This violent attack on the government by the people of France signaled the start of the French Revolution.
Execution of Louis XVI
A period of panic and riot by peasants and others amid rumours of an “aristocratic conspiracy” by the king and the privileged to overthrow the Third Estate.
Execution of Marie Antoinette
The women from Paris marched to Versailles and requested the royal family's return to Paris after the King's revocation of the Declaration of the Rights of Man.
Execution of Robespierre
A major event of the French Revolution, took place on 21 January 1793 at the Place de la Révolution in Paris. The National Convention had convicted the king in a near-unanimous vote and condemned him to death by a simple majority
Marie Antoinette's trial began on 14 October 1793, and two days later she was convicted by the Place de la Révolution of high treason and executed by guillotine on the Revolutionary Tribunal.
After a year of harsh rule by Robespierre, many of the revolutionary leaders had had enough of the Terror. They turned on Robespierre and had him arrested. He was executed, along with many of his supporters, by guillotine on July 28, 1794.