Today, I consider myself the oldest man on the face of the earth.
You do realise this is just asking the data visualisation community to do something with this data. As it is easier interpreting one's own age to the relative accomplishments of others with charts and graphs.
It's a load off my mind to know that I still have 291 days to become Emperor of France before anyone can accuse me of underperforming.
btw Anne Boleyn was married to Henry VIII, not Henry VIIII (we've only had eight Henrys [Henries?] so far).
I have to ask... how did compiling the data for this list make you feel?
At first I was like: crap, I’m getting old. But then I was like: dang, some people only did their best work in their sixties. So who knows? Maybe the best is yet to be...
von Neumann could have an entire blog post to himself with these milestones.