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Fun facts about people personalities including Bill Gates

Here is a list of all the famous personalities facts which you didn’t know. These facts will amaze you, and you will find that there is a lot of stuff related to the lives of famous people which you didn’t know.

Facts about Famous People:

  1. Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dates his most famous painting – the Mona Lisa.
  2. Despite his immense wealth, Bill Gates’ children will only inherit $10 million each, with rest going to charity.
  3. George Bush and Sadam Hussein both had their shoe hand-made by the same Italian shoemaker.
  4. At his first year of Harrow, Winston Churchill was at the bottom of the whole school.
  5. Einstein couldn’t speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
  6. The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.
  7. Bruce Lee could perform one-hand push-ups using only the thumb and index finger. Lee performed 50 reps of one-arm chin-ups.
  8. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
  9. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  10. Bruce Lee could break wooden boards 6 inches (15 cm) thick.
  11. The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
  12. Francis Galton, the inventor of modern fingerprinting methods, had many other notable ideas: the weather map, the phrase “nature vs. nurture,” and the silent dog whistle.
  13. All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn’t like being seen wearing them in public.
  14. The Nobel Prize resulted from a late change in the will of Alfred Nobel, who did not want to be remembered after his death as a propagator of violence – he invented dynamite.
  15. Mozart never went to school.

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  16. The national flag of Italy was designed by Napoleon Bonaparte.
  17. Albert Einstein was once offered the Presidency of Israel. He declined saying he had no head for problems.
  18. Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  19. Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
  20. Picasso’s full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de Los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz Picasso.
  21. In thanks for narrating a documentary, the museum of Natural History named a spider after Harrison Ford – Calponia Harrisonfordi.
  22. Adolf Hitler was Time Magazine‘s Man of the Year for 1938.
  23. The first “Teddy Bear” was made in honour of the then American President Theodore Roosevelt (nicknamed Teddy) after he refused to shoot a bear cub on one of his hunting trips.
  24. The French King, Lois XIV owned a collection of 413 beds in several places all over France, so that he could sleep in his own bed, no matter where he travelled.
  25. George Bernard Shaw is the only person to win both – a Nobel Prize and an Oscar.
  26. Newton served as a member of the Parliament of England for one year. During all the lengthy proceedings, he spoke only once: he asked the person next to him to close an open window.
  27. Artin Elmayan, 95 years old, from Argentina, is the world’s oldest professionally ranked tennis player.
  28. The last words of the Roald Dahl (author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) were “Ow, fuck”.
  29. Barack Obama’s favourite cartoon character is Spongebob Squarepants.
  30. Leonardo da Vinci worked on painting Mona Lisa for 15 years when he died in the year 1519, he still didn’t consider it to be finished.

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