Who were the first celebrities in the world?
Get to know the VIPs from another age
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We tend to take celebrity for granted these days. Fame, it seems, is at our fingertips. Switch on the TV, scroll a smart device, read the papers, and you'd be forgiven for thinking that everyone is seeking the proverbial 15 minutes. But while it may look very different today, celebrity is nothing new. In fact, VIP personalities have been around since antiquity. The difference being is that most of these early celebrities made a significant impact on world history. So, who are these superstars from yesteryear?
Click through and admire the luminaries from another age.
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