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Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Introduced the idea of the guillotine

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin was born on the 28th of May 1738 in France. He was a politician, physician and freemason. He was born prematurely because his mother heard the screams of a man tortured to death, which caused her great distress. Later in his life, Joseph-Ignace introduced the idea of the guillotine as a less painful method of executing people. 1)

joseph-ignace_guillotin.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/20 13:19 by rapidplatypus