
Famous As: Mechanical Engineer

Roger Boisjoly wrote a memo about the limitations of the O-rings used in the Challenger space shuttle assembly. Though he managed to convince to set up an investigating committee to look into his concerns, it had no power, funding, and backing. Realizing it, he further raised his fears but fell into deaf ears. The blatant ignorance by the authorities caused the explosion of the shuttle, killing all its seven crew.

2. The Crew of Mesaba

The Crew of Mesaba
Gender: Male
Famous As: Ship Crew
The radio crew of the steamship Mesaba informed RMS Titanic's senior wireless operator about the ice fields and iceberg in its path. Sadly, the message was not taken seriously.

3. Georg Sieber

Georg Sieber
Gender: Male
Birthday: 03 April 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Famous As: Psychologist
Of the 26 predictions made by the German police psychoanalyst, Georg Sieber, 21st was the terror plot by Palestine terrorists to attack Israeli camp at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
Gender: Male
Birthday: 22 February 1732
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died On: 14 December 1799
Famous As: 1st President of the United States (1789 - 1797)

George Washington remained nonpartisan throughout his political career. He feared that by creating political parties, over time, the party's objectives would take precedence over that of the nation's people. In his farewell address, he also appealed to his audience regarding his concern.

5. Charles Colchester

Charles Colchester
Gender: Male
Famous As: Clairvoyants

The British clairvoyant Charles Colchester warned Abraham Lincoln about the possible attempt on his life. However, later it came to light that he was a close acquaintance of John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of Lincoln.