Napoleon wife Josephine was a chronic spender buying up to 900 dresses

Napoleon wife Josephine was a chronic spender buying up to 900 dresses

Napoleon’s wife Josephine was a chronic spender, buying up to 900 dresses a year and 1000 pairs of gloves, helping to maintain the fashion and textile industries affected by the Continental Blockade “Josephine bought up to 900 dresses a year (compared to Marie-Antoinette’s 170) and 1000 pairs of gloves. As well as displaying the splendour […]

Rothschilds knew Napoleon lost at Waterloo a day before everyone else

Rothschilds knew Napoleon lost at Waterloo a day before everyone else

The Rothschilds had such an efficient system of couriers that they knew Napoleon lost at Waterloo a day before everyone else Nathan Rothschild, in one of the most audacious moves in financial history, immediately bought up the government bond market. He then sold for a 40% profit, a huge sum.   “The Rothschilds already possessed […]