It's a very eclectic group of people who have owned wiener dogs.
Actors as diverse as James Dean and Marlon Brando to John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.
Actress from Doris Day and Rita Hayworth to Joan Crawford and Elizabeth Taylor.
Napoleon had one, so did Gandhi.
Writer E.B. White had a Dachshund, so did William Faulkner.
Teddy Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy.
David Hockney was fascinated by his Dachshunds. Frida Kahlo had a few with Diego Rivera, so did Andy Warhol and Picasso.
Can you imagine Maria von Trapp skipping through the Alps with Dachshunds, instead of the passel of children as depicted in "The Sound of Music"?
Here's a list, it's not comprehensive, but check out the wonderful photographs.
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