The history of mankind has always been and will be controversial.
Historians argue and argue literally every occasion, whether it is historical interpretation or evaluation of an event, process, or person. But, anyway, all historians agree that the following 9 “facts” about historical figures are not true.
The myth: Napoleon Bonaparte was small in stature.
Fact: in fact, the growth of the French Emperor was 170 cm.
Myth: Vincent van Gogh cut off his ear.
Fact: the artist cut himself a piece of the lobe.
Myth: albert Einstein was a bad student in school.
Fact: the future physicist was a good student, excelled in the natural Sciences and mathematics.
Myth: Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
Fact: Edison invented a method that allowed the bulb to burn for a long time.
Myth: Antonio Salieri was jealous of Mozart.
Fact: Salieri was a court conductor, so he was more successful than Mozart.
Myth: the idea of gravity to Isaac Newton came when his head fell an Apple.
Fact: the Apple fell to the ground beside him. But his fall brought a scientist into a brilliant idea.
Myth: Ferdinand Magellan made the first known voyage around the world.
Fact: he died half way through. And his expedition came through for him.
Myth: Cleopatra was an Egyptian.
Fact: Cleopatra was from a Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies.
Myth: Mickey mouse came up and drew Walt Disney.
Fact: the mouse was invented, AB ayverks, artist Studio.
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