The Historical Doppelgangers of Famous Celebrities

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Several times in your life, you might come across faces that look uncannily recognizable. However, you are unable to guess exactly where you have seen them! So, you try really hard, knock your brains and finally reach the conclusion that the face is eerily similar to that of a famous celebrity.

To be honest, millions of people have been living on the face of Earth. Billions of people used to live before us. Hence, it is possible that a few faces might look similar to a few others. Several of the celebrities have their historical doppelgangers who look exactly like them.

Apart from that, it is also said that every face present on the Earth has a potential twin. How interesting would it be to come across our own doppelganger! But, unfortunately, not everyone is famous enough to find out their twin.

Nonetheless, we can spot the doppelgangers of famous celebrities and realize that there would be a definite twin present for us as well! So, today we are going to have a look at the historical doppelgangers of the famous celebrities that are enough to leave us in shock.

So, let’s begin!

Eddie Murphy and an unknown man

If you put the picture of this unknown man next to the picture of Eddie Murphy, you will find little to no differences. It seems like Eddie Murphy is clicking photos of himself through a vintage camera.

Eddie Murphy is a renowned actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1970s. He became a regular face for the show “Saturday Night Live”. His fellow actors have termed him as a breath of fresh air for the show. He also took part in voice acting as well as singing.

Anne Hathaway and Spanish Painter Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes

Anne Hathaway is a famous Hollywood celebrity, adored by a number of fans. She has been cast for many movies such as “The devil wears Prada”, “The Princess Diaries” and many others. Plus, she has won a lot of awards for her contribution to the Hollywood Cinema.

Her doppelganger, Francisco Goya was a Spanish Painter. He was the most famous painter of the 18th and 19th centuries. A person belonging to the 18th century looks similar to a person, present today! How strange?

Peter Dinklage and Sebastián of Morra

Peter Dinklage is an American celebrity, famous for television as well as for films. While Sebastián de Morra was the court jester of Philip IV. The painting painted by Diego Velazquez gives us an idea regarding how Sebastián of Morra looked exactly similar to Peter Dinklage.

Peter Dinklage is mostly popular for his role as Tyrion Lannister in HBO’s much-celebrated “Game of Thrones”.

Ellen DeGeneres and Henry David Thoreau

Ellen DeGeneres and Henry David Thoreau are nowhere related to each other. Nonetheless, if you look at the photos of both of these personalities, you will be shaken for a while. Ellen DeGeneres is basically famous for her talk show. Plus, she is in the field for a number of humanitarian projects.

Henry David Thoreau was a poet, writer and historian. Additionally, he was an abolitionist who fought for slave rights. Both the people are of different genders, yet they look entirely similar!

Liam Neeson and Fidel Castro

The uncanny resemblance between these two people leaves us confused and scratching our heads. Liam Neeson is a famous Hollywood actor who rose to success due to Schindler’s List in which he played the role of the main protagonist.

Fidel Castro was a communist revolutionary. He was in power in Cuba during the 1950s until his death in 2016. He did not belong to royalty but ruled for the longest time.