Tuesday, November 29

Meet Amou Haji, world’s dirtiest man who has not bathed in 60.

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Amou Haji, from Iran, Born: 20 August 1933 (age 87 years) who has not bathed for 67 years is dubbed as the world’s dirtiest man. Know his story:

For how many days can you go without a shower? This man hasn’t bathed in 67 years. Amou Haji, 87, from Dejgah, a village in the southern Iranian province of Iran, has looks like the Biblical Moses who fell down a chimney. Covered in ash and dirt, you would mistake him for a sculpture if he is still.

Amou hasn’t bathed for nearly seven decades because he is scared of water. He believes that if he will bath, he will fall ill. Cleanliness brings him sickness.

Amou Haji, an 83-year-old Iranian, is considered by many as the world’s dirtiest man. Amou claims that he has not bathed in over 65 years. According to Amou, he is scared of water and this is the reason why he has not taken a shower in over six decades.

Amou lives alone in the Iranian desert but he does not want to live alone and his looking for a partner. Amou does not own a home. He lives in holes made in the desert outside the village. 

His favourite meal is rotten meat of dead animals, especially porcupines. He loves smoking but it is not tobacco that he enjoys. He prefers to smoke animal faeces out of a rusty pipe.

After going through some emotional setbacks in his youth, Haji decided to live an isolated life, Tehran Times reported.

He wears a war helmet not to fight off enemies but to keep him warm during winters.

He has found some places to live in – a hole in the ground resembling a grave to keep him grounded and in touch with the reality of life and an open brick shack built by people who felt bad for him.

He does check himself out in mirrors – the sided mirrors of passing-by cars.

He drinks five litres of water every day from a large rust tin can.

He gets his hair trimmed by burning them over a fire.

According to Amou, he will will fall ill if he will bath and that’s why he has preferred not to take bath in over 65 years.

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