#200 | Stéphane Breitwieser: The Greatest Art Thief of All Time


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From 1995 to 2001, a man from eastern France stole 239 different pieces of art from 172 museums, an average of one theft every 14 days.

It's estimated that the value of all the stolen art was over 1 billion Euros, but he never sold a single piece of it.

  • The early life of Stéphane Breitwieser
  • Breitwieser's life falls apart
  • Meeting (and falling in love with) his accomplice
  • The first theft
  • Why he was such an unusual art thief
  • How the thefts would take place
  • Why he was a billionaire with no money
  • Being arrested for the first time
  • Promising to do things differently
  • Becoming even bolder
  • Breaking promises
  • Getting caught
  • The aftermath of the crime
  • Breitwieser's hopeless addiction to theft

Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/stephane-breitwieser


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