Europe: The 18th Century
A collection of articles: Note - these are not just lists of 'famous vegetarians' - they are people with a view on the subject, and the articles explain whether they put those veiws into practice.
Free Thoughts Upon the Brute-creation (link to archive.org) By John Hildrop, London, 1742 A Dissertation on the Duty of Mercy and Sin of Cruelty to Brute Animals (link to archive.org) By Humphrey Primatt, London 1776 Schiller's "The song of the bell"; and other poems (link to archive.org) Trans. Thomas C. Zimmerman, pub. Pennsylvania, 1896 - see Der Alpenjäger (The Hunter of the Alps) in both German and English,
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