Swine Fever: Celebrating Chinese History’s Most Famous Pigs

The Year of the Pig is upon us. Ordinarily, calling somebody a pig would be both impolite and speciesist. But there have been many famous pigs in history including OJ Simpson, Tupac Shakur, Hillary Clinton, Amy Winehouse, Julian Assange, the Dalai Lama, Elton John, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Julie Andrews, Mark Wahlberg, Luciano Pavarotti, and Stephen King. Now that’s a guest list to start a party.

Chinese history has no shortage of famous pigs either, including these historical celebrities of swinish birth.