October 23, 2012
Famous “illegitimate” children include Alexander Hamilton, Sarah Bernhardt, Alexandre Dumas, Leonardo da Vinci, Desiderius Erasmus, and William the Conqueror.
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The Frankish King Charlemagne (747ish AD – 814), was believed to be about 6’ 4 inches tall. His father was known as Pepin the Short.
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I blog every Monday, Wednesday and Friday about the intersection of history and science. My favorite topics are the history of sanitation, funky fashions, and insects.