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By July 19, 1849, she’d married George Trafford Heald, scion of a wealthy, aristocratic family. There was a problem, however: She’d never been granted a divorce from Lieut. James. Learning that the state planned to arrest her on a bigamy charge on August 6, she fled first to Mexico, then to California, where she ended her days as a cigar-smoking, stage-strutting artiste who entertained miners during the California gold rush. An amazing life came to an end when she retired, found religion, and devoted the rest of her life to helping wayward women.

On-site witnesses claim that the first two years after the end of the war were devoted almost exclusively to clearing away the rubble. In some cases, the architectural rubble of the Munich’s past was swept away, never to be restored. However, many cathedrals, churches, houses, town halls, and other buildings were laboriously (at enormous expense) reconstructed in the original style. Unlike more ancient German cities as Cologne, which has reconstructed a dozen Romanesque churches, Munich’s emphasis on postwar building focused on the baroque, the neoclassical, and the neomedieval, of which it had been particularly rich before the conflicts.

And scientist Max von Pettenkofer, who discovered the source of cholera in 26 MUNICH IN DEPTH Fun Facts LO O K I N G B AC K AT M U N I C H 2 The Notorious Lola Montez The sensational career of Lola Montez (1820–61) was hot copy in the newspapers all over the world during her lifetime. A woman who behaved as she pleased in the Victorian age, her liaison with Bavaria’s king, Ludwig I, led to his forced abdication. She was born in Limerick, Ireland, as Eliza Gilbert and grew up in India. An outstanding beauty with jet-black hair and alabaster skin, one admirer wrote of her, “Mrs.

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