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Marie Antoinette’s Last Letter

This is the letter Marie-Antoinette Queen of France wrote to her sister-in-law Madame Elisabeth a few hours before her execution. (Letter translated from French to English by Charles Duke Yonge) 16th October, 4:30am It is to you, my sister, that … Continue reading

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Until death do us part – Franz Ferdinand and Sophie von Chotkova

Once upon a time, heir to Austro-Hungarian throne, Franz Ferdinand attended a dance in Prague where he met the dazzling Sophie one of the ladies in waiting to the Archduchess Isabella of Pressburg. It was love at first sight. However, … Continue reading

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A letter sent to Eva Braun from Hitler after his attempt to take his life in July 1944

Mein Liebles Tschapperl, Don’t worry about me. I’m fine though perhaps a little tired. I hope to come home soon and then I can rest in your arms. I have a great longing for rest, but my duty to the … Continue reading

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A heart breaking love letter from Napoleon to his first wife Josephine

To Josephine at Milan                                                                         … Continue reading

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