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The lost head of beloved French king, Henri IV

Severed from its body during the 1793 ransacking of the French kings’ sepulchres at St Denis Basilica, and after being detained by private owners for over two centuries, Henri IV’s head was finally found, identified and should soon be given a proper second burial to rest in peace for eternity – for good this time.

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My new French love interest: Paris, 1914 in color

In a world that was on the brink of being changed forever by war and globalisation, Kahn’s images document events such as the collapse of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires, as well as the daily life of people from countries as far away as Mongolia, Benin or Brazil.