You Won’t Believe What Historical Figures Actually Looked Like

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Using skeletal remains, geographic locations, DNA results, and portraits, forensic scientists have been able to figure out what some of the coolest historical figures actually looked. Some of these are super surprising!

Nefertiti

Nefertiti has one of the most recognizable faces and looks out of all of the famous rulers. This bust was created in 1345 BC in Amarna, Egypt.

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Crazy 3-D Rendering

In order to get this 3-D scan, scientists used a mummy who is known as “The Younger Lady,” and many people believe it’s the mummy of Nefertiti. Looks pretty legit to me!

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The More You Know

  • The Nobel Committee declined to award the Nobel Peace Prize in 1948 because "there was no suitable living candidate." This was meant as tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated earlier that year without receiving the Prize.
  • The television was invented only two years after the invention of sliced bread.
  • The youngest parents in the world were aged 8 and 9.
  • Sharks "smell in stereo."
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