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The Guillotine. ( pronounced ; Gee - o- teen) The 'G' is pronounced hard, like 'garden.. Used in the French Revolution of 1789.

The only other way of beheading was for the person to be executed, to have their head held across a block of wood, and an executioner would bring his axe down on the back of the neck. (King Charles (I) of England)

Other horrible methods of execution were, Crucifixion (Jesus Christ and St Peter), , Burning at the Stake(Joan of Arc), Drowning, "Hannging, Drawing and Quartering". Starvation(Doges Palace in Venixe). Stoning to Death (St. Stephen). Asphyxiation(Choking/throttleing). Poisoning(Socrates).

YES!!! Mankind has been very violent towards himself in the past.

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It was the Guillotine. One of the many brutal executions deviced by man.

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What machine was used to behead criminals in France?

A guillotine was the machine that was used to behead criminals in France. It was an apparatus designed for efficiently carrying out executions by beheading.


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An axe.


What instrument used during the French Revolution to behead people is used to cut paper?

guillotine.


Which instrument used during the french revolution to behead people is used nowdays to cut paper?

Scissors


Which instrument used during French Revolution to behead people is used nowadays to cut paper?

A guillotine.


Which instrument during the French Revolution to behead people is used nowadays to cut paper?

The instrument of death you are asking about was called the 'Guilletine' , and actually was nothing like today's paper cutting machine except for name.


Which instrument used during the french revolution to behead people is used nowadays to cut paper?

Its a simple ansewr. ITS A KNIFE!


Was Henry viii the first to behead people?

No, he wasn't. Execution by decapitation has been used since ancient times.


What instrument used during the French Revolution to behead people is used nowadays to cut paper?

The instrument you have here in question would be a variation of the guillotine. Once used as the instrument used in putting to death those sentenced to death. As a matter of fact, Spanish speaking persons use the same name for both, guillotina = the ancient machine of death and the modern hand operated paper cutting machine.


What device was used to behead during the french revolution?

Guillotine.


Was scissors used as an intrument during the french revolution?

Scissors ? I suppose scissors was used during the French Revolution. But if you think about the device used to behead people : it is called the Guillotine.


What was the name of the war in France when they started to behead the people?

The French Revolution.