The world is full of people and things that influence us on a day to day basis. In fact, some of the most influential and interesting people in the world are fictional and have never walked the Earth. But even though they aren’t real, they’ve certainly helped shape our lives and change society over the years.
This list will feature 10 of these extremely influential fictional figures that have had major impacts on society as a whole.
Popeye is a cartoon fictional character that first came about in the year 1919 and was featured in news strip cartoon shows, and still remains in newspapers today. Popeye became a huge phenomenon who was best known for his extremely large and exaggerated arms, and even went on to have his own cartoon television show. Popeye had a huge impact on society, as it is believed he is the precursor to the modern day “superhero” and their looks. The fact he used spinach to achieve his power and size led to a huge rise in sales and popularity of the vegetable. He will without a doubt go down as one of the best cartoon characters of all time.