So, who does exist and who’s fictional?
Adolf Hitler 0 0% : Yes, he actually existed. Tried to make Germany the only country in the world.
Winston Churchill 0 0% : Yes, he actually existed. Stopped Hitler while drinking whisky and smoking cigars
Mahatma Ghandi 0 0% : Yes, he actually existed. Stopped violence by protesting in a non-violent way. One of the few to succeed until he was killed.
Joseph Stalin 0 0% : Yes, he actually existed. Some russians want him back as their dictator, but he’s dead.
Martin Luther King 0 0% : Yes, he actually existed. He had a dream and died for it.
Theodore Roosevelt 0 0% : Existed as well. Was a nice president, until he got so see a play and got killed
Ceasar 0 0% : Yes, he was there. Roman emperor who was stabbed in the back, quite literally. You can still visit his grave in Rome.
Nero 0 0% : Yes, he was there as well. Didn’t like christians and burned them, including a large part of Rome.
Albert Einstein 0 0% : Genius and weirdo at the same time. Discovered E=MC^2 by asking himself what would happen if a person would travel faster than light.
Captain Quaker 17 85.00% : There’s Captain Crunch and Quakers, but no Captain Quaker. Completely fictional and not even a cereal.
William Wallace 3 15.00% : Yes, he did exist. Mel Gibson painted half of his face blue and acted like he was Wallace, but Wallace himself did exist. He wanted freedom and died in pieces. Literally.
Aristotle 0 0% : He was there. Famous greek wise man. Also the first name of a famous greek oil baron.
Plato 0 0% : Wrote a book about Atlantis. Though Atlantis was never found Plato did exist.
Tolkien 0 0%: Tolkien is an actual person. Famous English teacher in literature and was so fond/crazy about languages he invented a couple and wrote a book about some Hobbits. Read the book and you might want to kill Peter Jackson.
Roentgen 5 25.00% : German who discovered x-rays or roentgen radiation. His ideas are still used today in modern medicine, though the doses are less lethal than in the beginning.
Forrest Gump 13 65.00% : Life is like a box of chocolates. That’s crap and so is this guy. Fictional character that is supposed to be a humongous influence for all famous people he ever met. View it as a “look what we can do with special effects!”-movie, not as a “can they fuck up history even more?”.
Benjamin Franklin 0 0% : This guy existed and once got the bright idea to go kiting in a thunderstorm. He almost single handedly invented the American Nation we now know as the United States. Franklin knew a lot, read a lot and did a lot. He invented stuff we still use today. Best thing of all he cared about people and did a huge amount of work to ensure all people have the same rights and values. We honor him by putting him on a bank note.
Chen Xin Mao 2 10.00% : Popular artist you might never have heard of.
Homer Simpson 15 75.00% : Creation of Matt Groening. Saved his life and made him rich.
Marlboro Man 11 55.00% : Tricky one, but there is no actual Marlboro man. There were more actors. There was a guy with a cowboy hat smoking cigarettes for Marlboro. Every one called him the Marlboro Man. Got even more famous when one of the guys acting as the Marlboro Man got lung cancer and sued Marlboro. Also the name of a movie character.
Robert Frost 4 20.00% : He existed. American poet.
Dick van Dyke 0 0% : Richard Wayne Van Dyke got famous from his Dick van Dyke Show, Mary Poppins and that annoying doctor in Diagnosis: Murder.
Sophocles 4 20.00% : Actually existed. Was a Greek who did a lot of drama.
Tina Turner 0 0% : Duh, exists. Go to a music store if you don’t believe me.
Hamlet 9 45.00% : The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke. is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. One of the greatest plays of all time. But he didn’t actually exist.
Luke Skywalker 14 70.00% : Luke Skywalker is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe.
Mr Hyde 12 60.00% : Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. First schizophrenic.
Charles Dickens 0 0% : English novelist. Wrote a lot of books.
Cicero 4 20.00% : Existed. Invented Latin language.
Woody Allen : born Allen Stewart KÃ¶nigsberg. Got beaten up as a kid, went write a lot about comedy and made a lot of very weird movies. Woody Allen has won three Academy Awards and been nominated a total of 21 times.