|Behold: Pythagoras. Vegetarian and|
father of a^2+b^2=c^2
1460s-1470s: Leonardo da Vinci becomes a vegetarian. As one of the most important people of the Renaissance, he impacted many people, not only in Florence and throughout the Italian states and France, but throughout Europe and the world.
1922-1924: In 1922, the state of Gujarat becomes the first political entity in the modern world to declare itself vegetarian. Then, in 1924, Tamil Nadu becomes the second political entity in the modern world to declare itself vegetarian.
2007: On June 27th, Taiwan officially becomes the third country (after Sundarapore and India) in modern times to declare a ban on meat. The three recent national bans start to send warning signals throughout the non-veg population, especially in those countries with a vegetarian majority.
2009: Former Beatle Paul McCartney, Chris Martin and Sheryl Crow launch campaign to reduce meat consumption to tackle climate change.
2012: University of Washington Seattle eliminates all meat products from the dining facilities in both the 8 and Terry Hall's Eleven 01 Cafe.
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