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Old 10-05-2012, 09:27 PM   #31
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Default Re: Any vegetarians at InsideHoops?

List of famous historic people that were vegetarians:

Albert Einstein
Albert Schweitzer, musician, physician, Nobel Peace Prize winner
Andrew Jacobs Jr, US congressman
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Spock, author and pediatrician
Bob Marley, musician
Charles Darwin
George Bernard Shaw, writer and Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature
HG Wells, author
Henry David Thoreau, writer
Isaac Bashevis Singer, writer & Nobel Prize winner
Isaac Newton is rumoured to have been vegetarian, but this is based mostly on an ambiguous quote by his niece.
John Harvey Kellogg, physician and scientist
John Milton, writer
Leo Tolstoy, author
Leonardo da Vinci
Mahatma Gandhi, lawyer and social activist
Mark Twain, author
Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly, English novelist
Percey Bysshe Shelley, English poet
Sylvester Graham, inventor
Thomas Edison
Upton Sinclair, author
Vincent Van Gogh, painter
Voltaire, French writer William Blak
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