Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

The digital curators at the National Library of France have scoured their massive collection of photos and drawings from across the centuries to prove, once and for all, that everyone has a lookalike — even imaginary characters, like the stars of Game of Thrones. Or Smeagol and Shrek.

Top image: François II and Prince Joffrey

Sansa Stark and Princesse aux armes de Bourbon

Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

King Henri IV and Tywin Lannister

Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

King Henry VIII and Robert Baratheon

Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

Athlete Louis Vasseur and Shrek

Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

Cardinal Marc Antoine Ansidei and Smeagol

Game Of Thrones Characters And Their Historical Doppelgangers

[Source: Gallica Bibliotheque Numerique]