Einstein’s Brain and Napoleon’s Penis Are Just Some of the Famous Remains Preserved for Posterity

A strange souvenir or gift to science — you be the judge

WikiCommons: Napoleon crossing the Alps by Jacques Louis David

This goes way beyond a lock of hair or a photograph. After the death of some of the most famous — or in some cases infamous —people in the world, their body parts became souvenirs of sorts for those who…

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Betsy Denson

Betsy Denson

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