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C'est sur le Champ de Mars qu'a eu lieu la Fête de la Fédération

C'est sur le Champ de Mars qu'a eu lieu la Fête de la Fédération

The execution of Robespierre on 28 July 1794 marked the end of the Reign of Terror. (wikipedia)

The execution of Robespierre on 28 July 1794 marked the end of the Reign of Terror. (wikipedia)

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The Execution of Maximilien Robespierre. N.B.: The beheaded man is not Robespierre, but Couthon; the body of La Bas is shown lying on the ground; Robespierre {#10} is shown sitting on the cart closest to the scaffold, holding a handkerchief to his mouth.

The Execution of Maximilien Robespierre. N.B.: The beheaded man is not Robespierre, but Couthon; the body of La Bas is shown lying on the ground; Robespierre {#10} is shown sitting on the cart closest to the scaffold, holding a handkerchief to his mouth.

The French Revolution was replaced by The French Republic during a period of horrific political violence known as the Reign of Terror. Thousands of nobles and priests were slaughtered or sent to the guillotine. Much of this was under the orders of the ironically titled Committee of Public Safety.

The French Revolution was replaced by The French Republic during a period of horrific political violence known as the Reign of Terror. Thousands of nobles and priests were slaughtered or sent to the guillotine. Much of this was under the orders of the ironically titled Committee of Public Safety.

Dès l'annonce de l'ouverture des états généraux, le souhait de changer la Nation émanait de tous les milieux et on appréhendait avec anxiété ou enthousiasme cet instant. Déjà, un fort élan politique parcourait le pays, Louis XVI et Necker étaient inquiets. Qui allait devenir le maître de la situation ? Est-ce que l'héritage des Lumières s'exprimera pour l'avenir ? Comment les événements allaient-ils se dérouler ?

La Révolution Française

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Arturo Michelena - "Charlotte Corday", 1899

Arturo Michelena - "Charlotte Corday", 1899

The Real Story of the Sacking of the Bastille

The Real Story of the Sacking of the Bastille

Marche des femmes sur Versailles les 5 et 6 octobre 1789

Marche des femmes sur Versailles les 5 et 6 octobre 1789

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