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Today you will learn about the events that have become history as the last.

End of the world public execution by guillotine
In 1977, a Tunisian immigrant Hamida Djandoubi, was the last man to be executed in the French guillotine. He was convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a friend by the name of Elizabeth Bousquet, in Marseille. In 1981, France abolished the death penalty.






The latest in the world of matriarchal society
High in the mountains of southwest China inhabited by tribes Mosuo, commonly known as the last matriarchal society in the world. About 40 000 inhabitants in the village was located far away from civilization near the pure ancient lake. In the language of the "female kingdom" was not a word husband or father. Women make decisions, they owned the land and the house. Most importantly, in this society there was the concept of "pleasure marriage". Since the age of 13, women have chosen any number of men, how many have time. Children brought up exclusively of women, while all the men were called uncles, paternity was never discussed.




High in the mountains of southwest China inhabited by tribes Mosuo, commonly known as the last matriarchal society in the world. About 40 000 inhabitants in the village was located far away from civilization near the pure ancient lake. In the language of the "female kingdom" was not a word husband or father. Women make decisions, they owned the land and the house. Most importantly, in this society there was the concept of "pleasure marriage". Since the age of 13, women have chosen any number of men, how many have time. Children brought up exclusively of women, while all the men were called uncles, paternity was never discussed. & quot; / & gt;

The latest in the world of American survivor of the World War
Today, 4, 7 million Americans who survived the First World War, survived only one. Frank Woodruff Buckles recently celebrated his 110 th birthday, thus hitting a three veterans of the world, the survivors of the First World War, and the only American. Mr. Baklesu was 15 years old when he lied to the account of his age and joined the US Army. He worked with the ambulance, taking care of the wounded from the battlefield. During World War II, he was taken prisoner by the Japanese for 3 years, and then released the troops.
Recently, Mr. Bakles made near the new memorial, thus becoming the oldest person in the world who participated in this kind of event.


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