His memory was phenomenal, and it could be repeated several pages of printed text, read them only once. Writing managed to both hands at the same time, often with one hand threw a love letter, and the other - poetry. And, of course, was amazing knowledge graph in physics and chemistry. He enjoyed special favors ladies of the French court as an unsurpassed master in the preparation of dyes and cosmetics. In Italy, the Count conducted experiments to improve the linen manufacture, has developed a new process for the purification of olive oil - poor turned into high quality refined. According to the latest technology involved in the manufacture of hats at the request of Count Kobenzlya, Austrian Ambassador to Belgium. It was in the Belgian city of Tournai.