We have got you some mind-blowing facts about Game of Thrones that connect the characters of the series to real people from history. Scroll down to see 10 historical figures that are surprisingly reincarnated in Game of Thrones.
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1. Jon Snow and William the Conqueror
Both of them were impressive fighters and leaders.
2. Tyrion Lannister and Richard III
Both were born with disabilities, and both turned out to be talented administrators.
3. Margaery Tyrell and Anne Boleyn
According to books, Renly and Loras planned to make Margaery King Robert’s mistress and replace Cersei. Just like that, Anne Boleyn pursued a married king and was engaged in a long political conflict with his previous wife from a powerful noble family.
4. Joffrey Baratheon and Eustace IV of Boulogne
Joffrey was poisoned to death at his own wedding. Just like that, Eustace IV of Boulogne, an evil man, mysteriously died at a feast.
5. Cersei Lannister and Catherine the Great
Cersei murdered her husband and became a queen. Catherine was a Prussian princess. She married the Russian Tsar Peter III, then she overthrew him, and then took over as Empress of Russia, while he was murdered by one of Catherine’s supporters.
6. Brienne of Tarth and Joan of Arc
2 strong and brave women, the Maid of Tarth and Joan of Arc, referred to themselves as ‘The Maid.’
7. Daenerys Targaryen and Henry Tudor
Daenerys is the mother of dragons. She is the last surviving member of her house who is living in exile. Like-wise, Henry Tudor was the last surviving member of the Lancastrian family with a claim to the throne in the Roses Wars.
8. A whole race: Dothraki and Mongols
Both are warlike nomadic races.
9. A place: The Wall and Hadrian’s Wall
The Wall in Game of Thrones divides the White Walkers from the humans. Just like that, Hadrian’s Wall divided the Romans from Scottish barbarians.
10. Even the main plot: The Starks & Lannisters and the Yorks & Lancasters
Battling in these wars were the House of York and the House of Lancaster. Don’t their names sound so similar too?
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