gidikroon:

Did we already establish that Daenerys Targaryen is basically an improved version of Alexander the Great?

This connection and some others:

https://www.bookish.com/articles/playing-the-game-of-thrones-real-historical-figures-who-won-or-died/

Another connection that I don’t quite see, even though I’m fascinated by both Daenerys and Cleopatra:

https://www.tor.com/2016/07/11/the-history-behind-game-of-thrones-daenerys-targaryen-and-cleopatra/

Again a connection with Cleopatra, but also Henry VII:

http://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/game-of-thrones/266966/the-real-history-of-game-of-thrones-daenerys-targaryen

A detailed treatise on the historical connections:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/07/07/a_medieval_historian_on_the_real_world_analogues_to_game_of_thrones_daenerys.html

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