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1. John Lennon - Lennon needs no introduction, and it is fair to say that his round, metal-framed glasses live on as much as his music does. With his signature pensive look and long hair, his glasses provided a constant accessory – both as spectacles and tinted as sunglasses.
2. Gandhi - Gandhi’s glasses made headlines in winter of 2009 when they were purchased in an auction alongside his sandals, pocket watch, bowl, and plate, for £1.27 million. The thin, metal-rimmed glasses that hooked back behind the ears attracted the most attention of any of the items in the set, as Gandhi himself once said they gave him “the vision to free India.”