The Guillotine: Does death by decapitation equal instant death? | A R T L▼R K

On the 17th of June 1939, Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, was guillotined in Versailles outside Saint-Pierre prison. He was the last person to be guillotined in public. Since then, until the …

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2 thoughts on “The Guillotine: Does death by decapitation equal instant death? | A R T L▼R K

  1. Watching the clip, I was surprised how violently his body flew backwards after the severing of his head.
    It is impossible to say what feelings might continue after such trauma of course, but I do not consider it likely that any consciousness would remain in a severed head.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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