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12 Widely Influential Historical Figures Who Loved Fart & Dick Jokes

Updated 22 Oct 2019 19.7k views12 items

While potty humor is not the most respected form of comedy out there, it is one of the most enduring. Maybe a love of a good dirty joke is a sign of creativity because as it turns out, there are plenty of historical figures who were into indecent quips. Yes, influential artists, politicians, and public figures have relished in cheeky humor. Even Mozart got down with a questionable joke or two, but he's in good company. People from Joseph Stalin to Geoffrey Chaucer to Thomas More were fascinated by scatological humor and jokes.

This list of historical figures who enjoyed bawdy humor - and some who made successful careers out of it - won't necessarily be in any history textbook.

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