The White flag of the monarchy transformed into the Tricolore as a result of the July Revolution, painting by Léon Cogniet (1830).

The White flag of the monarchy transformed into the Tricolore as a result of the July Revolution, painting by Léon Cogniet (1830).

The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution, Second French Revolution saw the overthrow of King Charles X, the French Bourbon monarch, and the ascent of his cousin Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans, who himself, after 18 precarious years on the throne, would in turn be overthrown. It marked the shift from one constitutional monarchy, the Bourbon Restoration, to another, the July Monarchy; and the substitution of the principle of popular sovereignty for hereditary right.

The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution, Second French Revolution saw the overthrow of King Charles X, the French Bourbon monarch, and the ascent of his cousin Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans, who himself, after 18 precarious years on the throne, would in turn be overthrown. It marked the shift from one constitutional monarchy, the Bourbon Restoration, to another, the July Monarchy; and the substitution of the principle of popular sovereignty for hereditary right.

Faisal II was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was murdered during the 14 July Revolution together with numerous members of his family.

Faisal II was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was murdered during the 14 July Revolution together with numerous members of his family.

Marianne - Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix (1830), which celebrates the July Revolution (Louvre Museum).

Marianne - Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix (1830), which celebrates the July Revolution (Louvre Museum).

Independence day 4th July 1776 revolution tshirt odg subdued

Independence day 4th July 1776 revolution tshirt odg subdued

Independence Day,Revolutions

Independence day 4th July 1776 revolution tshirt odg subdued

Independence day 4th July 1776 revolution tshirt odg subdued

Independence Day,Revolutions

LIBERTY LEADING THE PEOPLE 1830 painting by Eugene Delacroix to commemorate the July Revolution of that year

LIBERTY LEADING THE PEOPLE 1830 painting by Eugene Delacroix to commemorate the July Revolution of that year

10 Things You Didn't Know About Paris

10 Things You Didn't Know About Paris

The column in the middle of Place de la Bastille doesn't commemorate the Bastille, but the July Revolution of Also called the Three Glorious Days, this urban revolt led to the overthrow of King Charles X. The column dates from It

French national holiday, Bastille Day, 14 July 1789, marked the beginning of the French Revolution

French national holiday, Bastille Day, 14 July 1789, marked the beginning of the French Revolution

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