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Name that Historical Figure #6

Can you name the historical figures pictured below?
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Last updated: July 23, 2021
First submittedJuly 7, 2018
Times taken41,820
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Level 71
Jul 8, 2018
Josephine Baker ??????? looks more hysterical than historical.
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Level 80
Jul 9, 2018
Josephine Baker was an incredible woman. She was a spy for the french resistance in WWII, a figure of the American civil right movement on top of being a sex symbol. She earned several honors for her work, using her fame and sex appeal to slip into and out of nations in active war, passing on invaluable espionage messages. She adopted children from all over the world in a bid to fight racism. She was proud and openly bisexual. She was the only woman to speak at the 1963 March on Washington.

She's actually a personal hero of mine. Maybe do like a little research before making comments belittling her importance?

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Level 78
Jul 11, 2018
Amen to that! She was an amazing woman and trail blazer. Now would be the time to make a movie about her life. I think it would be a perfect role for Taraji P. Henson. She has the talent, looks, and attitude to pull it off.
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Level 70
Jul 18, 2018
Not sticking up for @Malbaby, he can defend himself, but I was going to ask who Josephine Baker was as well. I had never heard of her. I suspect @Malbaby was in a similar boat to me.

Thanks for saving me a trip to Google, she sounds like an impressive lady.

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Level 60
Jun 12, 2019
i'd give the role to Janelle Monae, not Taraji. and i can't understand how someone could ever question the relevance of Josephine Baker's presence in a list of historical figures
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Level 72
Jul 29, 2019
I have to fall into the grasp of those who knew of her but didn't know what she looked like. Looks like she can do the Charleston better than me too.
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Level 84
Jul 29, 2019
Malbaby's comment was pretty dumb, but, in fairness, that is also a fairly silly-looking picture.
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Level 77
Jul 30, 2019
Put me with the 84% who missed it. I never heard of her. I was trying dancers and actresses from the Roarin' Twenties - but my admission of ignorance in no way is meant to discount her importance.
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Level 80
Aug 17, 2020
Well said onegonecat. you've said all I was going to say. and I'm reply to some of the other comments that goofy thing was a part of some of her dance acts.
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Level 82
Jul 23, 2021
I have never understood why people like to claim that cultural figures "aren't historical" as though history were nothing but politics and military matters.
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Level 49
Sep 10, 2021
Sounds awful.
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Level 33
Mar 24, 2022
@jonty84 Which part? The anti-Nazi part or the pro-civil rights part???
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Level 83
Jul 29, 2019
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_Days_of_the_Century
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Level 49
Oct 23, 2022
Great question, triggered helpful comments.

The mad dance is the Charleston, and Ms. Baker was a world renowned entertainer when it hit.

Look on YouTube for people and groups, mainly in England, performing this and other 20th century dance crazes en masse!

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Level 60
Jul 8, 2018
Pablo Picasso ? anyone ever seen this pic ?
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Level 70
Jul 9, 2018
He's so young here! But it definitely looks like him!
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Level 80
Oct 8, 2018
Picasso with hair! I'm not used to it but the face is definitely the same.
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Level 77
Jul 30, 2019
I don't think I've ever seen a photo of him. He looks nothing like I pictured him in my mind. His head isn't shaped like a triangle, his eyes aren't on the same side of his face, his mouth is below his nose... :)
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Level 84
Mar 24, 2022
That's what he looked like when he painted many of his well-known "works". In the same way, one should always use photos of young Einstein.
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Level 33
Mar 24, 2022
Yeah, completely overlooked that one
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Level 75
Oct 28, 2022
The background tipped me off.
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Level 76
Jul 10, 2018
For Charlemagne, I couldn't get Elsa from Frozen out of my head.
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Level 76
Sep 15, 2021
whelp...3 years later and the first thing i typed was Olaf for the exact same reason.
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Level 33
Mar 24, 2022
I was running down a list of Eastern Roman Emperors, didn't know that's what Charlemange looked like at all!
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Level 88
Jul 16, 2018
Anyone notice how much number 6 looks like the historical portraits of St Nicholas.
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Level 67
Jan 2, 2021
I actually tried that ! (And saruman....)
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Level 58
Jun 19, 2019
Part 7 (but made by me and not the Quizmaster):

https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/264766/name-that-historical-figure-7

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Level 65
Jul 29, 2019
Is it strange that I thought Castro was Shia Lebouf?
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Level 76
Jul 29, 2019
No, there's definitely a resemblance there.
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Level 59
Jun 13, 2021
Every time I see T.E. Lawrence I think of Lawrence of Arabia as a joke because I forget that it actually is based on history, I haven't watched it yet
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Level 59
Jul 19, 2021
Ah, it's Disraeli I recognized that picture, but couldn't put my finger on who it was.
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Level 75
Jul 25, 2021
It looks like there is only one Wright brother there (that's Wilbur alongside the plane), but Orville is actually there too, lying flat at the controls.
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Level 83
Jul 26, 2021
Did worse on this one by a considerable margin than any of the others. I am only now realising that this is the first time I've ever actually seen a photo of Picasso.
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Level 78
Jul 27, 2021
The Lawrence photo made me think of Brian's mother.
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Level 75
Aug 11, 2021
Mandy Cohen?
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Level 58
Oct 6, 2021
That is exactly what I was thinking
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Level 39
Jan 1, 2022
Please update Jackie to include her birth/maiden name, Bouvier, as a correct answer.
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Level 84
Mar 24, 2022
I always try Bouvier first for her, just as a matter of principle.
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Level 66
Feb 7, 2022
This is a very weird picture of Buddy Holly. I could have identified any of the top google image results for him that aren't strangely obscured.
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Level 58
Mar 24, 2022
A very American oriented quiz.
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Level 84
Mar 24, 2022
We've seen much worse.
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Level 57
Mar 24, 2022
As well it should be.
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Level 68
Mar 24, 2022
The solution to this seriously tired comment is within reach. At the very top of the page is a button that says "Create". If you think there's a problem with underrepresentation, then, by all means, please have a go at authoring the type of quiz you'd like to see more of.
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Level 81
Sep 12, 2022
The problem is that the quizzes which end up featured are still by the big quizmakers, the majority of whom, including QM, are American. And quizzes that aren't featured don't end up being seen by too many people.
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Level 49
Oct 23, 2022
Anne Frank is everyone's child.
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Level 42
Jul 19, 2022
Goes to show where my interests are - I got Chiang Kai-shek and Haile Selassie, but had no clue who Jacqueline Kennedy was.
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2022
Some of these guys really like their epaulets
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Level 49
Oct 23, 2022
Christopher Lee!

Nice painting.