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Daily Double: Revolutionary Justice

May 8th, 2010 Headsman

The revolutionary year 1794 has made unsurprisingly regular appearances in these pages.

The French Revolution was going great guns, and giving the National Razor near-daily workouts here at the height of the Terror. But France wasn’t the only revolutionary game on the continent.

On these next two dates, in Europes west and east, tribunals of the people soon to be overthrown by events meted out their revolutionary justice to their enemies.

On this day..

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