Betty Brosmer.. the highest paid pin-up girl of the 1950s, considered by many as the first true supermodel. Her waist measured 18 inches, her bust 38 inches and hips 36 inches. It’s speculated she achieved her tiny waist with corset training, also known as waist training, waist reduction or tightlacing, for moulding a pronounced and significantly smaller waist, altering the shape of the ribcage in extreme cases and moving internal organs out of their original positions.
Karl Theodor Körner (1791 - 1813) was a German poet and soldier. He fought in the German Uprising against Napoleon. He would compose poems and sonnets, sometimes in the middle of battle or after sustaining injuries. He was killed at Leizig on 25 August 1813, aged just 21.