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In 1494, the first European epedemic of Syphilis broke out after the siege of Napels by French troops. At its peak in the 19th century, syphilis affected as much as 15% of the adult population in Europe. Quite some famous people were infected by Syphilis: Pope Alexander VI, Francisco Goya, Thomas Aquinas, Johan Sebastian Bach, King Henry VIII, Charles Baudelaire, Al Capone, Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Captin James Cook, John Keats, Albrecht Dürer, Ferdinand Magellan, Erasmus, Guy de Maupassant, John Milton, Edouard Monet, Paul Guiguin, Benito Mussolini, Friedrich Nietsche, Johann Wolfgan von Goethe, Arthur Schopenhauer,...