Who was Norton I, Emperor of the United States?

Introduction Joshua Abraham Norton, 04 February 1818 to 08 January 1880, known as Emperor Norton, was a citizen of San Francisco, California, who proclaimed himself “Norton I, Emperor of the United States” in 1859. In 1863 he took the secondary title of “Protector of Mexico” after Napoleon III invaded that country. Norton was born in… Read More

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