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14 Historical Figures Paired With Celebrities Of The Same Age

Health, mishaps, and accidents. These causes have taken away from us some of the most prominent historical figures. Had it not been for the tragedies, they would’ve still been with us just like these celebrities of the same age. Take a look at are 15 historical figures paired with someone of the same age:

 

1. ANNE FRANK AND BARBARA WALTERS WERE BOTH BORN IN 1929

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The horrors of the Holocaust aren’t as far removed in history as we are made to believe. Anne Frank could have been and should have been alive today.

 

2. AMY WINEHOUSE DIED THE SAME AGE THAT ANDREW GARFIELD WAS WHEN HE PLAYED SPIDER-MAN

Died of alcohol poisoning at just 27, Winehouse would have been as young as the Spider-Man actor.

 

3. MUSIC MOGULS FREDDIE MERCURY AND DOLLY PARTON WERE BORN IN THE SAME YEAR

The two music magnates share the same birth year (1946). The Queen frontman who died from complications of AIDS at the age of 45 would’ve turned 76 this year.

 

4. JOHN LENNON AND PATRICK STEWART WERE BORN IN THE SAME YEAR

If he hadn’t been murdered 40 years ago, John Lennon might still be working today like his contemporary, actor Patrick Stewart.

 

5. PRINCESS DIANA WAS BORN IN THE SAME YEAR AS FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

Although Barack Obama took the oath to office and became President at the young age of 47, Princess Diana was just 20 when she was married and 36 when she died. She would have turned 1 this year.

 

6. SALVADOR DALI AND CARY GRANT WERE THE SAME AGE

The eccentric Spanish artist and the movie star were born in 1904. The surrealist died in 1989.

 

7. QUEEN ELIZABETH II AND MARILYN MONROE WERE BORN 2 MONTHS APART.

The two icons even met when they were both 30 years old in 1956.

 

8. BETTY WHITE WAS OLDER THAN MARTIN LUTHER KING.

Betty White was 7 years older than the celebrated activist who was assassinated and considered an enemy of the state by the FBI.

 

9. R&B SINGER AALIYAH WOULD HAVE BEEN THE SAME AGE AS KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN IF SHE WAS ALIVE.

The R&B superstar who tragically died in a plane crash at the age of 22, was born in 1979 with Kourtney Kardashian.

 

10. RUBY BRIDGES IS THE SAME AGE AS DENZEL WASHINGTON.

The first Black child to desegregate an all-white school in Louisiana is still an activist today.

 

11. BIGGIE WOULD BE THE SAME AGE AS EMINEM.

Biggie was killed when he was only 24. Had Tupac been alive, even he would have been just a year older than both of them.

 

12. JUDY GARLAND AND BETTY WHITE WOULD HAVE TURNED THE SAME AGE THIS YEAR

Both of them would be turning 99 this year. Betty was born on Jan. 17, 1922, and Judy was born on June 10, 1922.

 

13. BOB ROSS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE SAME AGE AS JOE BIDEN

Both of them would be turning 79 this year. Joe was born on Nov. 20, 1942, and Bob was born on Oct. 29, 1942.

 

14. FREDDIE MERCURY AND DOLLY PARTON WERE BORN IN THE SAME YEAR

The two music legends share a birth year, but the Queen frontman died from complications of AIDS too young at 45-years-old.

 

 

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Written by Muneer

Muneer is an Indian writer at FandomWire who plans to visit all countries in this world to eat the food on their streets. Obsessed with joggers, he sings and plays the strings too.