27: Marguerite Steinheil (with Sarah Horowitz)

Marguerite Steinheil was a French woman in the 19th century who was embroiled in two pretty tabloid-adjacent deaths: the sex death of the French President, and then the gruesome murder of her husband and mother. She was THE moment in France when all this happened, but so many scandales happened later on that she’s been largely forgotten UNTIL NOW!!

Sarah Horowitz, this week’s guest, wrote a book all about Marguerite’s scandalicious life, called RED WIDOW: THE SCANDAL THAT SHOOK PARIS AND THE WOMAN BEHIND IT. Who better to share this story that Sarah herself! Learn more about Sarah and her book at sarahehorowitz.com

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