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The mysterious fortune of the Goupil brothers, in Bagnoles de l’Orne

In 1789 when the Goupil brothers from Tessé-la-Madeleine in the Orne were young men, the French revolution shattered its way across France. Their village was small, their family modest.  Everything important was happening in Paris, so they took themselves off to the city. Jean and Louis Goupil returned in 1829, very very rich… How

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