How about Dwight Eisenhower? In fact, this whole tedious saga is just an advertisement — and science by press release. Retrieved 11 November Everyone will have dark brown hair, brown eyes and faces bereft of orange freckles. Retrieved 2 May Carleton Coon's book The Races of Europe stated that rufosity reddish hair often occurred in Montenegrins.
There may also be other genes involved in the red hair colour, such as on chromosome 4but changes in MC1R are a common factor.
Are redheads going extinct?
Because of the smaller percentage of red-heads present in the population, it has reduced the chances considerably for them to get red-head partners, so their offspring may or may not be a red-head. So if we want little Ron Howards or Lindsay Lohans in the 22nd century, we have to plan ahead. Several Dutch surgical schools were founded through which Dutch surgery, known in Japan as 'surgery of the red-haired' was propagated. Red hair was thought to be a mark of a beastly sexual desire and moral degeneration. Caucasian Tarim mummies have been found with red hair dating to the 2nd millennium BC.