Strange but true…

The shortest legal Will ever written reads `All to wife’ by Karl Tausch of Germany who died unexpectedly in 1967

The longest legal Will ever written – Frederica Cook an American housewife wrote her Will of 95,940 words in four gilt edged leather bound volumes it was admitted to probate in 1925. She had few possessions and the bulk of the Will contained farewells, best wishes and other words to her family and friends and even her enemies.

The oldest found Will – the oldest document that represents a will was discovered by an archaeologist Sir Flinders Petrie during an excavation of an Egyptian tomb dating back to 2500 BC.

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