History ThirdPersonPerson / RealLife

15th Jul '16 3:08:21 PM Anorgil
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).Theatre/JuliusCaesar).
15th Jul '16 3:07:49 PM Anorgil
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.speaking (such as Shakespeare's Theater/JuliusCaesar).
27th May '16 2:55:44 PM Aquila89
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories.

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories. As a result, fictional portrayals often have him do this while speaking.
10th Apr '16 4:36:15 PM BrendanRizzo
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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories.

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* [[Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar Julius Caesar's]] autobiographical ''Literature/CommentariesOnTheGallicWar'' and ''The Civil War'' are written in this fashion. Despite (or perhaps ''because of'') having an ego roughly the size of the Campus Martius, Caesar chose third person to disguise his heavily biased propaganda efforts as balanced, dispassionate histories.
29th Dec '15 8:13:56 AM Morgenthaler
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* Texas songwriter/humorist/politician [[KinkyFriedman Richard S. "Kinky" "the Kinkster" Friedman]] is known for referring to himself in the third person, though it's tongue-in-cheek on his part.

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* Texas songwriter/humorist/politician [[KinkyFriedman [[Music/KinkyFriedman Richard S. "Kinky" "the Kinkster" Friedman]] is known for referring to himself in the third person, though it's tongue-in-cheek on his part.
27th Nov '15 5:18:28 PM nombretomado
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** Also spoofed by ''TheSimpsons'' on more than one occasion.

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** Also spoofed by ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' on more than one occasion.



** ''SaturdayNightLive'' made it a RunningGag throughout his presidential campaign in TheNineties.

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** ''SaturdayNightLive'' ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' made it a RunningGag throughout his presidential campaign in TheNineties.
4th Sep '15 8:41:20 PM nombretomado
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* [[FollowTheLeader Followed in all these respects]] by ''Les Mémoires'' by NapoleonBonaparte.

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* [[FollowTheLeader Followed in all these respects]] by ''Les Mémoires'' by NapoleonBonaparte.UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte.
28th May '15 7:28:40 AM Glim
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* According to [[https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=336&dat=19580207&id=TBcuAAAAIBAJ&sjid=e0gDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7072,1197811&hl=en some sources]], [[Creator/GinaLollobrigida Gina Lollobrigida]] also has this penchant.
21st Apr '15 2:26:47 PM StarTropes
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* Parents do this with their children when saying things like "Mommy's here."
6th Apr '15 10:41:10 AM nombretomado
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* DouglasMacArthur did not simply refer to himself as Doug, oh no. He preferred his [[LastNameBasis last name]], [=MacArthur=].

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* DouglasMacArthur UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur did not simply refer to himself as Doug, oh no. He preferred his [[LastNameBasis last name]], [=MacArthur=].
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