Game Of Thrones Author George R.R Martin has quite the imagination. But imagination is often sprung from what we already know and the knowledge we possess. It has often been discussed that game Of Thrones is based loosely off of real events, and real characters. Although this has not been entirely confirmed or referenced by Martin, there are very similar characters, locations and events that have occurred in history that very similarly occur in the television series.
Take at look at the infographic below, brought to you by Inside Online, and see just how close Game Of Thrones matches up with the real world .
Game Of Thrones In Real Life Infographic
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