Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey

Painting : Napoleon at Fontainbleau

Well, this is awkward. Where to go from here with a title like that. Maybe we should recap with a bit of history and work our way to why and how Napoleon’s Penis is in New Jersey.

After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo he was exiled to the British island of St. Helena. While Napoleon was on the island his captors poisoned him with arsenic and he died. For some unknown reason the doctor performing the autopsy decided to remove his penis and give it to a priest.

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