Only non-blind man never to have seen a woman

Interesting. (I suppose one could object that there could be others, and that he did probably see his mother even if he didn’t remember her and she was dead, but oh well, whatever…)

October 1938: 82-year-old Mihailo Tolotos died. He had lived his entire life in Greece’s Mt. Athos monastery, which women were (are) not allowed to enter, and he was therefore believed to have been the only man in the world never to have seen a woman — or rather, the only man never to have been in the presence of a woman (except his mother, who died giving birth to him), because as the folks over at The Straight Dope point out, anyone who is born blind will have never seen a woman.


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