5 legendary historical friendships you've never heard of
Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe
C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien
They were fellow professors, both interested in science fiction, fantasy, Norse mythology and writing. Lewis was the first to see Tolkien's sketches and short stories about what would later become Middle-earth – and encouraged his friend to continue. Later, Tolkien helped Lewis survive a rough faith crisis and find inspiration again.
What if you could start one of the famous historical friendships one day? Find out what type of friend you are in this funny quiz.
Thomas Edison and Henry Ford
When they met in 1896, Ford was a huge fan of Edison's work and only wanted to make some pictures of him. After they were introduced to each other, it marked the formation of one of the most legendary friendships, with joint trips around the country and owning vacation houses next to each other.
Helen Keller and Mark Twain
One of the most famous historical friendships started when Helen was 14, and Twain was already in his 50s. He became the future activist's mentor, always speaking of her as of "the eighth wonder of the world."
Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield
Which other famous historical friendships do you know? Which of these legendary friendships inspires you the most?
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