Other Famous Vegetarians in History

About some other famous vegetarians in history including philosophers, reader of the Jungle, Thomas Parr and others.


Other philosophers who were vegetarians--Aristotle, Epicurus, Diogenes, Cicero, Socrates, Plato, Seneca, Buddha.

Part-time vegetarians include--Alfred Lord Tennyson, Jean Jacques Rousseau.

Indian statesman Jawaharlal Nehru was converted to vegetarianism by Gandhi in 1920. Later, Nehru returned to a meat diet even though it "coarsened him."

Mary Pickford (American actress) read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and, from then on, never ate meat or fish.

Vegetarian Thomas Parr (Englishman buried in Westminster Abbey) lived to be 152 years old.

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