It’s not an amazing fact at all to be honest. Because, to be honest, there are lots of people out there who choose to remain virginal and that is by personal choice. Some individuals do it for religious devotions, while others have severe health ailments, and some just decide to so it won’t distract them from their careers. We all have our own reasons for having sex or not having sex. Who are the top 10 most famous people who died virgins? Please read on to learn more.
Here are some of the Top 10 Most Famous People Who Died as Virgins
10. Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen was often called just simply H.C. Andersen in Scandinavia. He was a Danish author and was the writer of many different types of writing from plays to travelogues to novels to poems. Andersen was best known for writing fairy tales for children. Some of the most famous of all his fairy tale writings do include The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, and The Snow Queen. It was said that he died a virgin. He wasn’t ever married and it was alleged that he had unrequited crushes on both men and women.
9. Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc was nicknamed The Maid of Orleans and she was considered a heroine of France for the role that she played in the Lancastrian phase that went along with the Hundred Years’ War. Joan of Arc was born to Jacquest d’Arc and Isabelle Romee in Domremy, France. She was the daughter of a peasant family. However, when she got visions from Archangel Michael, Saint Margaret, and Saint Catherine of Alexandria. She became the torch of God that helped to rescue France away from the clutches of English domination. Joan of Arc made no secret of her sexual state at all. She was known as being the “Virgin Warrior” and her abstaining from sex was religious-based and strictly enforced.
8. Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll was born as Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and he went by the pen name of Lewis Carroll as an author and English writer. In addition to being a writer, Carroll was also a mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon, and photographer. The most famous of all his writings in the literary world are no other than Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and the sequel book called Through The Looking-Glass. The sequel book called The Looking-Glass has two famous poems as well by him. These two poems were titled The Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark. Carroll wasn’t ever married or had any known relationships with women. There are some that speculate that he may have been a pedophile, as he did have a collection of nude photos of young girls, and whether this is true or not cannot be proven.
7. J. Edgar Hoover
Was the very first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the United States or FBI for short. He was in this position for a very long time and was said to have been very instrumental in helping in founding the FBI as well. Hoover is the one person who is credited the most with helping to build the FBI into a much bigger crime fighting agency that it did become beyond its inception. He went into office on March 23, 1935 and remained there until his death in 1972. It was said that he lived with his mother for most of his adult life and never married. It was alleged that he was secretly gay or that he did die being a virgin. No matter what many did speculate about him. There was no proof to back it up. J. Edgar Hoover was also a policeman and writer. He did author many books.
6. Elizabeth 1 of England
Elizabeth 1 of England was the daughter of Henry the VIII and Anne Boleyn. She was the Queen of England from November 17, 1558 until her death on March 24, 1603. She was sometimes called the Virgin Queen. She was also nicknamed Gloriana and Good Queen Bess. She was able to govern England and Ireland with lots of relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. She remained childless and was the last ruling monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
5. Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American and he was said to have abstained from sex totally, all his life, for one reason. What was this reason? It was no other than the fact that he said it would distract him from doing his work. Nikola Tesla was a famous inventor, electrical engineer, physicist, mechanical engineer, and futurist. He is best known for his contributions that influence the design for the modern alternating current electrical supply (AC) system.
4. Andy Warhol
In an interview from 1980, Andy Warhol did make the claim that he was still a virgin, and he did die a few years after that. What his sexual status was, is still something of a question mark, and cannot be readily confirmed at this moment in time. Andy Warhol was born as Andy Warhola on August 6, 1928, and did die on February 22,1987. He was an American artist and a leader when it came to pop art. Pop art is a top visual art movement. Some of this most important of all works do fully explore his relationship that did exist between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that did flourish by the 1960’s.
3. Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa was a lady that devoted her entire life to being a devout and loving Catholic nun. She was born in Skopje, Yugoslavia, and was both a nun and teacher by profession. She is known in the Catholic Church as being Saint Teresa of Calcutta and she was of Albanian and Indian descent. She was a Roman Catholic nun and missionary. In 1950, she founded Missionaries of Charity, which is a religious congregation that does consist of more than 4,5000 sisters and that is active in 133 countries as of 2012.
2. Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton is without a doubt one of the most influential and important of all scientists. He is also one of the key figures as far as the scientific revolution does go. He was both an English physicist and scientist. He described himself as being as a natural philosopher. He published his first book called Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy in 1687 and it laid down the foundation for classical mechanics.
1. Adolf Hitler
Although Adolf Hitler was married and had a wife named Eva Braun. It is rumored that they never did sleep together. It was also said that he was bisexual. How true or untrue this is, is anyone’s guess, as there isn’t any real evidence except hearsay to back it up. Hitler was a German politician that became the leader of the Nazi Party. He was also the Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Fuhrer that means Leader from 1934 to 1945.
The top 10 most famous people who died as virgins, which are listed here, may’ve been virgins by choice or maybe by circumstances. Whatever the reasons, they are every inch fascinating as famous people, and not just because they made the list of the most famous names of those who were virgins.