February 16, 1899

On February 16, 1899, at the French presidential Elysee Palace, President Felix Faure died doing what he loved most. His mistress, 29-year-old Marguerite Steinheil. He had called her over to the palace for a little afternoon delight when he had a fatal heart attack mid-coitus. In France, Charles de Gaulle died a hero. Felix Faure died a legend.

I suppose if you're going to "die for love", this is at least better than dying by trying to kill your girlfriend in a freezing lake. Share Twisted-History to point out that either way, you are still dead.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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