Prior tothe drop was between four and ten feet about one to three metresdepending on the weight of the body, and was calculated to deliver a force of 1, lbf 5, newtons or kgfwhich fractured the neck at either the 2nd and 3rd or 4th and 5th cervical vertebrae. The last hanging in Germany was the one ordered of several war criminals in Landsberg am Lech on 7 June The jurist Ulrich Tengler, in his highly influential "Layenspiegel" fromdescribes the procedure as follows, in the section "Von Juden straff": There are also numerous reports of concentration camp inmates being hanged. For two more days, Abraham was left hanging, while the priest argued with the city council that a true Christian should not be punished in this way.
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Fantasy Hanging, Noose, Gallows and Air Dancing
Taavetti Lukkarinen became the last Finn to be executed this way. There are also numerous reports of concentration camp inmates being hanged. John Amerythe son of prominent British politician Leo Amerybecame an expatriate in the s, moving to France. While those sentenced to death for murder were usually pardoned and sentences commuted to life imprisonment, those guilty of high treason were usually executed. This process, also known as the measured drop, was introduced to Britain in by William Marwood as a scientific advance on the standard drop. Death by hanging is the primary means of capital punishment in Iran.