What Historical Figures May Have Really Looked Like, According To CGI

What George Washington May Have Actually Looked Like

Researchers compared detailed renderings to painted portraits to create this computer-generated image of Washington to prove that most of his portraits are pretty authentic.

this is what george washington really looked like

What makes this image so realistic is Washington’s five o’clock shadow and his full head of hair – all of which was real and powdered white in his day. Washington died on December 14, 1799, after complications after bloodletting, which was supposed to help with a sore throat. He was 67 years old.