Maximilien Robespierre Guillotined (1794)

Maximilien Robespierre Guillotined (1794)

Known as “the Incorruptible” for his emphasis on civic morality, Robespierre became one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. He was an influential member of the Committee of Public Safety, the political body that controlled France during the bloody revolutionary period known as the “Reign of Terror.” However, popular discontent with the committee’s brutal measures soon grew, and Robespierre was guillotined in the coup of 9 Thermidor. What might have been his last words? Discuss

Read More

Tags : World Short Story, This Day in History ,Daily Article

Leave a Reply

Transfer news: Man Utd £8m De Jong problem, Arsenal agreement, Chelsea try PSG hijack Previous post Transfer news: Man Utd £8m De Jong problem, Arsenal agreement, Chelsea try PSG hijack
‘We’re having to spend £780 to get home!’ Angry family stranded by rail strikes hits out Next post ‘We’re having to spend £780 to get home!’ Angry family stranded by rail strikes hits out
Social Multiculious Forum View Stats