Joseph-Ignace Guillotin

Description of the EventJoseph-Ignace Guillotin (1738–1814) While he did not invent the guillotine, his name became an eponym for it. Rumors circulated that he died by the machine, but historical references show that he died of natural causes.
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Year of Birth1738
Year of Death1814
Born InFrance
Age of Death76