Today's famous pipe smokers is not just a really famous pipe smoker, he's one of my heroes.
That said, he wasn't all that great at taking care of his pipe:
Dude ran that one into the ground!
In spite of what can only be called cruelty to pipes, he was well known for smoking one. So much so, that we know just what that pipe above is, a Peterson System brand (model 14), and it's a pipe you can still get today, that has been recently spruced up in his honor:
Though these days, the Peterson company has given it a newer and more descriptive name:
That's right, our Famous Pipe Smoker of this entry is Mark Twain! And you can still buy (one of) his pipes.
Twain was one of those genius men who, from the late 19th century until the Western World lost its fucking mind, created the association between intelligence and pipes.
Twain was in fact one of the great quotable men of the English language. And his opinions in life are a very close reflection to my own (which is how you know both he and I are very clever!):
All in all, Mark Twain was one of the great thinkers of our world. A quotable wit. And a... well, a kind of shitty pipe smoker, actually.
Currently Smoking: Lorenzetti Half-Volcano + Gawith's Balkan Flake