Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
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Stupid History 15-16 May 2010

Hans Steininger was a famous politician in Brünn, Austria, because his beard was longer than he was tall--it was reportedly the longest beard in the world. But his beard's growing days were cut short in 1567 when, while climbing the steps leading to the council chamber, he tripped over his beard, fell down the stairs, and died.
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