HeY ! HeY ! I Am SUCH A gReAt PErSON ! WHeN WAs I BORn ?

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    $\begingroup$ So tempted to answer Spongebob Squarepants. ;) $\endgroup$ – gnovice Dec 28 '17 at 15:50
  • $\begingroup$ I could have sworn this was a Baconian cipher - but apparently not $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Dec 28 '17 at 17:44

The answer is

Dimiti Ivanovich Mendeleev.

The reason:

If you ignore all spaces but very much mind the case, the riddle is a concatenation of symbols for chemical elements: for example, "A gReAt" gives you silver (Ag), Rhenium (Re) and Astatine (At). If you sum all the atomic numbers of said elements, you get 1834, which is the birth year of Mendeleev. With the chemical content of the riddle, there is few room for doubt that he's the solution (although it's probable he was not the only Human born that year).

Great riddle!

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    $\begingroup$ First I thought that this was a silly riddle with bad punctuation, now I can see how brilliant it is. Great work indeed. $\endgroup$ – Tamás Sengel Dec 29 '17 at 1:08
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you and well done, the answer is indeed correct :) $\endgroup$ – Keelhaul Dec 29 '17 at 9:23
  • $\begingroup$ Also, I thought Aristotle was more of a classical elements guy (your know, fire, air, water, earth, aether), quite ironic isn't it ? $\endgroup$ – Keelhaul Dec 29 '17 at 9:29

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