6 pairs of historical figures you didn't realize were contemporaries

Some historical figures that are rarely mentioned in the same context seem to belong in different eras. It's surprising how many legendary lives actually overlapped.

Did you know these people were historical contemporaries? Do you know any other unlikely simultaneous historical events?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Ronnie Paul
And C S Lewis, author of “The Narnia Chronicles” and other works died on Nov 22, 1963, too.
Dec 28, 2020 7:55PM
Ronnie Paul
Great subject. One to add would be that John Wayne met Wyatt Earp in Hollywood in the 1920’s. Earp died in 1929.
Dec 28, 2020 7:49PM
Joe Mangan
djaiudijr, Wild Bill Hickok would know the answer - two pairs.
Dec 3, 2020 4:09PM
Extremely interesting. Had no idea Picasso died when my daughter was 10 yr. old.
May 3, 2020 4:40AM
Cheryl McMeekin
All very interesting facts, learn something new everyday!!!
May 1, 2020 3:52PM
Twins that were born years apart but had the same birthday. Go figure! LOL.
Apr 28, 2020 10:32PM
Elizabeth Topaczewska
Thank you for sharing,interesting.
Apr 28, 2020 7:10PM
Glad to find some new history. Thanks for sharing
Apr 28, 2020 1:34PM
Wendy Outram
I love to know facts like this.
Apr 28, 2020 3:44AM
Good stuff and interesting. All of them worked hard in contributing to society in a positive way. They had ideas and talents which made them exceptional and defining their purpose. Creativity is a great gift to use no matter what the discipline is.
Apr 27, 2020 9:19PM
Darlene Davidson
Aldous Huxley died the day that Kennedy was assassinated.
Apr 27, 2020 9:04PM
Eleanor Loughnan Newton
King George V died the same day as Rudyard Kipling
Apr 27, 2020 8:48PM
Some great news!
Apr 27, 2020 8:16PM
Nancy Gardner
Very interesting dates.
Apr 27, 2020 6:52PM
The one I found most interesting (as an Air Force Historian) was Orville Wright and Neil Armstrong. Only 66 years between the First Flight and the Moon landing. I am ashamed I never put it together like that!
Apr 27, 2020 5:35PM

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