Georges Christen is an extraordinary man who has set extraordinary records throughout his life. He first attracted attention almost 40 years ago when he bent 250 carpenter's nails in just under 73 minutes. He celebrates his 60th birthday on December 21.
If the former strongest man in the world and the former richest man in the world meet in the richest country in the world … What sounds like one of those bad jokes à la If two popes meet … was actually the case at the end of October, however, when Bill Gates stayed in the Grand Duchy for a few hours, he not only met Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and the head of the European Investment Bank but also Georges Christen, who quickly showed the Microsoft founder some of his classic showmanship.
The thing with Bill Gates
The special thing about it, however, was not that Christen lifted the multi-billionaire with his teeth after he had already torn up a telephone book and rolled up a frying pan, but that Bill Gates then posted a video of it on his Instagram account and wrote that Luxembourg may be one of the smallest countries in the world, but it is full of surprises.
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