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Tycho Brahe
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    (December 14, 1546-October 24, 1601)
    Catalogued over 1000 stars
    He may have poisoned himself to his death while working with Hg, trying to make gold.
    When his student claimed to be a better mathematician, he challenged the guy to a sword fight.
    His nose was partially cut off in a sword fight with his third cousin.
    He made his own nose piece out of gold and silver.
    He was a heavy drinker.
    He sent his mentor an elk as a thank you present.
    He proved comets are not part of the Earth's atmosphere.
    Kepler used Tyco's work for his laws of planetary motion.
    King Fredrik II awarded him the Island of Hven (1576).
    Emperor Rudolf II gave him the Benatky Castle (1597).
    His last words were: 'May I not seemed to have live in vain.'
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 21 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 21 Votes: 38.10% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 26 Votes: 34.62% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 27 Votes: 40.74% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 38 Votes: 47.37% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 108 Votes: 46.30% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 144 Votes: 43.75% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 266 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 309 Votes: 44.34% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 670 Votes: 43.13% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1647 Votes: 41.35% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 7482 Votes: 37.05% Annoying
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