Historical Figures Who Were Around When Photography Was Invented

Photography developed as an ability around 1827 - meaning less than 200 years of our vast history could be digitally recorded for future references. Listed below are only a fraction of important historical characters captured on a lens for people to witness their physical appearances.


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The More You Know

  • Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs used their workers as fly catchers by covering them with honey so the flies got attached to them.
  • Ketchup was known to treat diarrhea and was used as medicine. Even made into pills.
  • Albert Einstein was once offered the post of Presidency of Israel. He politely refrained.
  • Charles Darwin invented his own office armchair with wheels.
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