7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

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These seven great men did not wash and smelled like a two-week sock in which they kept herring, but this did not prevent them from forever remaining in history!

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

The composer never took a bath, and in response to the indignant exclamations of those around him, who held his nose with his fingers, he replied that he was afraid of poisoning — tadadadam — with lead, from which pipes were made. When Beethoven was sleeping, friends would sneak into his house and secretly wash his clothes. It remains to be hoped that they did not take the washing water from lead pipes.

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

The inventor of Maoism never washed or brushed his teeth, explaining that tigers never wash or brush their teeth — and it was hard to argue with that. (Although we have just checked — according to the horoscope, Mao was a Snake.) Already elderly Mao was wiped by specially authorized people with warm wet towels — how everything is thought out in nature!

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

The aristocrat was sybaritic as he could: the duke used to eat several steaks at one sitting and never insulted his body with soap and water. However, the servants got the hang of washing their "Dirty Duke" (Norfolk's secular nickname) when he fell asleep after drinking wine.

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

The "good" king became famous for his saying "I want every one of my subjects to have a chicken in a pot on the table on Sundays." Probably, he once said: "I don't want to wash and I won't, stop following me!" - but history is silent about this. Henry did not deign to wash with his royal attention, and this affected the smell of the king. According to court legend, when the royal bride Marie de' Medici first met nose to nose with her betrothed, she fainted from his bright male charisma. That is, from the smell.

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

As you know, geniuses and madmen are allowed a lot — fortunately for Friedrich, he was both. Having doubled the territory of Prussia, Frederick retired to his beloved Sans Souci Palace with a sense of accomplishment. He left with an army of levrettes who had royal permission to shit wherever they wanted — servants were forbidden to clean up after them. Particularly pedantic researchers claim that in some halls of the palace, the sewage of dogs reached a height of 20 cm. Old Fritz also neglected hygiene: when he died and the servants began the procedure of changing the body, they found that the shirt on the back of the king had rotted from sweat.

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

The eccentric billionaire and just a pioneer of aviation had double standards in matters of hygiene, especially in the last years of his life. On the one hand, Hughes demanded that all items served to him be wrapped in several layers of Kleenex napkins and that his servants wash regularly. On the other hand, he only washed his hands and did not cut his nails and hair for months. On the third hand... fortunately, she is not in this story.

7 fuu-facts about the smelliest men in the world

Purity is a relic, the initiator of Marxism decided and made a strong—willed decision not to fall victim to bourgeois contagion. But he fell victim to numerous skin diseases. But, apparently, it was worth it — the economist did not change the habit of avoiding the bath by hook or by crook.

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