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Diana Hayden knows famous people.

Every night, on The History Channel, she introduces us to iconic faces in Biography, with Diana Hayden.

Here's a sneak peek from the show this week, and some interesting facts you never knew about these people!

Vladimir Putin

Pictured here in his judo gear, Putin was originally turned down by his judo instructors. The teachers didn't think that 14-year-old Vladimir was tall enough.

But young Vladimir didn't lose hope. Today, Russian President Putin has a black belt in judo!

This episode of Biography airs on The History Channel at 10 p.m., May 23.

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