192 - Conman, “Prince” Gregor MacGregor
Throughout the 1800s Scottish solider Gregor MacGregor fought in wars across South America before returning home and claiming to be a prince of a country that he'd created called Poyais. He started selling land and shares in what he claimed to be a true paradise on Earth, which was all well and good until hundreds of people wanted to go and live on the land that they'd bought...
Tickets to our 200th episode and quiz live in Brisbane August 11 here.
Our website: dogoonpod.com
Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod
Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-Topic
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our other podcasts:
Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING