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Monday 6th of July 1840

181 years ago



Murderer François Benjamin Courvoisier is executed by hanging at the age of 24 in Newgate Prison, London, Greater London, United Kingdom.


A crowd of around 40.000 including Charles Dickens witnessed Courvoisier's execution. In January 2017 his plaster death mask was sold for £20.000 by Thomson Roddick auction house. The name of the buyer is unknown.