23 Amazing People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

They say history is written by the winners, but frankly we're pretty sure history is just written by dickheads. How else do you explain how these folks got shoved aside for the names that we've come to know and love?

Well, it's time to fix that bullshit. With the help of Purveyor of Truth Auntiememe, we bring you some names that you probably have never heard of before, but absolutely should have.

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Ub lwerks was the creator Of Mickey Motse And he arinated Steanboat Wilie. Walt Disney said lwerks remained virtually unknown because he was too shy t

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ally Ride wasn't the first woman in pace. That distinction belong to Rugsian comonaut alentina Tereshkova. ISA In 1963, when Ride was just 12 years ol

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X Henri Poincare was the foremost expert on relativity in the late 19th century and was a most likely the first person to formally present the theory

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This is Elisha Gray, inventor of the variable resistance telephone. ere the boltone bore F B jpive Hel waany ti 2 T. Before variable resistance, wcle

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CRACKEDOON Frank J. Wilson Recognize these men? They're the ones who took down Al Capone. George E.Q. While Eliot Ness was chasing Johngon down Capone

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Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord made Napoleon his bitch. He was Napoleon's Minister of Foreign Relations, and he conspired with other countries

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Hans Lippershey is the inventor ofthe telescope. Lippershey, a Dutchman, applied for a patent in 1608. The Dutch government -HH refused his patent, an

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The power behind Alexander the Great was his mother Olympias. She ensured his claim to the throne by claiming his father was the god Zeus, and when Al

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This is (pictured: not Goebel's actual light bulb.) Heinrich Goebel, inventor of the light bulb. Goebel tried to sell his invention to this man, Thoma

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You are probably familiar with the Jonestown Massacre, but have you heard of Leo Ryan? Congressman Ryan was concerneda about the Jim Jones cult, and m

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In 1940, Percy Julian figured out how to isolate hormones So they could be used in medicine. These hormones are used in steroids, which are in everyth

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Georse MeyeR HAS CREDIT AS A ORODUSER, CREATIVE codsuLtAat, WRITER, OR story EDITOR od A STAGGERING 350 EPISODESOF THe Simpsos IF you HAvE AFAVORITE s

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Klingons The Federation tarfleet Command The Prime Directive The Gorn Khan The Warp Drive ...all created by Gene Coon. CRACKEDCON http.od.memorf alpha

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Producer Gary Kurtz coached the actors in Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back. CRACKED COM htbolmawign.comarideshoo2mitan-nterew-with.gary-kutz

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The original CRACKEDCO American Flag was designed by this guy. This is Francis Hopkinson, the early Congress' graphics guy. Congressional journals exp

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100 years before Rosa Parks, Elizabeth Jennings Graham took a stand against segregated public transportationo She was a church organist, and she neede

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There were actually 40 riders, warning people about the British invasion. Paul Revere was only one of them, and Of the three whose names we know, Reve

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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson did the President's job. She's sometimes called the first woman president, because she took over her husband Woodrow Wilson'

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Yeliu Chucai made Genghis Khan a ruler. Yelu was Genghis' Prime Minister, and when Genghis decided to level China to make pastureland for his horses,

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CHRIS CLAREMONT TURNED THE X-MEN FROM A DEFUNCT SERIES TO THE BEST-SELLING COMIC BOOK OF ALL TIME. EXCELSIOR, INDEED. CRACKEDCONT httpinymag.com/nymet

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In 1811, slave named a Charles Deslondes led between 200 and 500 uniformed, semi-armed, flag-bearing multi-ethnic slaves toward New Orleans, in an att

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John Wayne copied all of his everything from a man named Yakima Canutt. Not only was he Wayne's stunt double, he also taught him how to fight, on and

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Octave Chanute gave the Wright brothers designs, support, and financial backing. He's also been proven to be the designer of the first functioning air

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