Click the link above for all 18 of the photos…some of them are *amazing*  Here are a few:

Justin Timberlake, who uncannily resembles this old-time criminal in a mug shot.


or  Rupert Grint from “Harry Potter” looks like Scottish painter Sir David Wilkie.   


or Bruce Willis greatly resembles WWII General Douglas MacArthur


Wonder if I have any historic doppelgängers…. Hmmm.

Delaware Reason

via Business Insider:

When an authentic Civil War photo emerged last year, everyone buzzed about the solider’s resemblance to actor Nicolas Cage

But Cage isn’t the only celebrity with a historical doppelganger.

Turns out there’s a whole community of people, from to YouTube, who post photos of famous people and their historical lookalikes.

While some people think that the celebrities are actually vampires, others believe in the conspiracy theories that the famous people are clones or descendants of former politicians, artists, philosophers and even criminals.

But most just take it all in good fun.

We selected some of the most uncanny doppelgangers from YouTube compilations. From Keanu Reeves to Ellen Degeneres, you’ll definitely be shocked by the resemblance.


Here’s Nic Cage and his doppelganger. Little is known about the man besides that he supposedly served in the Civil War.

Here’s Justin Timberlake…

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  1. You have. The name is Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci, noble woman lived in Florence during Italian Renaissence and considered by painters (model of Botticelli for his masterpieces), kings and common people the most beautiful woman in the world. More doppelganger than this… 🙂

      • 🙂 Yep, a big project, based on hystorical details and facts with different sets in beautiful places round Europe, about Renaissance and the life of the famous traveler Vespucci. “America” comes after his name, that was Amerigo. Thanks for your very nice comment, Julia! 🙂

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