If you love free infographics, you may also be curious about the evolution of informative graphics and other ways to visualize data. Some data enthusiasts and analysts today believe that we can thank modern technology for the “invention” of graphs, charts and similar visual representations of information. However, the fact is that long before the birth of information technology, creative individuals from as far back as antiquity attempted to present the knowledge of the world and available information in an easy-to-understand visual manner. Thanks to these pioneers and their endeavors we can not only better understand the past, we can also “see” it through their eyes. This infographic honours the first data visualization experts with 11 amazing graphics that were far ahead of their time.