Louis de Rougemont ended his life as a match book seller

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The Imposters: Louis – the Cannibal Chief. Louis de Rougemont sold the story of his being shipwrecked in Australia and living with cannibal tribesmen as the truth; it was later revealed that the gentlemanly Frenchman was actually an itinerant Swiss mancalled Grin who ended his days selling matchbooks. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 458 (24 October 1970).

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