24 Amazing Photos They Surely Didn’t Show You at School

People are too used to seeing historical figures as they are presented in history books or news, but they rarely show images of these people in other times. Hitler was not always the dictator everyone knows, and even Mother Teresa had a childhood at some point. In this list of images you can see several pictures of historical characters that will be difficult to recognize, and even a sample of the first steps towards the use of Photoshop.

24. A small Chow-Chow accompanied Freud in his therapy sessions because he believed that dogs were able to recognize the real state of mind of a person.

Image credits: Eastnews

Image credits: Eastnews

23. This element is divided into two parts to understand it, do you recognize this guy? He only became known in adulthood, so it is complicated to determine who he is.

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Image credits: Eastnews

22. But the reality is that it is an old photograph of Pope Francis when he was very young. You can notice how the years have affected him, but he still retains some of his features.

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Image credits: Eastnews

21. In this picture, you can see Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon Lee. They, unfortunately, shared the same fate and died on the set of one of their films,

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Image credits: Eastnews

20. In this picture, you can see the most gifted children of Pablo Picasso, Claude, and Paloma Picasso. He is currently in charge of the Picasso Administration, and she is a famous jewelry designer.

Image credits: Eastnews - Picassolive

Image credits: Eastnews - Picassolive

19. Have you ever had the opportunity to see a photograph of Charlie Chaplin in his last years? You usually see many pictures of his greatest moment of fame, but the rest of his life has been hidden.

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Image credits: Eastnews

18. Hemingway after having caught a huge tuna. Nothing unusual, but they are the kind of images you can rarely see in history books or online.

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Image credits: Eastnews

17. A photograph of the famous Audrey Hepburn at 46 years old and still beautiful and radiant as she always was. This image was taken on the set of 'Robin and Marian' (1975).

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Image credits: Eastnews

16. This 18-year-old Macedonian girl may not seem important at first, but over the years she would be known throughout the world as Mother Teresa.

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Image credits: Eastnews

15. And in this picture, you can see her again with her sister (left) in traditional Macedonian costumes. She was only 13 years old and was known as Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.

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Image credits: Eastnews

14. A couple of photographs that show Vladimir Lenin in his youth, and the last picture that exists of him. It is hard to believe that they are the same person because of how much he changed.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

13. Here you can see a couple of well-known soldiers of history: Ernesto Che Guevara and Fidel Castro when they were still young students without revolutionary plans.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

12. An unseen image of the young Albert Einstein in the company of a group of friends in 1903. Even the greatest scientist in our history had time to share with his friends.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

11. A photograph that shows the renowned Walt Disney drawing Mickey Mouse with the smile that characterized him so much and a lot of creativity in his eyes.

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Image credits: Eastnews

10. In these images, you can see two young persons who would become great opponents with the passing of the years: Winston Churchill, 24 years old, and Benito Mussolini, 35 years old.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

9. Let's go back to Hemingway with a second image. Here you can see a photograph of him that you'll probably recognize, next to a photo taken on the day of his graduation.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons - Eastnews

8. A photograph of Muhammad Ali that not many remember. We can see him at 26 years of age, on the cover of Esquire, in a copy that talked about his fight as a boxer.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

7. There is not much to say about this character because only her name inspires glamor. In this picture you can see the magnificent Coco Chanel in 1910 and 1957.

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Image credits: Eastnews

6. Everyone is used to see Dostoevsky and Tolstoy as bearded geniuses with great wit and many words. But in these images, you can see that they were also young.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

5. Here you can see two characters very related to Europe that over the years became easier to recognize. A Hitler of 34 years and a Stalin of 24 years.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

4. Do you wonder how Hitler looked at 24? Despite keeping his mustache, this was much more voluminous. In this time of his life, Hitler was just a common soldier with a funny mustache.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons

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3. This photo was made to create more awareness about the Armenian genocide. I was destined to represent a Turkish official mocking Armenian children with bread.

Image credits: Collection of St. Lazar Mkhitarian Congregation

Image credits: Collection of St. Lazar Mkhitarian Congregation

2. There are usually many photos about Hiroshima showing the public destruction, but you rarely see photographs of the consequences such as the scars of this bomb victim six years later.

Image credits: Magnum Photos

Image credits: Magnum Photos

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1. A sample of photo manipulation in the pre-Photoshop era where we can see an eloquent giant-grasshopper hunter during the 1930s when grasshoppers were a common pest.

Image credits: Galt Museum & Archives

Image credits: Galt Museum & Archives

All these images show very little known images of public figures that were represented only in a way to the public, either because of the specific use of propaganda or because history showed only the side of their lives in which they became prominent in world events. Which of these characters was the most difficult to recognize? Do not forget to give us your opinion about these images from the past and share this article with other history lovers that you know.

Sources: Brightside

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