Were These Historical Figures Real or A Myth?


Humans have inclinations towards heroic stories of brevity in certain leaders, mythical beings, and brilliant minds. Our history and folklores are often mixed. Several figures in history have influenced society but do you ever wonder if they were all real? A lot of historians and researchers have given their lives in pursuit of answers to this question. Below are a number of persons who are well-known but may very well be mythical figures.


Many of us got to know Mulan through the Disney animation, however, In China, she was already a legend. Scholars have taken different sides, with some believing she was real and others believing otherwise. The Ballad of Mulan emerged first in the Musical Records of Old and New in the 6th century during the Southern Chen dynasty.