Meet The World's Ugliest Woman Who Turned Down 20 Marriage Proposals

How Possible!!! Meet The World’s Ugliest Woman Who Turned Down 20 Marriage Proposals

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The woman who was described as the most “ugliest” on earth was called Julia Pastrana.

With a rare genetic disorder, Julia Pastrana’s hair grew all over her face. She only grew to just 4 feet and 5 inches tall and apart for her palms and the sole of her feet, she was all covered up with hair. She had a large nose and jaw and an abnormal size of lips and gums. She was however nicknamed “the Ape Woman”.

The woman’s actual birth date and place are unknown, however she is believed to be from the Root Diggers or American Indian Primate Caveman Hybrid clan.

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Although she had strange looks, her manager Theodore Lent married her in the 1850s secretly. She later disclosed in a news interview that she married secretly because she had to turn down more than twenty marriage proposals because of the low financial status of the male suitors who came her way.

In 1854, the New York Times advertised Julia Pastrana as the link between humans and the orange-outing. Her husband, Theodore Lent, called her a “bear woman.” In the mid-19th century, she was labeled “the world’s ugliest lady.”

A few days after giving birth to her only son, Julia Pastrana died in 1860.

This is strange, how can an ugly woman turned down 20 marriage proposals.

By: Michael Djan

French Tutor and Digital Marketing Blogger/Content Writer and GhanaWeb Professional Reporter/

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