Guillotine first used (13 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


First use of the guillotine, as a humane way of executing a forger.

Editors. "Guillotine first used". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[, accessed 27 April 2017.]

Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802

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