History, whether it be World War I, The Great Depression, or happier moments like the first moon landing, can oftentimes be capture by breathtaking photographs. Here are some that will take you back in time and leave you intrigued for life about events you didn’t get the opportunity to experience.

Buchenwald Camp

Buchenwald concentration camp

It was a German Nazi concentration camp, in 1937 it was one of the largest concentration camp in the world. This image shows a picture of the guards who were beaten up by the prisoners after liberation. This image was taken in 1945.

Stephen Hawking and his wife

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is quite old now and before he got paralyzed he was considered a genius as his research on quantum physics led him to become one of the most iconic scientist of his time and even now people actually respect his research. This is him standing with his wife who died in 1995.

Kurt Cobain & his daughter

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain belonged to the popular band Nirvana and committed suicide at the age of 27. He is a widely regarded musician who is known for his controversial media appearances. In this picture is his son Frances Bean Cobain and he almost lost the custody of his child after his wife tested positive for drugs not knowing that she was pregnant.

Muhammad Ali and the mock pose

Muhammad Ali

Beatles are considered the kings of music back in the 60’s and Muhammad Ali was a widely regarded boxer of his time. In this image he is shown mocking a victory pose as the Beatles lay down on the ground. Too many legendary people in one picture.