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Napoleon once again poisoned

June 7 2005

French toxicologist resolved all doubts and misunderstandings, the scientist-colleagues to a final conclusion about the cause of Napoleon's death.

Pascal Kintz able to detect traces of poison in two strands of hair the French emperor. Thus, the wound repeatedly put forward the hypothesis was confirmed - Napoleon Bonaparte was corny poisoned with arsenic .

Meanwhile, the camp of scientists, as is known, was divided. Often hold theories about what caused the death of the monarch was overthrown, stomach cancer, while the latter insist on poisoning.

As stated by himself guilty of the new sensational discovery Pascal Kintz, president of the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists, found in hair arsenic French emperor proves that there was poisoning.

The analysis was performed at the request of Canadian Ben Weider, the author of six books about Bonaparte.

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