Throughout French history, there have been a number of various techniques for carrying out capital punishment. The guillotine was considered one of the more efficient and humane machines for administering capital punishment. This device was introduced as a method of capital punishment in France in 1792, during the French Revolution. Prior to the guillotine's introduction, many French criminals had suffered through horrible punishments, in public places, such as burning, strangulation, being broken on a wheel, hanging, dismemberment, beheading, and being pulled apart by horses. "The gui…
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