Famous Historical Figures That May Have Never Existed

Beware Jack The Ripper

By now, you’ve probably heard the name Jack the Ripper. The 19th-century London-based serial killer’s story has been fodder for the legend for centuries, but his true identity has since remained a mystery. Most of his kills involved prostitutes in London’s East End, who were found murdered by having their throats cut before their stomachs were ripped out of their bodies.

So who exactly could be behind such an atrocity? Well, there are so many possible theories about this tall tale that you might even believe that the entire thing was made up!