The famous cigar lovers always sought to have the chance to taste the habanos, those iconic cigars based on legend, tradition and a strong cultural heritage in their preparation.
Lofty minds resolved their loneliness or meditation moments with a cuban cigar.
Historical portraits give a good example of this, where politicians, artists, military men, merchants or even athletes show themselves very relaxed enjoying a cigar and, in particular, a Cuban cigar.
The tobacco smoke accompanies many celebrities in their most intimate moments, in their meditations and even in their successes, as some declared in a timely manner that the cigars helped to solve puzzles and problems, or simply to create.
We have many cases left for posterity, from Samuel Clemens, the great Mark Twain of American literature, to the most emblematic of all, Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister.
Churchill, who visited Cuba on one occasion, even said that he always carried part of the island on his lips.
Sigmund Freud, the controversial psychoanalyst, still seriously ill never abandoned the cigars, understand, in his best moments, a Cuban puro.
Lord Byron, Victor Hugo or Charles Baudelaire followed in his footsteps at the time of smoking, along with more modern frenchs celebrities who we have seen smoking in La Casa del Habano de Partagás as the actor Gerard Depardieu.
The legendary Ernesto Che Guevara, was seen or portrayed with a cigar in his lips, usually already worn to the brim, but inseparable companion of his actions.
And what about Henry James, Charles Dickens and Honore de Balzac, or the symbolic George Sand, highlighting the freedom of women. But let’s continue with painters like Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edouard Monet or Pablo Picasso.
This gallery is full of musicians with Frannz Liszt, George Bizet and Maurice Ravel or the scientists Albert Einstein and Thomas Alva Edison.
The politicians are very many from the Americans John Quincy Adams or John F. Kennedy, who ordered his assistant to collect all possible cigars before issuing his law to ban them in the United States (1961), until Bill Clinton.
Wholesale fumes emanated and emanated from the cinema with Charles Chaplin, Groucho Marx, Jean Poul Belmondo, or Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was almost clandestinely in Cuba several years ago to smoke real cigars.
And if we look, then Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert DeNiro, Robert Duval, Pierce Brosnan, the previous 007, and even women like Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg.
But without pairing was the visit of Jack Nicholson to Cuba, who every afternoon of his four days of stay in Havana, he spent in La Casa del Habano de Partagás smoking his favorite Cuban cigars.
The list is huge, good and bad, pirates and vigilantes, people of the seven seas, ancient and modern, all united by the grace of a gallery of celebrities, blessed by tobacco, especially the Cuban, the most famous cigar in the world.