Guillotine first used (13 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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

Citation:
Editors. "Guillotine first used". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4251, accessed 10 December 2016.]


Related Groups

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