President, hunter, sportsman, and war hero Teddy Roosevelt was about the most manly man ever, therefore it’s not at all surprising that T.R. had the Roosevelt family crest tattooed across his chest.
King Harold II was the final Anglo-Saxon king of England, before the Norman conquest of 1066…which just so happened to be if King Harold II expired. Legend says that his wife, Edith, needed to come his body, which was recognizable due to the tattoo close to his heart that stated & ldquo; England and Edith to individuality. ”
In 1891, Czar Nicholas II of Russia went to a diplomatic visit to Japan…and he arrived home with a sweet dragon tattoo on his arm.
The assassination of Austria-Hungary’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked the beginning of WWI. He also went to Japan and got himself a dragon tattoo for a souvenir.