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March 11, 1810

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1810 the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria. The wedding took place at the parish church of the Hofburg in Vienna. Since the Emperor couldn’t make the wedding, the Archduke Charles of Austria stood in his place for the ceremony. History does … Continue reading

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July 15, 1799

On July 15th, 1799 – The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign. The Rosetta Stone is an ancient Egyptian stone stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The decree appears in three … Continue reading

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June 27, 1358

In 1358 – the Republic of Dubrovnik was founded and lasted until 1808, when Napoleon ran over to it in his large scale game of RISK and pushed down its walls (since it was really just a City-State in present day Croatia) and declared ‘You FOOLS! Only I can consolidate Europe and win this game. … Continue reading

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