The Guillotine Headquarters


Subject:
History By Place , France

Description:
Information about the guillotine, which was named after Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, who proposed "that mechanical decapitation be used to replace older more crude forms of execution." The site features a timeline of this device, best remembered for its role in the French Revolution. Includes pictures, lists of people associated with this machine, descriptions of the mechanics involved, and animations. From an enthusiast.

Creator:
Fabricius, Jørn

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.guillotine.dk/Pages/Guillot.html


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