Leech Collector and Bloodletting in the 19th Century

An old profession that has largely disappeared is that of leech collector, sometimes called leech gatherer or leech finder.

Groom of the Stool and Yeoman of the Chamber: a 14th-Century Job

Groom of the Stool was a job that existed in England from the medieval period until the reign of King Edward VII in the 19th century. It is a position that has now been forgotten, but one that provided comfort and convenience to many monarchs throughout the years.

Saving the Endangered Peregrine Falcon with Copulation Hats 1970s

The Peregrine Falcon nearly became extinct in America mostly because they were getting destroyed by pesticides.
A falconer from invented the Fuck Hat, or “copulation hat”

Pre-Radar Listener Job: Old Forgotten Jobs of History – 1900’s

Troops used acoustic mirrors made of concrete and similar listening devices to detect enemy aircraft. The Pre-Radar Listener Job: Old Forgotten Jobs of History was an extremely innovative invention.

Archimimes: The Clown Funeral Impersonating the Dead

In more recent times, funeral clown services are making a comeback throughout Europe and the USA. However, funeral services have diversified their services not just to clown funerals, but also thematic ones, such as Star Wars parades or Disney characters.

Whipping Boy: The Court Companion Who Took On The Royal Beatings

did you know it was a real job that existed through post-Medieval Europe and not at all a literary invention?
Whipping Boy: The Court Companion Who Took On The Royal Beatings

Triboulet The Jester

Triboulet The Jester was a comedically gifted court Jester that lived during the reigns of both Louis XII and Francis I.
Triboulet was involved in some infamous incidents that have persisted in history over time.

Strange Jobs of History: ‘Guardian of the Anus’ in Ancient Egypt

The anus blower had several tasks to make sure the pharaoh was healthy. On the one hand, this “proctologist”, who dealt with all problems related to hemorrhoids, and on the other hand, his job was to empty the bowels of the pharaoh when he had swallowed more food than he could take to facilitate digestion.
Strange Jobs of History: ‘Guardian of the Anus’ in Ancient Egypt