I am ambidextrous and near-sighted, two traits which probably had nothing to do with my discovery of physical models that show the consistency of hyperbolic geometry.
I am considered one of the great geniuses of all time and my thought processes were a clinical study of the psychologist Toulouse.
While studying for eleven years at the Lycée in Nancy, I was one of the top students in every topic I studied.
I was the originator of the field of algebraic topology; a conjecture I once made is still one of the most baffling and challenging unsolved problems in this area.
I am acknowledged as a co-discoverer, with Albert Einstein and Hendrik Lorentz, of the special theory of relativity.
Henri Poincaré (1854-1912)