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Buy the construction drawings for a 1792 guillotine model. Read more
Venlo guillotine
The real thing on display in Venlo (Holland)
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Mouton 1872

 

 

 

 

 

Take a jump back in time to see the History of the guillotine, or learn more about the Construction. You can also see more pictures of the guillotine in the Gallery. Under People you will find information on people related to the guillotine in one way or another.

The Guillotine was not invented by Dr Guillotin. He did propose that mechanical decapitation be used to replace older more cruder forms of execution and his name got stuck with the machine.

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