Tycho Brahe lost part of his nose in a sword duel over the legitimacy of a mathematical formula. For the rest f his life, it is said that Tycho wore a metal replacement which he attached with glue or paste.

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    He also died from complications caused by not going to the bathroom for too long and I think of him every time I have to...
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    Over the legitimacy of a mathematical formula…
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