Coroner's Report: Guillotine - HISTORY

Coroner's Report: Guillotine

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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 a humane form of execution for its time, and did victims' brains continue functioning after decapitation?

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