A guillotine (/ˈɡɪlətiːn/; French: ɡijɔtin]) is an apparatus designed for carrying
out executions by beheading. It consists of a tall, upright frame in which a ...
Sep 15, 2014 ... The guillotine, the notorious killing machine of the French Revolution, was used
to behead thousands, including King Louis XVI and ...
The guillotine, the notorious killing machine of the French Revolution, was used
to behead thousands, including King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. Why was it
This article explains, not just the events that brought the guillotine
to prominence, but also the machine's place in a broader history of decapitation which, as far as France is concerned, finished only recently.
There were many other machines, including the Scottish ... More »
The history of the guillotine started long before the French Revolution, but when
and where exactly, nobody knows. Guillotine like machines seem to have ...
The French Revolution is famous in part for the use of the guillotine to put nobles
to death, and this is the macabre subject of this light card game.
Players represent rival guillotine operators ving for the best collection of noble
heads over three rounds. Each round twelve nobles are lined up for the guillotine
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Primitive ancestors of the guillotine were used in Ireland, England and Italy in the
14th and 15th Centuries. Several known decapitation devices such as the ...
Last night, Oklahoma was scheduled to execute two individuals. The second
execution was to be of a man who raped and murdered an 11-month-old girl.