The Historical Facts & Figures Collection
Historical Figures Who Are Nothing Like The People They're Painted To Be ... 14.6k VIEWS Some historical figures seem larger than life, like Cleopatra, Gandhi, Marie Antoinette, and Mother Teresa. But sometim... 14 Actors, Authors, Athletes, and Artists (and One Scientist) Who Died Broke ... 192.7k VIEWS History is full of riches-to-rags stories about fallen stars and tragic historical figures who died dead broke - or close to... 17 Plaster Face Molds Of Famous Historical Figures That Were Made Moments ... 858.3k VIEWS Death masks are an eerie glimpse into the final moments of life. These detailed sculptures of prominent historical figures w... The Most Influential Illegitimate Children Throughout History 34.2k VIEWS No matter how many times a priest told royals and prominent citizens to keep it in their pants, there were still famous... The Biggest Historical Myths That People Think Are Fact 24k VOTES Did Edison actually invent the light bulb? Did Vikings really wear those silly hats? Did Catherine the Great truly ... The Last Known Photos Taken of 20 Legendary Historical Figures 36.2k VOTES Since the invention of photography, people have been entranced by images of famous people. It's engrossing to see a recogniz... The Most Influential People of All Time 2M VOTES This is a list of the most influential people of all of human history. This means that the individuals on this list have had... The 30 Biggest Badasses In History 7.6k VOTES When you think of the biggest badasses in history, who comes to mind? Rambo, Stone-cold Steve Austin, maybe even t... The Most Historically Important Foodstuffs 38.4k VIEWS Human history is built on food. Just about any social occasion or backroom deal, no matter how small, has had some kind of f... The Most Historically Important Perverts Of All Time 1.1M VIEWS These are some of the most influential, famous and historically important human beings of all time (who also happened to be ... How History's Most Famous Extroverts Changed History 87 VOTES Psychologist Carl Jung first came up with the idea of introverts and extroverts in the 1920s. Introverts, he concluded, find... Groundbreaking CGI Shows What Historical Figures Actually Looked Like 5.7M VIEWS Many a Social Studies teacher has promised to “bring history to life,” but the art of 3D facial reconstruction actually... Transgender Historical Figures 3.3M VIEWS There have always been plenty of gay and lesbian historical figures, but transgender history can be a little bit trickier to... Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead 116.4k VOTES Throughout the course of history, the human race has produced some truly remarkable individuals - individuals who, sadly, ha... Historical Events You Most Want To Go Back and See 6.9k VOTES Every history buff has considered the historical events they would want to witness—from the construction of the pyramids to ... The Most Powerful Eunuchs From History 14.4k VIEWS Over thousands of years, elite individuals across the world have employed famous eunuchs in positions of power. Eunuchs are ... History's Biggest Mass Deportations and What the Consequences Were 6k VIEWS The looming threat of Trump deportations are a worry for many inhabitants of the United States in 2017. The Orange Pres... Historical Figures Whose Descendants Looked Just Like Them 2.5k VOTES There are a few descendants of historical figures who bear a shocking resemblance to their ancestors. Some children loo... Historical Kings That People Literally Believed Would Rise From The Dead ... 7.5k VIEWS When a king dies, does he really kick the bucket? It's hard to say for all of them, but at least some kings will... Here Are The Modern Height Counterparts To Some Of History's Most Important ... 335 VOTES When people remember history's most important figures, they rarely consider their heights. Television shows and do...