Historical Figures
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Historical Figures Who Lived A Lot Longer Than You Thought

Updated January 31, 2020 19.6k votes 2.4k voters 173.0k views16 items

List RulesVote up the famous people you didn't realize lived long after the time period you associate them with.

There are certain major historical figures who we automatically associate with a particular decade or period of time, but sometimes forget that people live long, productive lives (often outside the public eye) and were around well into other decades where we never imagine them existing. Here are 16 of these examples to warp your sense of time.