27 Celebrities and their historical lookalikes

Whether we’re actually all clones or merely descended from former politicians, philosophers or even criminals, some conspiracy theorists will have us believe that we all have a historical doppelganger. While ordinary folk have literally a needle in a haystack chance of tracking down theirs, eagle-eyed historians and researchers have found some shocking resemblances from another era for the likes of Justin Timberlake to Peter Dinklage.

1.) Jay Z and a man from 1930s Harlem

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2.) Jennifer Lawrence and 1950s Egyptian actress Zubaida Tharwat

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3.) Jimmy Fallon and Russian Revolutionist Mahir Cayan

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4.) John-Travolta and an unknown 19th century man

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5.) Jon Stewart and Henry Ward

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6.) Justin Timberlake and this old-time criminal

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7.) Leonardo Di Caprio and 1960s woman Judy Zipper

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8.) Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rose Wilder Lane

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9.) Mark Zuckerberg and Philip IV of Spain

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