History is witness to the exploits of many figures with conflicting legends associated with them. But what is the reason behind the ‘conflicting legends’? Why do people misunderstand some figures while they glorify others? With legends and folklores passed down through generations, it is but natural for several versions of the truth to emerge. At times, the entire perspective of the world changes due to the additions or omissions from tales. Let us read about the top 10 most misunderstood people in history.