Marquis de Favras was hanged in the late 18th century, but his pettiness lives on in infamy.
Favras, a French aristocrat, was hanged after the French revolution and considered a martyr for French royalty.
Before he was hanged, he read his death sentence and was asked for any final words. This is what he had to say:
“I see that you have made 3 spelling mistakes.” Last words of Marquis de Favras after reading his death sentence before being hanged (1790). pic.twitter.com/b4aFy7yyJM
— Klaas Meijer (@klaasm67) September 15, 2017
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