These idols’ uncanny resemblances to people of the past could be proof that reincarnation exists!
1. EXO’s Suho and Prince Yi U
Suho bears a striking resemblance to the last prince of Korea, Colonel Yi U. Yi U was a lieutenant colonel in the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War and was killed during the Hiroshima bombing. Did the prince return as a K-Pop star?
2. EXO’s Sehun and Saint Stephen
Suho isn’t the only reincarnated EXO member. Fans noticed that Sehun looks a bit like Saint Stephen, the patron saint of deacons, horses, coffin makers, masons, and headaches. Sehun could be Saint Stephen’s reincarnation because his beautiful voice can relieve the worst headaches.
3. The Late Sulli (formerly of f(x)) and Lee Nam Hyang
Not much seems to be known about this mysterious and beautiful gisaeng, other than the fact that Sulli could be her twin!
4. Super Junior’s Eunhyuk and 9th Daimyo Lord Matsudaira Katamori
Eunhyuk is the mirror image of this famous a samurai who lived in the last days of the Edo period. The real question is: does Eunhyuk still remember how to swing a sword?
5. TVXQ’s Yunho and Baron Megata Tanetaro
Yunho looks exactly like Megata Tanetaro, a director-general of Japan’s Tax Bureau who was later knighted as a danshaku (baron).
6. Shinhwa’s Eric and Min Yeong Ik
Eric could be the reincarnation of this Min clan descendant, who lived during the late Joseon period. Min Yeong Ik served in a number of official positions towards the end of the Joseon dynasty.
7. HIGHLIGHT’s Yoon Doojoon and Empress Wan Rong
It looks like Empress Wan Rong decided to swap sexes during her journey back to earth, because she has been reincarnated as a handsome HIGHLIGHT member! Empress Wan Rong, also known as Empress Xiaokemin, was the Empress Consort of Puyi, the last ruler of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty.
8. Simon Dominic and Kim Won Bong
Rappers are known for their fierceness and fire, so it’s no wonder that this AOMG hip-hop artist looks a lot like Kim Won Bong. Kim Won Bong was an anarchist and independence activist in the early-to-mid 20th century.
9. Sechskies’s Eun Jiwon and this Japanese Swordsman
A warrior’s blood may course through Eun Jiwon‘s veins because he looks a lot like this swordsman.
10. EXO’s Suho and Barack Obama’s Teammate
Is it possible for a soul to dwell in two bodies? In addition to Korea’s last prince, Suho looks like Barack Obama’s old basketball chum!
11. Kang Ho Dong and Emperor Jiajing
Who would have thought that Emperor Jiajing would go from the emperor of the Chinese Ming dynasty to a king of Korean comedy?
12. Girls’ Generation’s Yoona and actress Nora Miao
Eagle-eyed fans noticed that Yooa looks a great deal like another famous lady, actress Nora Miao. Nora Miao is a Hong Kong actress who is known for appearing in many 1970s Kung Fu films.