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Thursday 8th of May 1794

224 years ago

Nobleman and chemist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier aka The Father of Modern Chemistry is executed by the Guillotine at the age of 51 in Place de la Révolution, VIIIe, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Lavoisier was charged with tax fraud and selling adulterated tobacco and tried, convicted and executed on the same day.