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15 Celebrities Who Actually Witnessed Or Were Involved In Real Historical Events

Celebrities represent a sort of living history - they often influence society through their public lives. The internet is rife with surprising facts about celebrities and shocking truths about historical coincidences, so it's especially fascinating when the two worlds collide. Several celebs took part in the world's most significant historical events.

Some celebrities simply lived through or witnessed history, while others played a small, personal role. A select few, however, profoundly shaped the world with their actions; their influence extended beyond their marketable talents.