More People Need To Know About Queen Carlota, The Deranged Empress Of Mexico

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Few things from the annals of history are more bizarre or more tragic than the sordid tale of Empress Carlota of Mexico. Sent over from colonial Belgium to rule alongside her husband, Carlota—or Charlotte to her friends—quickly experienced a violent and infamous breakdown. But really, that’s only the beginning of her star-crossed story. Carlota Of Mexico Facts1. She Was a Spoiled BratBorn Princess Charlotte of Belgium on June 7, 1840, Carlota didn’t just have a silver spoon in her mouth, she had the whole dang tea set. Her father was Leopold I, the King of the Belgians, and her mother was the …

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