World Refugee Day: 5 Famous People You May Not Know Were Refugees

Thousands of families are forced to flee for their lives every day because of violence in their countries, according to the United Nations.

On World Refugee Day, Sky News looks at some of the famous examples of refugees who have left their mark in the worlds of science, arts, politics and sport.

1. Freddie mercury

AUSTRALIA – APRIL 01: Photo of Freddie MERCURY and QUEEN; Freddie Mercury performing live on stage (Photo by Bob King/Redferns)

2. Mila Kunis

3. Albert Einstein

4. Rita Ora

5. Luol Deng

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