The year: 1943, who is this man? The image that divided social media…

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An old photograph taken in 1943 quickly went viral on social media. Discussions about who the mysterious man in the photo is divided users into two. Here is the photo that received hundreds of comments on social media and was also featured in the foreign press…

There is nothing strange about seeing a well-dressed man chatting on his cell phone on a busy street corner. But if this photo was taken in the 1940s, the situation changes completely…

The discovery of a man who looks too modern for his time in one of the photographs from the Second World War has prompted internet sleuths into action.

THE PHOTO WAS TAKEN IN ICELAND IN 1943

The photo, which quickly went viral on social media and attracted the attention of many foreign newspapers, was taken in 1943 in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.

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According to The Sun newspaper, the suspect is seen waiting among US soldiers during World War II, but he is not wearing a military uniform. Instead, he is wearing a light trench coat and holds his hand to his ear as if he is holding a cell phone.

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THEIR CLOTHES ALSO ATTRACT ATTENTION

The photo was originally posted in 2016 by Kristjan Hoffmann in the Facebook group ‘Gamlar ljósmyndir’ (Icelandic for old photos).

Hoffmann captioned the photo: “What stands out in this beautiful photo is the man on his cell phone by the window. I don’t know what to say, this man is not only talking on the phone, he is standing there alone with a hat on his head and a shawl around his neck. With his phone in his hand, he looks as if he is in the present day.”

COUNTLESS ALLEGATIONS

As soon as the photo in question came to the fore again, it went viral. Social media users made numerous claims about who the mysterious man was.

One user claimed that this person was Dr. Who, the hero of the famous British TV series. Another user suggested that the man was a time traveler. Another commenter joked that the photo was ‘proof that Icelanders invented the cell phone long before anyone else’.

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THEIR CLOTHES ALSO ATTRACT ATTENTION

The photo was originally posted in 2016 by Kristjan Hoffmann in the Facebook group ‘Gamlar ljósmyndir’ (Icelandic for old photos).

Hoffmann captioned the photo: “What stands out in this beautiful photo is the man on his cell phone by the window. I don’t know what to say, this man is not only talking on the phone, he is standing there alone with a hat on his head and a shawl around his neck. With his phone in his hand, he looks as if he is in the present day.”

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Mystery man claimed to be Dr. Who, the hero of the British TV series/BBC

COUNTLESS ALLEGATIONS

As soon as the photo in question came to the fore again, it went viral. Social media users made numerous claims about who the mysterious man was.

One user claimed that this person was Dr. Who, the hero of the famous British TV series. Another user suggested that the man was a time traveler. Another commenter joked that the photo was ‘proof that Icelanders invented the cell phone long before anyone else’.

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THEY TRIED TO FIND A LOGICAL EXPLANATION

There were as many people who were excited to see the photo as there were people who wanted to make sense of it.

One commenter said that the man was just checking to see if his watch was working.

Another claimed that the man was smoking a pipe and scratching his ear when the photo was taken.

The mystery of the mysterious man who divided social media has not been solved, but the frame in question managed to enter the conspiracy theory “10 unexplained real Time Travel Cases”.

 

 

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