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
King Henri IV and Tywin Lannister
King Henry VIII and Robert Baratheon
Athlete Louis Vasseur and Shrek
Cardinal Marc Antoine Ansidei and Smeagol
[Source: Gallica Bibliotheque Numerique]