One of the biggest political figures in Argentina died at the age of 33 because of uterine cancer. Being so popular at the time of her death, her husband stablished a 30 days national duel and allowed the corpse to by embalmed and exposed at the General Confederation of Labor.
Being embalmed as a mummy it's pretty strange but that's not it. Three years later a group of marine commandos lead by Colonel Eugenio de Moori Koenig, broke-in into the building and stealed the corpse. Under the Libertarian Revolution dictatorship, stealing the peronist symbol was the best way they came up with to erase the great influence and legacy built by Eva. The raiders decided not to destroy …show more content…
Chaplin it's a famous figure known by many for his comedy movies with deep content, being "Modern Times" and "The Great Dictator" the peak of his career. But it seems that comedy didn't only became part of his life, also part of his death.
In Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, two common thiefs decided to make the heist of their life stealing the corpse of Charles Chaplin resting in the local cemetery. Only two month had passed from the day of his death and the tomb didn't even had a the traditional tablet with inscription. The only clues found was the hole on the ground, several steps marked in the dirt and vehicle tracks on the road outside the cemetery.
The two criminals asked for ramsom to Oona, Chaplin's wife at the time, who didn't even doubted to say "no". With obviously no experience at all, the two thiefs decided to lower the amount of money and even sended pictures of the corpse to prove they had …show more content…
(Modern forensic experts say that in many cases the heart is fire resistant due to its high water content.) The English burned the body again twice and then threw the ashes into the Seine, but rumors have persisted that some fragments were saved.
In 1867, a pharmacist from Paris discovered a vessel with charred remains labeled: "Remains found under the fire of Joan of Arc, virgin of Orleans". That filled the French patriots with joy.
DNA tests carried out in 2007 indicated that the jumble of remains was composed of the flesh from an Egyptian mummy, a piece of linen and a cat's femur, obviously gathered as part of the fraud from the 19th century, when Juana was claimed by the French as a national heroine.
Galileo Galilei’s Fingers Went Missing For A Century
The famous astronomer considered a heretic by the Inquisition is one of the most important figures when it comes to space knowleged. His body suffered enough while being alive because of his time in prison, and his blindness that didn't let him look at the stars again. At least he got to rest in peace for a century before being raided by