Here's What 10 Historical Figures Probably Looked Like

Cleopatra (69 BC – 30 BC): Likely had a strong, commanding presence, with traditional Ptolemaic Greek features, possibly combined with some Egyptian characteristics.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – 1519): As per his self-portraits, Leonardo probably had flowing, shoulder-length hair with a long beard, deep-set eyes, and prominent features.

Genghis Khan (c. 1162 – 1227): This Mongol leader probably had a sturdy, muscular build, characteristic of a warrior.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603): Known for her elaborate red wigs and pale complexion (partly due to lead-based makeup), she had a high forehead, small lips

Julius Caesar (100 BC – 44 BC): Likely had a commanding presence with a lean build. Roman busts depict him with a high forehead, receding hairline, and a tight, thin-lipped mouth.

Joan of Arc (c. 1412 – 1431): She was likely petite with a strong, determined expression. Historical accounts suggest she had short hair (cut in a style typical for men of her time) and possibly wore armor in battle.

Mozart (1756 – 1791): Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart probably had a refined, yet lively appearance with a powdered wig, as was the fashion. He likely had delicate features and an intelligent gaze.

Nefertiti (c. 1370 – c. 1330 BC): As depicted in the famous bust, she likely had a graceful neck, a strong jawline, high cheekbones, and an elegant bearing.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821): Napoleon was not very tall and had a sturdy build. He likely had dark hair, a prominent nose, and a determined, commanding expression.

Shakespeare (1564 – 1616): William Shakespeare probably had a high forehead, a beard, and mustache, with intelligent, observant eyes.

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