Who and why killed Napoleon?

03 Apr

Historians claim that Napoleon died of stomach cancer is not, and was poisoned. Reason for this version is more than enough. Proof of this are 273 documents found in the attic of the house where the family lived the alleged poisoner. The same study was carried out Napoleon’s hair, which sostrigli during his stay in exile, as was found in them is arsenic in small concentrations. Incidentally, an interesting detail, while Napoleon was in exile, grain yield increased. It has been proven that the poisoner was General Charles Montholon, who traveled with the emperor of France in exile on St. Helena. Historians differ only in determining the cause of the murder of Napoleon.

According to one historian – Frenchman Rene Maury, Gen. Napoleon was poisoned just because of jealousy and greed. Charles Montholon was very fond of his wife Albina, but at the same time pushing it to get closer to Napoleon, thus, trying to earn his position. Albina became the mistress of Napoleon and Josephine gave birth to his daughter, and then was sent to the child from the island. For Charles Montholon, this was a tragedy.

General, and he’s only been 36 years, banned from going with his family, and was ordered to remain with Bonaparte. From the drafts of the emperor found it is known that Montholon is the main successor of the state of Napoleon. To quickly reunited with his family and to get an inheritance, the general added small doses of arsenic in food and drink. After the death of Napoleon’s wife broke up …

According to another historian – Canadian Ben ISPs, General Montholon went into exile for the emperor to avoid arrest for a lot of debt. He hoped for two million francs, Napoleon, as was the sole heir of Napoleon. Emperor hunted five years, giving him small doses of arsenic, which caused pain in the stomach. After the designated treatment with mercury chloride and almond syrup, and a combination of elements is a strong poison, which led to the death of the emperor.

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