Dustbury has problems with reincarnation.
I do not, generally, endorse the notion of reincarnation. (Nor did I when I was here last time.)
But the reason is obvious.
One of the problems I find with the concept is that its most fervent believers tend to assert that they were someone notable in a previous life; scarcely anyone claims to have been a serf who perished at twenty-two of some hitherto unnoticed disease.
I followed his link to Slate, which culls Wikipedia for famous people you can claim to be.
Hey, I got General Pulaski from the Revolutionary War.