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]

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