An unlikely duo have some startling physical similarities.
John Sherman was born 10 May 1823 in Lancaster Ohio to Charles Robert & Mary (Hoyt) Sherman, and grandsom of Taylor Sherman a CT lawyer and judge. He died 22 October 1900 in Washington DC. General William Tecumseh Sherman of Civil War renown was his brother. He served as Secretary of the Treasury during the administration of President Rutherford B. Hayes.
John Sherman was appointed Secretary of State in President William McKinley’s Cabinet, serving just over a year in 1897-1898.
Viggo Peter Mortensen was born 20 October 1958 in Manhattan, New York. He is an American actor. During his childhood, he also spent time in Argentina and Denmark.Viggo’s father was Danish. Viggo’s mother was American-born, and was of English ancestry.