You Won’t Believe What Historical Figures Actually Looked Like

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 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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  • Christian Bale studied Tom Cruise's mannerisms to prepare for his role as a psychotic killer in American Psycho.
  • The sun and moon appear to be the same size in the sky because of an astonishing coincidence: the moon is 400 times smaller but 400 times closer.
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