During the conquest of Weinsberg in 1140, the King of the Holy Roman Empire, Conrad III, allowed women to leave the ruined city and take whatever they wanted in their hands. The women carried their husbands on their shoulders.
The mother with many children is the wife of the Russian peasant Fyodor Vasiliev, who, according to official figures, gave birth to 69 children from 1725 to 1765. The woman gave birth 27 times and gave birth to 16 twins, 7 triplets and 4 times 4 twins each.
The largest surviving baby weighed 10.2 kg and had a height of 76 cm. He was born in 1955 to the Italian Carmelina Fedele.
The smallest surviving child was born at Loyola University Medical Center. Illinois. In 2004. as a result of premature birth, a girl weighing only 260 grams was born there. She was smaller in a pair of twins, the second girl was born with a weight of 600g. Both of them are fine now.
In contrast to the modern fashion for tanning, pre-revolutionary young ladies preferred the "interesting pallor" of the face, which was especially appreciated at balls. To achieve this goal, the day before the ball, the girls ate almost nothing, tightened their corsets as much as possible, ate chalk and even drank diluted vinegar. Many even swallowed the larvae of the worms.
Ancient Roman women did not have personal names. They received only a generic name, for example, Julia, if she was born in the genus Juliev. If there were several daughters in one family, ordinal pre-names were added to their generic names: Segunda (second), Tertia (third)
The Egyptian pharaohs were considered the earthly incarnation of the god Horus and could only be men. When the female pharaoh Hatshepsut ascended the throne, for the legitimacy of her power, a legend was invented, according to which the god Amon himself descended to earth in order to conceive his daughter in the guise of Thutmose I. However, at official ceremonies, Hatshepsut was still forced to wear men's clothing and a false beard.
Popessa John is the only woman to have allegedly held the papal throne under the name John VIII between 855-858.
In Western Europe in the 15th century, there was such an ideal of a woman: an S-shaped silhouette, a curved back, a round pale face with a high, clear forehead. To match the ideal, women shaved their foreheads and plucked their eyebrows - just like the Mona Lisa in the famous painting by Leonardo.
In the era of black and white television, red filters were often used in cameras, which made the lips look pale on TV screens. Therefore, the announcer and actresses were made up with green blush and lipstick.
Polish athlete Stanislava Valasevich hid until her death that she was a man. She won the 100 meters at the 1932 Olympics, setting a world record. Only after her death in 1980, an autopsy revealed that she was a man (by genitals), although she possessed both male and female pairs of chromosomes.
The world's first programmer was a female Englishwoman, Ada Lovelace. In the middle of the 19th century, she drew up a plan of operations for the prototype of a modern computer - Charles Babbage's analytical machine, with the help of which it was possible to solve the Bernoulli equation, which expresses the law of conservation of energy of a moving fluid.
On February 29 in Ireland, women can independently propose to men. This tradition has its origins in the 11th century law, according to which a man who refused was obliged to pay a fine.
The world's largest operating harem belongs to pirate Ben Bela, who is robbing ships in the South China Sea near Malaysia. There are about nine hundred captives held there. Next comes the Sultan of Brunei, one of the richest people in the world - there are seven hundred concubines in his harem. With some of them, he never had sexual intercourse - they had only to dance and sing for him. One such concubine was Shannon McKetik, Miss USA 1992. Saddam Hussein's harem contained about five hundred girls of various ages and nationalities.
Hannah Kersey from Northham, England, was born with a very unusual and rare syndrome called uterus didelphys, which is expressed in the development of the reproductive organs. Hannah's pathology led to the development of two queens. In December 2006, an event occurred, the probability of which is less than one in 25, 000, 000 - Hannah became a mother, having given birth to three children, two of whom developed in one uterus, and the third in the second uterus. It is surprising that pregnancy developed simultaneously in both uterus, and the children were able to be born on their own. This is the first case of its kind.
The smallest woman in the world is Marge Bester from South Africa. Her height is 55 centimeters
The longest-legged girl in the world was recognized as the Czech model Adriana Sklenarikova. The length of her legs is 124 cm
The largest breasts at the age of 12 were from the Chinese woman Ting Zhafeng. Her weight was about 10 kilograms. However, she soon had to go to breast reduction surgery: she was causing too much trouble.
The youngest mother is Lina Medina from Peru. She gave birth for the first time at the age of five years and seven months. She gave birth to her second child 33 years later.
The daughter of the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, Ibrahim, in the middle of the 17th century, was married to Yusuf Pas at the age of three. A year later, her father killed Yusuf, making his daughter the youngest widow in the world - she was barely four years old.
The largest number of husbands was a certain Teresa Wauch. At the Sheffield trial in 1922, she admitted that over the course of five years she had more than 60 simultaneous marriages with men from England, Germany and South Africa.
Women are offended if after sex the partner immediately falls asleep. A woman wants to talk, hug and kiss.