Week #43 - He's dead, Horatio
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Unusual death: In 1567, Hans Steininger, the burgomaster of Brunau, Austria, died when he broke his neck by tripping over his own beard. The beard, which was 4.5 feet (1.4 meters) long at the time, was usually kept rolled up in a leather pouch.

The Burgomaster's Beard

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