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The above theories are very interesting.
I read here some conspirative theory about sophisticated poisons created by goverments, whose are disemminated thru water pipes, dental fillings, etc,
in order to benumb the intelligence of common citizens. Awesome!.
This is another one i would like to discuss:
Hitler Had Mercury Poisoning.
Source: Criminal Poisoning Discussion Newsgroup.
What do Howard Hughes, Ivan the Terrible, Hitler, and Oscar Wilde have in common?
Below are a few interesting bits of information that Laura came across in her research. This brings to light just how long mercury has been used in
"medicine" and how long it has been used to poison people deliberately. It seems to me that those two activities (medicine and murder) should not
share the same ointment.
The Syphilis Connection
Each is suspected of suffering from the infamous venereal disease syphilis. They all had some of the symptoms, most often insanity, or documentation
of treatment, such as mercury in the blood, and all led particularly â€œactiveâ€ lifestyles.
Ivan The Terrible
IVAN the Terrible's mother and wife were poisoned with mercury, according to scientists who claim to have solved two 500-year-old murder
Forensic science experts have discovered that the remains of Yelena Glinskaya and Anastasia Romanovna, the mother and the wife of the first Russian
tsar, contain suspiciously high concentrations of mercury.
...impulsive; given to rages, probably had episodic outbreaks of mental disorder.
Ivan IV Vasilyevich (The Grand Prince Ivan having achieved much overseeing numerous changes in the transition from a mere local medieval nation state
to a small empireEmpire
What exactly constitutes an Empire is a topic of intense debate within the scholarly community....
and emerging regional powerRegional power
A regional power is a term used in the field of international relations to describe a state with power and influence that al...
, became acknowledged as the first TsarTsar
Tsar , occasionally spelled Czar or Tzar and sometimes Csar or Zar in English, is a Slavonic term des...
of a new more powerful nation, became "Tsar of All Russia" from 1547.
Ivan was strong minded, devout, and impulsive; given to rages, and according to the suspicions of some, probably had episodic outbreaks of mental
disorder. One notable outburst resulted in the death of his groomed and chosen heir â€“ Ivan Ivanovich â€“ resulting in the passing of the
Tsardom to a less than ideal younger son â€“ the mentally retarded Feodor I of RussiaFeodor I of Russia Overview
Feodor I Ivanovich was the last Rurikid Tsar of Russia, son of Ivan the Terrible and Anastasia Romanovna.
An interesting excerpt...
Was Ivan The Terrible Poisoned by Mercury?