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The Brain Epilepsy and Famous People

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Many famous and well known people have or did have epilepsy...

Theodore Roosevelt - 26th President of the U.S. (October 27, 1858 - January 6, 1919): soldier , historian, explorer, naturalist, author, and Governor of New York.

He was subject to epileptic seizures, his eyesight was bad, and he also suffered from asthma, but was still a man of courage and strength appreciated by many.

President of the United States at the age of 42 years old. He was well known for having a vast range of objectives and achievements, all with an energetic determination and a hard ''cowboy'' persona. 

Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological disorder that is characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures.

These seizures are transient signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal, excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.