12 People From History With Today’s Celebrities As Doppelgängers

1. Macaulay Culkin & Young Vladimir Putin

Vladmir Putin and Macauly Culkin

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A young Vladimir Putin totally looks like Macaulay Culkin.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, the current President of Russia, looks exactly like the Home Alone childhood star. He was an officer in the KGB who rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel before retiring to politics. Vladimir previously served as President from 2000-2008, was the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999-2000 and then again from 2008-12.

Macaulay Culkin was born on August 26th, 1980. He started acting at the age of four. Known for his iconic role as Kevin McCallister in the 1990 film Home Alone, he was one of E!’s 50 Greatest Child Stars from the 90s. He took a short hiatus from acting and became a musician for The Pizza Underground in 2013 after a viral video of him eating a cheese pizza was uploaded to YouTube. He has had some legal issues regarding misdemeanor drug offenses in 2004 but hasn’t had any major incidents since.