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Josse-François-Joseph Benaut
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Sign marking the gravel-covered Mass Grave No. 1 at Picpus Cemetery. It holds the remains of 1000 people guillotined in that area of Paris between June and July of 1794, including Josse-François-Joseph Benaut. Better known victims at rest here are the poet Andre Chenier and the 16 Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne.

2010 photograph by Tangopaso, released into the public domain on Wikimedia Commons.
Added by: Creative Commons
8/28/2012
 
 

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