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  1. A teenager fooled an entire school and its officials by pretending to be the State Senator. He was chauffeured, given a tour, and spoke to the high school students about being involved in politics. They only found out when the real Senator showed up the next month.

  2. If you own a Rolls Royce, you can send your chauffeur to the Rolls Royce headquarters in Goodwood, England to be trained to drive a Rolls Royce under the "White Glove" driver training program

  3. Adolf Hitler's personal chauffeur and close confidant, Emil Maurice, was Jewish. He was also one of the founding members of the SS. After uncovering of his Jewish heritage, Hitler declared that he was an 'honorary Aryan' and prevented him from being expelled from the SS by Himmler.

  4. While women and Saudi Arabia are allowed to fly a plane, they must be chauffeured to the airport because it is illegal for them to operate a motor vehicle

  5. Rolls Royce offers a course called "White Glove Experience" to teach chauffeur's how to, among other things, minimize fingerprints on door handles and brake the car without kickback.

  6. Robert Kennedy took up a paper route as a young boy. However, he had the family chauffeur driving him, so that he could make his deliveries in a Rolls-Royce.

  7. In 1974, Ian Ball attempted to kidnap Princess Anne. After shooting her bodyguard, chauffeur and a bystander, he asked her to get out of the car, to which she responded "Not bloody likely"

  8. When someone called the black chauffeur of Alice Roosevelt (daughter of Teddy) a "black bastard", the driver took it in stride. Roosevelt, however, leaned out the window and shouted "Shut up, you white son of a bitch."

  9. The Japanese Imperial Family has a staff of more than 1,000 people (47 servants per royal). 30 gardeners, 25 chefs, 40 chauffeurs as well as 78 builders, plumbers and electricians. The Emperor has four doctors on standby 24 hours a day, five men manage his wardrobe and 11 assists in Shinto rites

  10. Albert Einstein once swapped places in a lecture with his chauffeur after falling ill. When the chauffeur was asked a question by a student, he merely responded “The answer to that question is actually quite simple! In fact, it’s so simple, that I am going to let my chauffeur answer it!”

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Though women are allowed to pilot aircraft in Saudi Arabia, they must be chauffeured to the airport because they are not allowed to drive.

The writers for 'The Simpsons' tried to get Prince to guest-star in an episode, and sent him a script. He refused because his chauffeur had written a script, and Prince wanted to use that one instead. The episode never happened

Nelson Mandela was a master of disguise known was dubbed 'Black Pimpernel' for his ability to evade arrest. When he was finally arrested due to a tip-off from a CIA agent, he was dressed as a chauffeur.

After learning of President Harding's death, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as President by his dad in their living room, with his chauffeur acting as a witness.

The costliest mistake in human history. Franz Ferdinand's chauffeur took a wrong turn, deviating from the pre-prepared evacuation route. Realising his error, he stopped; right in front of Gavrilo Princip. This gave Princip the chance to shoot and kill the Archduke, precipitating WWI.

Ferdinand Porsche once served as a chauffeur to Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the crown prince of Austria whose assassination sparked World War I a decade later,

While serving as chair of the US Atomic Energy Commission, Dixy Lee Ray was chauffeured to and from her office along with her Scottish deerhound and miniature poodle

The word Chauffeur is derived from the Old French word literally translates to "stoker", since motor coaches were originally steam-powered.

Larry David worked as a chauffeur, taxi driver, paralegal, and as a bra salesman before becoming the hit writer and co-creator of Seinfeld

Actor William Devane's father was FDR's chauffeur

The most expensive hotel room in America is at the Four Seasons in NYC. At $45,000 a night You also get a personal butler who will tend to your every need, a chauffeur who will drive you anywhere in a Rolls Royce, and a $65,000 bed with 22-karat gold woven throughout the bedspread.

Hitler made his chauffeur SA Head and SS Oberführer despite being Jewish and having been caught making out with his niece!

When NYC Mayor Rudy Guliani was having an extramarital affair, he had his mistress chauffeured with taxpayer ride services.

At 12 years old Andre the Giant was already too big to ride the school bus. Instead he was chauffeured in every day by playwright Samuel Beckett.

Leonard Nimoy was a family friend of Susanna Hoffs and was The Bangles' chauffeur in their "Going Down To Liverpool" video.

In 2003, Norberto Subirat, a chauffeur in Camaguey, Cuba, was asked by a sculptor to pose in a park as a model for a statue. Since then, he stopped working and sits daily next to his own statue. Tourists pay him in a day or two what he'd earn in a month. (Spanish)

The reason Will Smith gets in a taxi during the opening theme of the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is because he believed the chauffeur holding his name was a police officer.

The director of "The Big Sleep" film adaption tried to tie up some loose ends in the plot by asking the author of the novel, Raymond Chandler, "who killed the chauffeur?" Chandler replied with "I have no idea."

The 1st recorded carjacking took place in France in 1912. Both the chauffeur and passenger were killed.

Jeremy Clarkson played the chauffeur in the Mr Blobby music video

Leopold Lojka, Franz Ferdinand's chauffeur on the day he was assassinated, accidentally took a wrong turn, which brought their car to a halt just six feet in front of his assassin, Gavrilo Princip.

According to his personal chauffeur, Albert Einstein once picked up a grasshopper from the ground and simply ate it.

Robert Kennedy took up a paper route as a boy. However, he had the family chauffeur driving him, so that he could make his deliveries, in a Rolls-Royce. His mother discovered this and the deliveries ceased

KFC's Website Has a Picture of Colonel Sanders Being Chauffeured by a Black Man at the Bottom of Every Menu Item's Page

Robert F. Kennedy worked as a newspaper boy, and was chauffeured in a Rolls-Royce to make his deliveries.