Are you curious to see some of the first informational graphics? Or to learn what kind of data people visualized in the middle ages or even in ancient Greece? If so, why not take a look at the infographic on 11 data visualizations that were much ahead of their time. You can trace the history of visualizing data from ancient Greece to medieval Europe to Victorian England and 19th century Sweden.

You will also get a sneak peek into the lives of “celebs” who were famous long before Hollywood and YouTube. It may come as a surprise, though, when you see what aspect of their biographies Joseph Priestly chose to chart (spoiler alert: not scandals or similar trivia!) This infographic showcases some of the most important and innovative visuals that led to a multitude of ways to present information.


Source: http://www.investintech.com/resources/blog/archives/5692-data-visualizations-infographic.html

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