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The Top 100 Cigar Smokers of the Twentieth Century

From the Print Edition:
Vince McMahon, Nov/Dec 99

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77 NAT SHERMAN The world beat a path to Nat Sherman, a New York institution. The cigar emporium impresario entertained politicians, diplomats and actors alike, while smoking a culebra in the store's mezzanine.  

78 PAUL VOLCKER When you're chairman of the Fed, the economic world hangs on your every word. What could be better than that? Smoking cigars in front of Congress.  

79 ARTHUR SCHLESINGER JR. As an adviser to John F. Kennedy, Schlesinger played a part in instituting the embargo on Cuba, but that doesn't keep the historian from enjoying Habanos.  

80 PIERCE BROSNAN During the filming of 1997's James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, Brosnan, the fin de siècle 007, unwound with cigars at Monty's, the posh London cigar club.  

81 WAYNE GRETZKY The hockey great prefers a mild smoke such as a Macanudo or an Ashton 898. He and his wife, actress Janet Jones, are frequent guests at gala cigar events.  

82 PAUL ANKA The 1950s teen idol and composer of "My Way" likes his cigars one way, and that's Cuban. Cohibas are his favorite.  

83 ANDRE AGASSI When he's not blowing smoke past his opponents on the court, the tennis ace, who won his second U.S. Open title in September, is stalking premium smokes in his hometown of Las Vegas.  

84 JOE PANTOLIANO Actor and co-founder of the Grand Havana Room in Los Angeles, "Joey Pants" enjoys a broad spectrum of smokes, from Fuentes to Cubans.  

85 ERNEST HEMINGWAY While Hemingway was not an avid cigar buff, no less an authority than tobacconist Zino Davidoff once declared him "a devoted smoker of Havana cigars."  

86 ARTHUR GOLDBERG A familiar face at Cigar Aficionado's annual gala dinners, the Park Place Entertainment CEO has led his company to the top of the gaming industry.  


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