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The Death of Napoleon on St. Helena

  • The Death of Napoleon on St. Helena

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Even in death Napoleon was controversial. Many questions surrounded his death: Was he poisoned? His hair had high levels of arsenic in it. Did he have stomach cancer? He certainly had stomach ulcers and suffered from severe intestinal pain and frequent vomiting.

The Death of Napoleon on St. Helena, Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

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Collection de Vinck. Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870. Vol. 80 (pièces 10273-10391 d), Restauration et Cent-Jours.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, RESERVE QB-370 (77)-FT4.

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