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Van Gogh
  One of the most famous Dutch painters ever: Vincent van Gogh.
Please do not forget to visit the Van Gogh Gallery.
  Ivana Trump was born as Ivana Zelnicek in former communist Czechoslovakia, where smoking once was a normal habit.
Riudavets Moll
  Pity that I haven't found a smoking picture of 'Abuelo del Mundo' (Grandfather of the World) Joan Riudavets Moll. However, a picture of a man with three pies has almost the same level of political incorrectness these days!
The world's oldest man died March 5th, 2004, at home in Es Migjorn Gran on the Spanish Balearic island of Menorca, at the age of 114.
He was born in December 1889. The Eiffel Tower for instance, was completed in the same year!
He attributed his long life to doing everything in moderation, including smoking "but not too much". He used to sleep a lot, but also enjoyed playing football and loved playing the guitar.
  German supermodel Claudia Schiffer.
  A composition image of Sir Alfred Hitchcock that was inspired by one of his most famous movies: 'The Birds'.
  Maurice Ravel, the famous French composer, enjoying his cigarette.
His 'Boléro' is possibly his best known composition since it was used in the movie '10' with Bo Derek and Dudley Moore.
  Is he an actor? Is he a bodybuilder? Sure! But also California's new governor: 'Austrian Oak' Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Warning: Smoking might make you a successful all-rounder!
  Will talkshow host of British origin, Jerry Springer, be the next cigar smoking European to become a governor of a US state? He says he will try to become Ohio's new governor in 2006.
I don't know anything about his political skills, but to me it's clear that this man deserves something better than a raunchy 'Jerry Springer Show' that always has to end up in some crazy fight.
Monet (by Renoir)
  One famous French painter paints the other! This work was painted circa 1872 by Auguste Renoir, and is titled: "Claude Monet Reading".
Unknown fireman
  Even though his name is unknown, this man is a famous smoker too! He possibly saved many lives, risking his own.
By the way: Funny that the EPA (Enverionmental Protection Agency) stated that the smoke, coming out of the Twin Towers was not toxic. So, the only toxic came from his cigarette? Shame!!!
Pablo Picasso
  Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), the most famous painter of the 20th century.
  Pity that he got into drugs, while the world has known him as a cigar smoker: Argentinian Diego Maradona, one of the best soccer players ever!
Mondriaan (Mondrian)
  Dutch painter Piet Mondriaan (1872 - 1944) started his career as a teacher, but painting was his true passion.
He got most famous for the geometric works he made in his New York years, such as his final (and unfinished) 'Victory Boogie Woogie'.

Note: Mondriaan, usually known as Mondrian, was born in the picturesque centre of my home-town Amersfoort. This fact makes him an extra special famous smoker to me!
  Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli (1940) made dresses for stars such as Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears.
  Ernesto "Che" Guevara, AKA "El Comandante" (1928 -1967).
"¡Hasta la victoria siempre!" ("Forever until victory!")
Van Wissen
  Jaap van Wissen, leader of the Dutch water management team that helped pumping in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina rushed by in September 2005.
  Starsky & Hutch, The Love Boat, Dynasty and many, many more...
The world's most succesful TV producer ever: Aaron Spelling (1923 - 2006).
  British supermodel Kate Moss (1974) has appeared on more than 300 magazine covers worldwide!
  From Russia with Love... Anna Kournikova (1981), one of the hottest female tennis players ever!
  Alfred (Freddy) Heineken (1923 - 2002), former president of the Heineken brewing company, was normally seen with a cigarette. Of course he knew that a beer and a smoke go together very well!
  One of the most important and influential composers of 20th century music: Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (1882 - 1971).

  Sir Ridley Scott (1937), the man who directed many excellent movies such as Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, Conquest of Paradise and Gladiator.

Fictional personages
Lucky Luke
  'Poor, lonesome cowboy' Lucky Luke. His Belgian creator, Maurice de Bevere (Morris), let him quit smoking in 1983. On this subject he said: "The reason why I took away Luke's cigarette, is the fact that children usually have a tendency to imitate the heroes whose adventures they read."
This sounds good, but why didn't he take away his pistol as well?
Warning: Fire arms are more deadly than tobacco!
  The statue of Sherlock Holmes in Edinburgh, Scotland, the birthplace of his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
How long will it take before his pipe will be knocked out of his hand?
  Popeye the Sailorman without his pipe? That's like a ship without a wheel!
  Captain Haddock from the famous series 'Tintin', drawn and written by the Belgian writer-artist Georges Remi a.k.a. Hergé.
Santa Claus
  Father Christmas, AKA Santa Claus, visits us each year and brings us Luckies!
Pippi Longstocking

  Pippi Longstocking with her father as well as her father's pipe!

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