Napoleon's dentist, Julius Caesar's advisor... 75 hidden figures who influenced history

Original title: Le dentiste de Napoléon, l’indic de Jules César…75 figures de l’ombre qui ont influencé l’histoire

Author: Gaston, Delphine

Publication Date:

May 2021

Pages:

176

Original language and publisher

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Territories Sold

Taiwan (Mook Publishing)

Genre

History

Napoleon's dentist, Julius Caesar's advisor... 75 hidden figures who influenced history

Original title: Le dentiste de Napoléon, l’indic de Jules César…75 figures de l’ombre qui ont influencé l’histoire

Author: Gaston, Delphine

Synopsis

Behind every historic figure is a man in the shadows or a woman of influence.

But these “influencers of history” prefer backstage to the scene.

Delphine Gaston’s book portrays 75 hidden characters who carried weight on the course of history in their own way: Julius Caesar’s advisor, Charlemagne’s architect, the surgeon of St. Louis, the barber of Louis XI, the chocolatier of Marie Antoinette, the dentists of Napoleon III and Clémenceau, the wigmaker of Louis XIV….