Tuesday, September 1, 2009

MFS - Strange But true - People 6


Joseph Carey Merrick (5 August 1862 – 11 April 1890) was an Englishman who became known as "The Elephant Man" because of his physical appearance caused by a congenital disorder. Because of his condition, he would garner the sympathy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland during the great Victorian era. He has often been incorrectly called John Merrick.

Read more about it on MFS.


  1. The Elephant man wasn't very sexy, was he?

  2. You have such wonderful blogs. I truly enjoyed them.

    I feel for the elephant man. I do believe the U.S. had a man like this.


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