Guy de Maupassant

5 Historical Figures Who Saw Their Doppelgänger... And Then Died

5 Historical Figures Who Saw Their Doppelgänger... And Then Died

These days the term “doppelgänger” is used to describe two different people who look unusually alike. The internet practically abounds with photos of identical-looking celebrities, people who’ve discovered their so-called doppelgänger in old artworks, and complete strangers who look like they could be long-lost twins. It’s actually eerie how closely most of these people resemble each other. But the original meaning of “doppelgänger” is even eerier.