History has it’s ups and downs. When it comes to talk about entertainment, we love to divide history into heroes and villains, but sometimes this kind of division is far away from the reality. Sometimes the on-screen heroes are actually off-screen’s villains. Believe it or not but it is the truth. There are several famous figures whose acting skills were amazing, no doubt, but their actual lifestyle behind-the-camera was extremely weird, so is the situation with historical scientists and other famous persons. This list of top 10 amazing facts about famous figures will definitely change your opinion and you’ll be urged to think that how can it happen!
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10. Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison is famous to have given us various inventions that changed the world. His biggest contribution was to figure out how electricity works. But this intelligent inventor also had a dark side. In an urge to prove that current was not secure, he gave a shock to an animal. What he actually did is that he had been electrocuting dogs and cats, believe me this is true.
9. Ernest Vincent Wright
He had written a novel that was considered impossible. True that various authors attempt to write revolutionary novels, but Ernest even crossed the impressions of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. His novel, “Gadsby” didn’t contain the letter “e”. What an amazing thing that Ernest managed to work really hard to complete 50,000 words without including this letter in any of his word.
8. Walt Disney
Throughout his life, Walt Disney was a traditionalist. His greatest success was family adaptation of work even centuries old. In short, he was a major media mogul. He used to provide cash to those who admired him. Walt Disney is alive in our minds and hearts due to the presence of so many play-lands after his name.
7. Robert Crumb
Robert Crumb was an artist of his time. He made us surprised in 20th century when he combined art with Carl Barks–era cartoons, autobiographical por-nographic fantasies, and misanthropy. This was one of his life’s biggest achievements, which proved Robert to be a perfectionist of his work.
6. Alexander Graham Bell
We all believe that it was Alexander who invented telephone, but this is actually not the same. He didn’t invent the telephone. He used to spend his time working with deaf people, and had deaf wife, deaf mother, and even deaf teacher. With the passage of time, Bell stole the idea from an inventor named Antonio Meucci, and named the invention of telephone to be his own.
We all hear and watch Dracula, a horrible creature. But to tell you an amazing fact Dracula was a sick and merciless person. He was not at all a blood eating human, but existed in 15th century when for the first time, Bram Stroker wrote a chilling novel in 1897 about its existence. The concept that Dracula is life-killing is absolutely wrong.
A man named Fulcanelli turned lead into gold. Although we don’t know much about this man, but historians believe that he was well educated person who actually did something unbelievable. He turned lead into gold. It was for the first time the procedure of converting lead into gold was invented—written in history books.
3. Muhammad Ali
A stolen bicycle inspired Muhammad Ali’s Career. Before he kicked ass as a boxer, he was Classius Clay. An incident changed his life totally, and made him hit the gym. Actually the time he and his friend were at the Columbia Auditorium, his bicycle was stolen—which led him walk miles to reach the destination, and he ultimately became a physically strong guy.
2. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson wanted to play Spider Man. His spidey sense urged him to play like that, so he discussed the situation with director Stan Lee. He showed interest in playing the role, but Lee explained that he has to be marvelous to fit the character.
1. Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King made a living plagiarizing. His biggest weapon was his speech, but it seems that Martin failed to get best of his weapon. He had, instead, plagiarized the infamous “I Have A Dream” speech from one given at the Republican Convention in 1952 given by Archibald J. Carey, Jr., an an African-American lawyer in Chicago.