Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat

Medium difficulty chess puzzle from 1804: Napoleon Bonaparte vs. Madame de Remusat.

White to Move and mate in 3.

FEN: r1bq1b1r/ppp4p/2n3pn/3kp3/4N3/5Q1P/PPPP1PP1/R1B1KB1R w - - 0 1

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1.Bc4 Kxc4 2.Qb3 Kd4 3.Qd3 #

About the players

Napoleon BonaparteNapoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was born in Corsica in a modest Italian family, only to become a military leader and Emperor of France.
Madame de RemusatMadame de Rémusat (1780-1821) was a highly educated and very intelligent woman, attached to the court of Empress Josephine.  
 

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  1. chayan agrawal at

    1. Bf1-c4 Kd5xc4
    2. Qf3-b3 Kc4-d4
    3. Qb3-d3

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