Environment Planet Earth Meet 10 of the World's Most Famous Trees (Slideshow) By Stephen Messenger Writer San Francisco University, BA in Linguistics Stephen Messenger writes about animals and nature at the Dodo, and previously at TreeHugger our editorial process Stephen Messenger Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Environment Weather Outdoors Conservation Photo via =Manu= They're rigid. They're quiet. They don't travel much. But that hasn't stopped some of the world's most famous trees from achieving celebrity status. These trees have led some long and fascinating lives -- intermingling with notable figures throughout history and inspiring people for ages. Whether it be for visiting the moon or getting a shout-out in the Bible, some trees have careers enviable to even the biggest stars around. And the best part of all? They did it all without batting a knot-hole or lifting a limb.