Did it ever occur to you that people would stop at nothing to keep someone from inventing something? Well, if I’ve piqued your curiosity, you can read this post from Commonplace Fun Facts and learn more.
Adolphe must have been the most unfortunate boy ever. He was certainly the most accident-prone. His mother concluded that he was “condemned to misfortune” and concluded that “he won’t live.”
It seemed as if nature knew that this seemingly innocent boy would grow up to invent something so utterly horrifying and threatening that mobs would demand his death.
Who was this unfortunate boy who was condemned to misfortune, and what monstrosity did he grow up to create?
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