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Ben Weider’s Napoleonic Collection at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The late Ben Weider, of bodybuilding fame, was a passionate collector of Napoleonic memorabilia, the founder of the International Napoleonic Society, and a proponent of the poisoning theory of Napoleon’s death, which I plan on addressing here shortly. Mr. Weider, a Montreal native, bequeathed his Napoleonic collection to that city’s Museum of Fine Arts, where […]