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Famous Insomniacs

Official insomnia record is held by English farmer Tom Wright who didn’t sleep for eleven days in the year 2007. Through history many famous personalities were known by their insomnia habit. Leonardo Da Vince and U.S. President Harry Truman never slept for eight hours, but only for a quarter a hour few times a day when they were overcome by fatigue. Salvador Dali was sleeping with a spoon held over tin plate. After while spoon would fall on the plate and wake up famous artist, saving him form “over resting” . Three hours of sleep were enough for Pope John XXIII and Napoleon. For writers Honore de Balzac, Franc Kafka and composer Richard Varner creative period of day was at night. All of the above including Thomas Edison and Margaret Thatcher are classified in category – short sleepers. They don’t suffer from insomnia and they menage to live a normal life, by sleeping just a few hours a day.

Tom Wright

Famous Insomniacs

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Harry Truman

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Salvador Dali

Famous Insomniacs

Pope John XXIII

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Napoleon

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Honore de Balzac

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Richard Wagner

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Franz Kafka

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Thomas Edison

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Margaret Thatcher

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4 Responses

  1. Blablablibli says:

    It’s Sigmund Freud on the photo, not Thomas Edison.

  2. wesnet says:

    And it’s Franz Kafka and Richard Wagner, not Franc Kafka and Richard Varner.

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