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Por una cabeza

El Comercio - 09 Sep 2017
Ese día, el criminal alemán Eugen Weidmann, de 31 años, se convirtió en la última persona en pasar por el acero en una ejecución pública —realizada en las afueras de la prisión de Saint Pierre, en Versalles— por cometer varios asesinatos ...
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France's last public execution

Mashable - 04 Nov 2015
Born in Germany in 1908, Eugen Weidmann began stealing at a young age, and grew into a career criminal. He served five years in jail for robbery, where he met his future partners in crime, Roger Million and Jean Blanc. Upon release, the three men began ...
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Our Past: Alton Box Board founded in 1910

Alton Telegraph - 16 Jun 2017
1939 – Last public guillotining in France: Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison. 1958 – The Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, in the process of being built to connect Vancouver ...
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1939: France's Last Public Guillotining

New York Times (blog) - 18 Jun 2014
Today the body of the “German mystic,” who murdered for pocket money, lies in the convicts' graveyard in Versailles, and two letters are in the post. One went eastward to Frankfort, Germany. It is the official execution notice for Weidmann's parents ...
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On this day: June 17

KTVZ - 17 Jun 2017
1939: The last public guillotining in France takes place when Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer seen here after his arrest, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison. Executions by guillotine in France continued in private until Sept.
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Ist der Euro zu stark?

Handelsblatt - 25 Aug 2017
Bundesbankpräsident Jens Weidmann hält eine Verlängerung nicht für angebracht. Man sei sich allerdings einig, dass die Käufe „nicht von heute auf morgen beendet werden“, sagte Weidmann der „Börsen-Zeitung“. ...
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What decapitation tells us about human nature

Minnesota Public Radio News - 10 Dec 2014
Execution of Eugen Weidmann Crowd waits for the execution of Eugen Weidmann on June 17, 1939, in Versailles, outside the prison Saint-Pierre. He was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death and was the last man to be guillotined in public.
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Guillotinen-Opfer Eugen Weidmann: Letzte öffentliche Enthauptung

Spiegel Online - 18 Jun 2014
März 1939 nahm Weidmann mit einem gelösten Lächeln auf. Anders als sein französischer Komplize Roger Millon wurde der deutsche Verbrecher nicht begnadigt. Die Enthauptung des Eugen Weidmann, so suggerierten es zeitgenössische Medien, geriet ...
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The reason people can't look away from public beheadings

The Independent - 14 Oct 2015
An academic has said the high number of people watching beheading videos, most recently perpetrated by Isis militants, is the result of the “sense of separation” created by the internet. Frances Larson, an author and Oxford anthropologist, suggests ...
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17 times Christopher Lee was the spirit of metal

The Independent - 11 Jun 2015
'As a teenager, Lee was a witness at the execution of Eugen Weidmann – the last man to be publicly executed in France by guillotine. Later in life, Lee would also became friends with Albert Pierrepoint – the so-called 'Last Hangman' of England. Lee ...
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Ich will meinen Zins zurück!

DIE WELT - 02 Sep 2017
Deren Präsident, Jens Weidmann, ist einerseits ein profilierter Kritiker der ultralockeren Geldpolitik, für die EZB-Chef Mario Draghi steht. Andererseits suggeriert selbst Weidmann mir, ich solle mich nicht so ...
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Christopher Lee facts

moviepilot.com - 18 Jun 2015
It's been over a week since Sir Christopher Lee has died but that should not stop us from remembering him by reading some awesome facts about him. 1. Sir Christopher Lee is the only cast member from The Lord Of The Rings to have actually met J.R.R ...

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