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.

Nikola Tesla

One of the great geniuses descending from a family with mental issues, he was a famed inventor, futurist and engineer for his time.


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The More You Know

  • Albert Einstein was once offered the post of Presidency of Israel. He politely refrained.
  • Vladimir Pravik was the first of the few firefighters who reached the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and after the contact to radiation his eyes turned from brown to blue.
  • John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Died on the Same Day
  • There was a pig that was hanged during the French Revolution because it bit someone.
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