Daniel Paul Tammet was born in 31 January of 1979 in London. He can learn a language in seven days and he holds the Guinnes record for memory 22.514 digits of pi.
He suffers synaesthesia, what means he can “smell” colours, “see” sounds or things like that. For example he has described his visual image of 289 as particularly ugly, 333 as particularly attractive, and pi as beautiful. The number 6 apparently has no distinct image.
He speaks twelve languages (English, Finnish, French, German, Lithuanian, Spanish, Urdu, Estonian, Romanian, Icelandic, Welsh and Esperanto). He also is creating a new language called Mänti wich have many sounds that comes from Slavic languages.
4 weeks ago