Most bearded women in the world

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Throughout the history, people have witnessed a lot of weird stories including heavily bearded women. Let’s read the story about most bearded women below.

 

Female beard in the imitation of that of Napoleon III


Madame Josephine Clofullia was born hairy in Josephine Boisdechene, Switzerland. She reputedly had 2-inch beard at the age of eight. At the age of fourteen, Madame Josephine began to visit Europe with her father. In Paris, she met painter Fortune Clofullia and eventually married him. She became more famous when letting her beard grow naturally.

 


Madame Josephine fashioned her beard in the imitation of that of Napoleon III. In return, the ruler gave her a large diamond

Madame Josephine fashioned her beard in the imitation of that of Napoleon III. In return, the ruler gave her a large diamond

 

Bearded and hairy lady


Julia Pastrana (1834 - 25 March 1860) was a woman with hypertrichosis in Mexico. Since she was a child, her face and body have been covered with straight black hair. Theodor Lent purchased her and then taught her to dance as well as play music. Pastrana toured around the world with the name “Bearded and Hairy Lady”. She learned to read and write three languages by herself. Afterwards, Theodor Lent and Pastrana got married. During a tour in Moscow, she gave birth to a baby who also had beard on the face. The baby survived only 3 days and Pastrana died of post-birth complications five days later.


Julia Pastrana’s ears and nose were unusually large while her teeth were irregular

Julia Pastrana’s ears and nose were unusually large while her teeth were irregular

 

Three sisters suffer from rare genetic defect


Savita, Manisha and Savitri suffer from the rarest genetic disorders in the world, which causes her face and body covered with hair. Mrs. Anita Raut, the mother of three girls said: “I have six girls. Of them, Savita, Savitri and Manisha are afflicted. Life is hell for my girls, as they can’t go out and live a normal life”. Her husband had passed away and now she is supporting the family on her own by working as a farm laborer with the daily income of 50 Rupees. The mother is really miserable when her children are teased and called ghosts or monkey.

 


Ms. Anita desires the children to be educated. However, they do not want to go to school because of inferiority

Ms. Anita desires the children to be educated. However, they do not want to go to school because of inferiority

 

World's Longest Female Beard


At the age of 7, Vivian Wheeler from Wood River, Illinois felt ashamed of her own beard and started shaving. However, since her mother’s death in 1993, Vivian has let her beard grow. The longest hair in her beard measured 27.9 cm in 2000. She often has to tie the beard up in order to work easily. Currently, the mother of three children has participated in a touring curiosity show in Illinois. Thanks to this show, she feels happier and earns enough money for her life.

 


Vivian Wheeler is proud of being titled as “World’s Longest Female Beard” in Guinness World Records

Vivian Wheeler is proud of being titled as “World’s Longest Female Beard” in Guinness World Records

 

A girl with beard


After an accident, Zhang Mian grew a beard. Although her father tried to find a cure, so far she has still be in the deadlock. Zhang Mian also grows full hairs throughout the body. They are becoming thicker and thicker, so she has to shave her beard frequently. She shared her feeling that she felt very painful when friends called her chimpanzee or mobile grass, which made her intend to commit suicide. Due to too much pressure, her study results rapidly declined. She currently receives a donor to treat this disease in Wu Han.

 


Zhang Mian usually wears sunglasses and hat to cover crowded hairs at school

Zhang Mian usually wears sunglasses and hat to cover crowded hairs at school

 

 

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    Mariam- 2011/03/27 06:38:24 am

    Hello, thank you for sharing these interesting facts. About some of the people I did not read before. I am a woman with a beard and I write a blog about my life.

This article was published on 2010/07/27
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