Historical Figures Switch Places

For my very first on Alternatehistory.com, he is the challenge of this post:

One needs to select two random historical figures and have these two figures switch places. What is meant by "switch places" is that their nationalities, birthplaces, roles in history, reasons for fame, occupations, and political positions are swaped for one another. It were be preferable to use the "place-switching" of individuals with people born at most 10 years apart from eacher and people from settler societies (ie. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Settler_colonialism and https://decolonialatlas.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/settler-states-of-the-world/). This is because of their nature as multiethnic "nations of immigrants". It would be extremely difficult to have Elvis Presley and Mao Zedong to switch places because China has never had a significantly large Anglo population and because they were born decades apart from each other. It would be impossible to have Moctezuma and Babur to switch places because Mesoamericans and Central and South Asians never knew of each others' existence despite the two men being alive around the same time.

Here is my example, done by copy-and-pasting Wikipedia while swaping, (and Anglicizing, and Hispanicizing) names and nationalities; Augusto Pinochet as a renowned American New York Yankees player and Joe DiMaggio as a Chilean dictator.

Gus Pinochet

"August Joseph "Gus" Pinochet (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Gulpin' Gus", "The Yankee Clipper" and "Gus P.", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Born to a family of French Breton and Basque descent in California, he is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and is best known for setting the record for the longest hitting streak in baseball (56 games from May 15 – July 16, 1941), which still stands."
"August Joseph Pinochet was born in Martinez, California on 25 November 25 1914. He was the son and namesake of August Pinochet (1891–1944), a descendant of an 18th century French Breton immigrant from Lamballe, and Evelyn Ugarte (1895–1986), a woman of Basque heritage whose family had been in the United States since the 17th century."

José Di Maggio

"José Pablo Di Maggio Mercurio (25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was a Chilean general who ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990, first as the leader of the Military Junta of Chile from 1973 to 1981, being declared President of the Republic by the junta in 1974 and becoming the de facto dictator of Chile, and from 1981 to 1990 as de jure President after a new Constitution, which confirmed him in the office, was approved by a referendum in 1980. His rule remains the longest of any Chilean leader in history."
"Di Maggio was born José Pablo Di Maggio Mercurio (Italian: Giuseppe Paolo Di Maggio) on November 25, 1915 in Valparaiso, Chile, the eighth of nine children born to Sicilian immigrants José (born Giuseppe) and Rosalía Mercurio de Di Maggio (Italian: Rosalia Mercurio Di Maggio), from Isola delle Femmine. Rosalía named her son "José/Giuseppe" after his father in the hopes he would be her last child; "Pablo/Paolo" was in honor of José favorite saint, Paul of Tarsus."

Now, it is your turn.
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