Tidbit from the Brock Press:

"In his book The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and Its History Leo Braudy has suggested that Alexander the Great (Alexandros III Philippou Makedonon) was the first proper celebrity because, along with tales of his heroic achievements, many of his images were circulated across the Greek empire through pictures, engravings and on coins," said Film and Media expert, Dr. Philip Drake.