Passports of iconic IDEA PEOPLE: From Einstein and Disney, to Marilyn Monroe and Janis Joplin.

They were icons of creativity and innovation; and became celebrities because of their talents. But there is something about images of their personal possessions--like their passports, that personalize them as just another human traveling the earth among us mere mortals. Here are the passoports and identification cards of five legendary IDEA PEOPLE.

Albert Einstein's great intellectual achievements and originality have made the word "Einstein" synonymous with genius.

Janis Joplin was known as "The Queen of Psychedelic Soul." She was an icon of 1960s rock music, as well as a painter, dancer and music arranger; and her habits of hard drinking and drug use.

Walt Disney is known as an animator, film producer, director, screenwriter, entrepreneur, entertainer and philanthropist.

Marilyn Monroe is the 1950s and 60s actress and sex symbol who will live young forever because of her untimely death.

David Bowie is another icon of the 60s and 70s known for his creativity which pushed music into new space and genre. Most notably, his flamboyant, androgynousalter ego Ziggy Stardust.

Source: Vintage Everyday

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