There are quite a number of people who cannot go a day without taking their baths but that is not the same Amou Haji who has stayed without bathing for almost 65 years.
Amou Haji has been named the world’s dirtiest man alive. According to reports, Haji had some emotional setbacks while growing up so he decided to live an isolated life.
He lives alone in a small home at Kahrar-e Dejgah village in Iran. Haji is said to be scared of water and he believes bathing makes him sick thus his decision.
On the other hand, the second dirtiest man, Kailash Singh who has not taken his bath for more than thirty years made his decision after the priests told him he would have a son if he stopped bathing. Unfortunately, he was blessed with seven daughters.
There are just little details about his early life and background.
Amou Haji’s Profile
Name: Amou Haji
Birth year: 1941
Place of birth: Kahrar-e Dejgah village
Known for: The dirtiest man alive
Here are 10 Odd Facts about Amou Haji
1. The man is living a nomadic life
Amou Haji is a man with very few friends because of the kind of life he lives. It is said that he has cared for the comforts of the world which makes him content with living a nomadic life. he does not have a particular part where he is settled.
2. Amou Haji’s favourite meal is rotten meat
He does not fancy any delicious meal. His favourite meal is rotten porcupine meat or dead animals. One may wonder how he has managed to stay alive all these years.
3. He loves smoking
This man does some really weird stuff. he loves smoking animal faeces out of a Pipe. He smokes using a rusted pipe which has become his companion over the years.
4. Amou Haji lives in a hole in the ground
Despite the fact that a hut was built for him to live in, he doesn’t stay there. He lives in the ground which looks like a grave. He believes it keeps him in touch with the reality of life, which is death.
5. He uses fire to trim his long dirty hair
Everything about this man is absolutely scary and unusual. While others use a pair of scissors or clipper, Haji has been using burning man to trim his hair.
6. Amou Haji drinks five litres of water daily
In other to stay healthy, he usually drinks five litres of water daily to sustain himself. but it is not known if he eats or takes normal food and drinks.
7. Haji hopes to find love soon
There are people who insinuated that Amou Haji is in this his current stay because of heartbreak. However, he has not given up on finding his true love though.
8. People often mistake him for a rock
Amou Haji has become so dirty that many believe he has become the same colour as the earth which seems true, and that makes him blends with his environment. He is often mistaken for a rock when he lies still on the ground.
9. A group of men tried to give him a shower but hr ran away
Sometimes back, he shared that a group of young men tried to give him a shower but he had to run away even before the water touched him. The mere thought of bathing drives him crazy.
10. Haji’s last bath was in 1954
It is on record that the 77 year old world last took his bath in the year 1954. This is quite shocking that Amou Haji has not taken his birth for more than six decades.