Hans Asperger was the Austrian pediatrician after which Asperger's Syndrome is named.
Hans was born on Febuary 18th 1906 and died on the 21st October 1980.
It is believed that Hans Asperger also had Asperger's Syndrome. He originally identified Asperger's as Autistic Psychopathy in 1944 the same year that Kanner identified Autism.
However due to various delays Asperger's Syndrome wasn't properly recognised in most of Western Europe until the 1990's.
Other famous people thought to possibly have Aspergers include Albert Einstein, Jim Henson and Bill Gates.
The person writing this article also has Asperger's.