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Breitwieser was only sentenced to three years in prison, serving just two. Justifying the short sentence, authorities noted that the robbery wasn’t motivated by profit; Breitwieser simply wanted to keep the art for himself. After leaving prison, he gained fame with his 2006 autobiography, Confessions d’un Voleur d’Art (Confessions Of An Art Thief). 4 billion. Self-proclaimed art connoisseur Breitwieser’s career as an art thief began in Germany in 1995 and ended in 2001, during which time he ‘collected’ 239 works of art from 172 museums across Europe.

Swimsuits were now armless one-piece garments, and this new maillot style was a far cry from the long bathing dresses of the 19th century. 44 © Rex Features Crime & Punishment 45 PRINCESS IMPOSTERS CLAIM KINSHIP So what became of Princess Anastasia? Famously the youngest daughter of Russian Tsar Nicholas II, Anastasia’s fate became enshrined in myth after the brutal execution of her entire family by the Bolshevik secret police in 1918. Her body was found to be missing from the burial site of her parents and three sisters, prompting rumours of her escape.

Although he died from his wounds, he had proved his point and the defendant was acquitted. The Great Molasses Flood On 15 January 1919, at a distilling factory in Boston, a huge tank of molasses burst open, sending a wave of sweet, gloopy liquid rushing through the streets. 21 people were killed and 150 injured. The peckish chemist Bitten by death Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele had a bad habit of sniffing and tasting every new substance he discovered. He died at the age of 43, and his premature demise was blamed on overexposure to mercury, arsenic and lead.

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