10 Worst Lies in History

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The fake Anastasia

Back in 1918, the Bolshevik Revolutionaries executed the last standing members of the Romanov dynasty: Tsar Nicholas II, his empress, and their five children. However, rumors started to spread that the couple’s youngest daughter, Anastasia, managed to escape.

Out of all the impostors that tried to exploit this rumor, there’s one that has gone down in history as the greatest con artist ever – Anna Anderson. After a failed suicide attempt, a mute Anderson family member was discovered in a German canal with no ID whatsoever.

The authorities then there her into an asylum, where everyone believed she looked just like Anastasia. While lots of former Romanov aides and relatives had immense doubts about her legitimacy, she still had many supporters who believed she was the duchess.

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5 thoughts on “10 Worst Lies in History”

  1. Aunt's friend Of Mine

    Daniel, knows many through the Seven Hills in Aurora.
    As threading pulled from a jacket seam curly quicker wit.

    :Mundane plains drifter.
    :status:

  2. EXCELLENT ARTICLE. I HAVE HEARD OF MANY OF THESE DURING MY LIFE AS FAR BACK AS I CAN REMEMBER. THE WORST ONES ARE THE POLITICAL LIES THAT PROBABLY INFLICT MORE DAMAGE AND SUFFERING TO ALL MANKIND THAT ALL THE OTHER CATEGORIES COMBINED. MY FATHER TOLD ME OVER SIXTY FIVE YEARS AGO THAT NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU LIKE ANY GIVEN POLITICAL FIGURE, YOU CAN NEVER TRUST ANYTHING THAT COMES OUT OF THEIR MOUTHS. HE SHOULD HAVE KNOWN AS HE WAS DEEPLY INVOLVED IN LOCAL POLITICS AT THE LOCAL AND STATE LEVEL AND WAS PRETTY MUCH DISGUSTED WITH THE SYSTEM IN HIS LATER YEARS.

  3. HItler was right! Jews were and still are the enemy of society and now globally. They own every centural bank in the world, news stations, Hollywood, TV shows and all to control and manipulate the world.

  4. I am having trouble understanding how the 1919 Black Sox scandal qualifies as a “lie,” or the Cuban missile crisis.
    That’s two of the first three: time to quit.

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