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Famous personalities or popular people that are vegetarians

Updated on April 14, 2013
By Jon Sullivan ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
By Jon Sullivan ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

If you are a vegetarian don’t worry since you are in good company. There are a lot of brilliant minds, artists and leaders that have taken the road to a healthy lifestyle by being a vegetarian. Yes you heard it right there are famous people that are vegetarians and they are not just ordinary people for they have innate skills and intelligence that’s makes them famous until now.

Some of those who are in the list of vegetarians include Leonardo da Vinci (renowned scholar, scientist and inventor during the 15th century), Albert Einstein (atomic physicist who formulated the Theory of Relativity and the most famous scientist of all-time, Mahatma Gandhi (who aided India to its independence), Martin Luther (leader of the Protestant Reformation), Isaac Newton (the father of Physics), Albert Schweitzer (theologian and missionary to Africa) and John Wesley (the chief founder of Methodism).

The list doesn’t end there though since there are still Henry Ward Beecher (American clergyman in the 19th century), Nicolo Paganini (Italian violinist and composer), Francois Voltaire (one of the greatest literary and philosophical personalities of the French Enlightenment, William Blake (visionary English poet and painter), Horace Greeley (famous American newspaper editor and founder of the New York Times), John Milton (English poet), John Ruskin (English writer and social reformist), George Bernard Shaw (essayist), Henry David Thoreau (writer and naturalist), Percy B. Shelley (English poet), Leo Tolstoy (Russian novelist) and Richard Wagner (German opera composer).

If you are a vegetarian and you think you are alone, well you are not!

Thanks a lot for the read and have a nice day.

My first article in the April 2013 HubChallenge.


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