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13 Extremely Unexpected Friendships Between Historical Figures

Updated 29 Jun 2020 102.1k views13 items

Everyone knows that opposites attract. It's (at least initially) true for romantic relationships, and it's also sometimes true for friendships. There's a whole trove of odd couples from history that continue to spark people's imaginations. But, would you ever think that an award-winning playwright and a professional wrestler would hang out together? How about a porn magazine editor and a televangelist? Or a Jewish American soldier and a Nazi pilot? 

Well, all of those things actually happened—and much more. Let's take a look at some of the strangest pairs of friends throughout history.

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