On this day: the execution of Anna Månsdotter

On the 7th of August, 1890, Anna Månsdotter was executed for the murder of her daughter-in-law. She was the last woman to be executed in Sweden. This picture is taken moments before her execution. The man second from the left is the executioner, and he is holding the axe behind his back.

Right before the execution of Anna Månsdotter, the Yngsjö-murderer. Sweden. 7th August 1890.