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Author Gasper, Julia

Title Theodore von Neuhoff, King of Corsica : the Man Behind the Legend
Published Lanham : University of Delaware, 2012


Description 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Something to Hide; 2 A Promising Young Officer; 3 Spain and Marriage; 4 Neuhoff's Missing Years, 1721-1733; 5 A Rebellion and a Plan, 1733-1735; 6 A Brilliant Campaign; 7 The Murder of Fabiani and After; 8 Monarch on the Run, 1737-1739; 9 Receding Hopes, 1740-1748; 10 The Baron Bounces Back, 1749-1756; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary "A visionary and a madman" was how one British statesman, Lord Carteret, described Theodore von Neuhoff. This exciting biography, Theodore von Neuhoff, King of Corsica: The Man behind the Legend by Julia Gasper, traces the unlikely career of the German baron who in 1736 had himself proclaimed and crowned King of Corsica
Notes Print version record
Subject Neuhof, Théodore-Antoine, baron de, 1690-1756.
Neuhof, Théodore-Antoine, baron de, 1690-1756
Kings and rulers
Politics and government
Corsica (France) -- History -- 18th century.
Corsica (France) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Corsica (France) -- Politics and government -- 18th century
France -- Corsica
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781611494419