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Image depicting the historical context of the French Reign of Terror, highlighting the plight of feminists who faced execution during this period 515 views

Women and the infamous Guillotine During the French Revolution: A Dark History

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The guillotine is among the most well-known symbols of the excesses and brutality of the French Revolution. Invented in the late 18th century, this instrument of execution was designed to reduce suffering and increase efficiency in state-sanctioned executions. However, it quickly became a favored tool of those seeking to wield political power and suppress dissent. Thousands of people were executed…
May 7, 2023