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1867: Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico, “Archdupe”

On this date in 1867, a firing squad disabused a Habsburg heir of his pretensions to the throne of Mexico. A little bit loopy, a little bit liberal, and fatally short of common sense, Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph* decamped from the easy life at his still-under…

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| June 19, 2009
| Headsman
Posted on 06/19/2020 10:45:05 AM PDT by CheshireTheCat
On this date in 1867, a fi…

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