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12 Famous People Who Made History While Being Totally Hammered

There have been a lot of famous drunks throughout history, but who were the biggest drunks in history? The legendary, world-famous alcoholics that took things to another level? It’s not just about the quantity of booze they imbibed, either - the most famous drunks from history were famous because of what drinking (allegedly) allowed them to do, or what they did despite being slightly buzzed - or totally hammered - most of their waking hours.

Famous drunks have won wars, ruled nations, written masterpieces, and yeah, they’ve also totally embarrassed themselves and everyone that loves them. These people aren’t necessarily worth emulating, true, but there are some lessons to be learned here. Read on to learn about some of the most famous drunks from throughout history.