The device designed to carry out executions more humanely than before was named after a French doctor.
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The Parisian prison became legendary after the Revolution of 1789.
Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military commanders in history.
The most important Neoclassicist building in France, completed in 1791, became the final resting place of many of France´s greats.
The construction of the arch of triumph was completed only after Napoleon´s fall, in 1836.
The iron lattice tower, erected for the 1889 World Fair, became the symbol of the capital city of France.
A wide variety of torture devices were in use in medieval dungeons.
The two main parts of the central nervous system, the brain and the spinal cord are protected by the skull and the spinal column.