Pictograms depict the story of Michael Jackson, Napoleon, Julius Caesar, Marie Antoinette and more.

Milan-based creative studio H-57, which deals with design, advertising and illustration, believes that you only need five seconds to tell an extraordinary story. This poster series depicts the story of famous people in history using simple infographics.

The pictogram posters feature the history of Michael Jackson, Napoleon, Julius Caesar, Marie Antoinette, Jesus, Adolf Hitler, The Beatles and Bruce Lee, amongst others.

The result of a collaboration with First Floor Under, the series picks out important moments in each person's life to tell their story in a simple, ironic and creative way. Click through to see a selection of the pictogram posters:

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