Nikola Tesla Never Slept for More than Two Consecutive Hours

Nikola Tesla

Much like Leonardo da Vinci, famed inventor Nikola Tesla followed the Ubermann Sleep Schedule. Nikola claimed to never sleep for more than two hours a day and was once recorded as working in his lab for 84 hours straight. He was forced into this schedule because it was hard for him to go to sleep once he had started a project.

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Napoleon Bonaparte Could Fall Asleep Anywhere

Napoleon Bonaparte

During wartime, Napoleon was required to run around from point to point in order to effectively command and give orders. Due to him always being on call and rarely sleeping, he would often have to find sleep wherever he could, usually falling asleep to the sound of gunfire and cannons. When the battles would finally end, he would sleep for eighteen hours to catch up on the sleep he lost.



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