• John B Whalen Jr Esq •

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Preserve My Hair

Napoleon Bonaparte
French Military, Political Leader, Emperor
Born August 15, 1769 – Died May 5, 1821

Last Wills – Napoleon Bonaparte – Bio

Napoleon Bonaparte’s Last Will and Testament directed that his head be shaved and his hair be distributed among his friends.

Last Wills – Napoleon Bonaparte – Note

The clause of his Last Will and Testament read as follows:

Marchand shall preserve my hair, and cause a bracelet to be made of it, with a little gold clasp, to be sent to the Empress Maria Louisa, to my mother, and to each of my brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, the Cardinal, and one of larger size for my son.

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Last Wills – Freddie Mercury


Last Wills – Freddie Mercury – Bio

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara)
Born September 5, 1946 – Died November 24, 1991
British singer, songwriter, record producer, lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.

Last Wills – Freddie Mercury – Bequests


In his Last Will, Freddie Mercury left the vast majority of his wealth, including his home and recording royalties, to Mary Austin, and the remainder to his parents and sister.

Mary Austin continues to live at Mercury’s home, Garden Lodge, Kensington, with her family.

Last Wills – Freddie Mercury – Mary Austin


In the early 1970s Mercury had a long-term relationship with Mary Austin, whom he had met through guitarist Brian May. He lived with Austin for several years in West Kensington.

Mercury and Austin nevertheless remained close friends through the years, with Mercury often referring to her as his only true friend.

In a 1985 interview, Mercury said of Austin, “All my lovers asked me why they couldn’t replace Mary [Austin], but it’s simply impossible. The only friend I’ve got is Mary and I don’t want anybody else. To me, she was my common-law wife. To me, it was a marriage. We believe in each other, that’s enough for me.”

Last Wills – Freddie Mercury – “Love of my Life”


Freddie Mercury also wrote several songs about Mary Austin, the most notable of which is “Love of My Life”.

Introduced during the “News of the World” Tour in 1977, “Love of My Life” was a concert favorite.