In history, there are many cases when a man kept his virginity until his death. Why did it happen like this: there were circumstances or from fundamental considerations – each has its own story. Let us find out top 10 most famous people of history, which remained virgin throughout their life.
The only “pro” that can be said in favour of male virginity, almost all of the individuals listed below survived to advanced years. But do you need it?
Top 10 most famous virgins
- The Roman Pope
- Leonardo da Vinci
- Newton Isaac
- Immanuel Kant
- Hans Christian Andersen
- Lewis Carroll
- Nikolai Gogol
- John Ruskin
- Nikola Tesla
- Anatoly Wasserman
No. 1 Famous Virgin – The Roman Pope
The Roman Pope. The Symbol of Faith Saint Peter. The First Pope The head of the Catholic Church is a symbolic and generalized person. Nevertheless, a vow of celibacy or celibacy is obliged to observe each of the popes. Another apostle Paul wrote that in marriage there is nothing wrong, but the one who observes celibacy does better. The vow of celibacy prescribes the observance of chastity, the violation of which is regarded as a sacrilege.
No. 2 Famous Virgin – Leonardo da Vinci
Super-existence Years of life: April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519. Leonardo was a completely new type of man, later called “man of the Renaissance”. He was a fully developed personality, combining in his work the talents of an artist, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician, poet and inventor. He is not married, he has no information about his novels with women. Most researchers of his life talk about him as the first famous virgin in history. However, according to some versions, Leonardo still had a connection with the Cecilia Gallerani, who posed for him for the picture “Lady with an Ermine”.
No. 3 Famous Virgin – Newton Isaac
Bookworm Years of life: January 4, 1643 – March 31, 1727. This scientist, famous for the fact that an apple fell on his head, was not only his wife but even close friends. Contemporaries talk about his maniacal fascination with science, the absence of the slightest sense of humour, complete indifference to all forms of art. One of his assistants recalled: “He did not allow himself any rest and respite, he considered lost every hour, not devoted to science … I think, he was much saddened by the need to spend time eating and sleeping. ” What can we say about se* …cant
No. 4 Famous Virgin – Immanuel Kant
Brain Years of life: April 22, 1724 – February 12, 1804. The founder of German classical philosophy. Being weak in health, Kant subordinated his life to a harsh regime, which allowed him to survive all his friends. His accuracy of following the routine became a byword among even punctual Germans and brought to life many sayings and anecdotes. He was not married. They say that when he wanted to have a wife, he could not support her, and when he could already, he no longer wanted to.
No. 5 Famous Virgin – Hans Christian Andersen
Ugly duckling Years of life: April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875. Despite the fact that today Andersen is considered a children’s storyteller, he always believed that he wrote for adults (by the way, one can easily see this if you read his works in the original or at least in an unadapted translation). Andersen continued to publish novels and plays all his life, vainly trying to become famous as a serious writer and playwright, and hated his “tales” that fed him.
Children, he also did not really like, so when he wanted to portray children on his monument, he demanded that there was not a single child there.
No. 6 Famous Virgin – Lewis Carroll
Pedagogue Years of life: 1832-1898. The real name of the creator of Alice in Wonderland is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. It has long been no secret to anyone that this English writer, mathematician and university lecturer seriously took a great interest in little girls. Even photographed them in a semi-nude. However, without consequences and, they say, only with the permission of the parents. “I love children (only not boys),” he once wrote. In Victorian England at the end of the 19th century, girls under 14 were considered asexual. Carroll’s friendship with them was, from the point of view of the then morality, a completely innocent quirk.
No. 7 Famous Virgin -Nikola Tesla
Approximate Christian. Years of life: March 20, 1809 – February 21, 1852. In one of the letters, Gogol says that, if he yielded to his passions, the flame would instantly turn him into dust, and only a firm will take him from the abyss. He believed that every love for a woman is sinful, that all women are witches, they know with evil spirits, are vicious, devoid of spiritual beauty … Gogol consciously forced himself to lead a chaste life.
No. 8 Famous Virgin – John Ruskin
Fear of Sin. Years of life: February 8, 1819 – January 20, 1900. An English writer, artist and art theorist was raised in childhood by a very God-fearing family, and this fear of God carried with him throughout his life. At the age of 30, he tried to marry, but a few months later his wife fled from him since John refused to enter into sexual relations with her. This story, by the way, is devoted to the film “The Passion of John Ruskin.”
No. 9 Famous Virgin – Nichola Tesla
Victim of experiments. Years of life: July 10, 1856 – January 7, 1943. Serbian physicist and experimenter in the field of electricity, magnetism and teleportation, as well as the alleged creator of the so-called “Tunguska meteorite”. Most of my inventions experienced on myself. Perhaps this influenced his inability to have sexual intercourse. Tesla was never married. He said that chastity helps him to create. It is known that he hated earrings and other ornaments on women. Nevertheless, he was very popular with women, and many were in love with him.
No. 10 Famous Virgin – Anatoly Wasserman
Brain-2, or the Virgin from the principle Born on December 9, 1952. One of the most intelligent people in modern Russia and the legend of Runet – Onotole – is a convinced virgin. In his youth, Anatoly gave a vow of celibacy to the dispute and strictly observes it until now.