The peasants had stormed Louis's palace in an attempt to capture the king because they where displeased about the country's poverty
STORM THE PALACE!!!
The peasants kicked the king and queen out of Versailles. Thus forth the had to travel to Austria then Varennes, France and carried back to Paris.
When the king returned to Paris he was forced to sign the constitution of 1791 and became a figurehead
In August 1792, the sans-cullottes arrest the King and Queen and soon after the monarchy was abolished
In November he was trialed for treason and sentenced to death
On January 21, he walked steadfastly to the guillotine and was executed. Later on October 16, Marie Antoinette followed her husband and was beheaded.
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