Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder which is a milder autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is marked by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication. While living a normal and healthy life with Asperger syndrome is quite challenging, the condition hasn’t been able to stop numerous people from achieving great heights in their careers. Some of the most brilliant minds of all time, Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton are believed by modern researchers to have displayed symptoms of Asperger syndrome. Musical great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and renowned painter Vincent Van Gogh also had this condition. Asperger syndrome causes the patients to display behavior, interests, and activities that are restricted and repetitive. Their social behavior is also severely restricted which makes it extremely difficult for such people to enjoy a normal social life. However, with determination and hard work, people with Asperger's can not only lead a normal life, but can also excel in their professional fields. Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Schulz, Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, and Bill Gates are among the highly successful people who achieved a lot despite suffering from the syndrome. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous people with Asperger’s.
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
(Singer)

29 August 1958

25 June 2009

Gary

American

Virgo

Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin
(President of Russia)

07 October 1952

Saint Petersburg

Soviet Russian,Russian

Libra

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln
(American President.)

12 February 1809

15 April 1865

Hodgenville, Kentucky, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Andy WarholAndy Warhol
(Pop Artist)

06 August 1928

22 February 1987

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Leo

Robin WilliamsRobin Williams
(American stand-up comedian)

21 July 1951

11 August 2014

Chicago

American

Cancer

Charlie ChaplinCharlie Chaplin

16 April 1889

25 December 1977

Walworth, London

British

Aries

Bob DylanBob Dylan
(Singer & Songwriter)

24 May 1941

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

American

Gemini

Mark TwainMark Twain
(Author and Humorist)

30 November 1835

21 April 1910

Florida

American

Sagittarius

Woody AllenWoody Allen

01 December 1935

The Bronx, New York City

American

Sagittarius

Bobby FischerBobby Fischer

09 March 1943

17 January 2008

Chicago

Icelander,American

Pisces

Tim BurtonTim Burton
(Film Director, Producer, Writer, Artist)

25 August 1958

Burbank, California, U.S.

American

Virgo

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
(Entrepreneur, Aerospace Engineer, Filmmaker, Inventor, Aviator, Philanthropist)

24 December 1905

05 April 1976

Humble, Texas, US

American

Capricorn

Alfred HitchcockAlfred Hitchcock
(Film Director and Producer)

13 August 1899

29 April 1980

Leytonstone, England

British

Leo

James TaylorJames Taylor

12 March 1948

Boston

American

Pisces

Daniel Edward Dan AykroydDan Aykroyd

01 July 1952

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

American

Cancer

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz

26 November 1922

12 February 2000

Minneapolis

American

Sagittarius

David ByrneDavid Byrne

14 May 1952

Dumbarton, Scotland

American,Welsh

Taurus

Michael PalinMichael Palin
(Comedian, Actor)

05 May 1943

Broomhill, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

British

Taurus

Jim HensonJim Henson
(Television director, Film director, Film producer, Voice actor, Puppeteer, Actor, Screenwriter)

24 September 1936

16 May 1990

Greenville

American

Libra

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
(Singer)

01 April 1961

Blackburn

British

Aries

Dan HarmonDan Harmon
(Screenwriter, Film actor, Actor)

03 January 1973

Milwaukee

American

Capricorn

Keith OlbermannKeith Olbermann
(Television presenter, Writer, Journalist)

27 January 1959

New York City

American

Aquarius

Jamie HynemanJamie Hyneman
(Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist, Wrangler, Machinist)

25 September 1956

Marshall

American

Libra

Gary NumanGary Numan
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

08 March 1958

Hammersmith

British

Pisces

Craig NichollsCraig Nicholls
(Singer, Composer, Painter, Guitarist, Songwriter)

31 August 1977

Sydney

Australian

Virgo

LadyhawkeLadyhawke
(singer, songwriter)

13 July 1979

Masterton

New Zealander

Cancer

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