Are you a coffee lover? If you are, then you are in great company! We found some fascinating facts about 7 iconic and historic members of society who were extremely particular about their coffee:
1-Ludwig Van Beethoven couldn’t start the day without a cup of coffee made with exactly 60 coffee beans, which he counted personally
2-Voltaire, the famous satirist and author of “Candide”, consumed between 40 and 50 cups of coffee a day.
3-Soren Kierkegaard, the great philosopher, had 50 different coffee cups, and had his own peculiar way of preparing his coffee. He would put a lot of sugar into his cup and then pour black coffee on top to dissolve it.
4-Marcel Proust, the French writer, had two bowls of black coffee a day, which he drank with hot milk and some croissants in the late afternoon.
5-King Louis XV, grew his own coffee beans in the royal gardens, and loved to serve coffee to guests at the Palace.
6-L. Frank Baum, author of “The Wizard of Oz”, drank five cups of strong coffee with sugar and cream before he began his day.
7-Johann Sebastian Bach, the baroque composer, loved coffee so much that he wrote the Coffee Cantata, a miniature comic opera about coffee addiction.
So, fellow coffee lovers, you are not alone! Coffee, in its various forms, has been a favorite for centuries!