The man who lives atop a pillar, and other hermits across history

From solitary monks to reclusive artists

Stars Insider

15/09/22 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Solitude

Many historical figures have lived reclusive lives. In fact, some would isolate themselves for long periods of time, either to work or simply to withdraw from the world and recharge. Though this is not quite what this gallery is about. Here, we look back at individuals who chose to live like hermits, who isolated themselves from society and embraced solitude.

Intrigued? Then browse through and learn some fascinating facts about the lives of some of history's most famous hermits.

Campo obrigatório

Don’t miss out...


on the latest TV shows, movies, music, and exclusive content from the entertainment industry!

I accept terms & conditions and privacy policy.
I want to receive Exclusive Offers from partners (advertising)

You can easily unsubscribe at any time
Thank you for subscribing