Napoleon Bonaparte's exposure to arsenic during 1816


Analysis of hair from Napoleon showed that he was exposed to considerable amounts of arsenic during 1816. The distribution pattern of the arsenic in the hair is similar to that found after the daily ingestion of excessive amounts of arsenic. Die Analyse, die am Haar Napoleons vorgenommen wurde, hat nachgewiesen, daß er im Laufe des Jahres 1816 erheblichen… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00302528

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