For eons, a man’s physical stature has symbolised his significance. In ancient history, well-fed, big men were perceived as both powerful and wealthy. The past is pockmarked with plagues, famine and pestilence, thus it was the well-fed who could withstand difficult times.
Throughout history the elite always ate very well, and accordingly their societes saw them as both healthy and large and in charge.
At this unparalleled time in human history, whilst the Coronavirus requires us to be a bit more reflective, let’s take a look at some famous big men of history and uncover what helped them stand apart from the crowd.