French Revolution

  • (noun): The revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799.

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List Of French Marquisates
... an incomplete list (A-U) of marquisates (French marquisat) that currently, or once did, exist within France or within its conquered provinces ... From the late Middle Ages until the French revolution, marquisates were mainly raised by Letters patent (in French lettres patentes) ... of fires and wars, and during the French revolution, when estate archives were deliberately destroyed, it is difficult, if not impossible, to prove whether certain marquisates were ever raised to ...
St. Lucia Botanical Gardens
... For about eight years they were put to good use, but then during the French Revolution and the Brigand War, the bath house, like so many buildings at the time, was totally destroyed ... The second was the French Revolution when the guillotine was set up in the town of Soufriere, and many owners and their families lost their lives ... ever endured by St Lucia was as a result of the French Revolution ...
Relations Between The Catholic Church And The State - The Papacy and The Divine Right of Kings - Pius IX and The 'errors of The World'
... The nineteenth century was dominated by attitudes shaped by the French Revolution and its aftermath ... The concept of revolution as a means of achieving dramatic change had grown in popularity, as had the belief that the citizenry had rights ... However the 1848 outbreak of revolution in Italy (alongside France, where King Louis Philippe lost his throne, in Austria and even unsuccessfully in tame versions ...
Louvre - History - 12th-20th Centuries - French Revolution
... During the French Revolution the Louvre was transformed into a public museum ... In May 1791, the Assembly declared that the Louvre would be "a place for bringing together monuments of all the sciences and arts" ...
Modern History Of Christianity - Western Christianity - Revivalism (1720–1906) - French Revolution and Worship of Reason
... Main article French Revolution Matters grew still worse with the violent anti-clericalism of the French Revolution ... religion of the worship of "Reason" along with a new French Republican Calendar ... When Pope Pius VI sided against the revolution in the First Coalition, Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Italy ...

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    Since the French Revolution Englishmen are all intermeasurable one by another, certainly a happy state of agreement to which I for one do not agree.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    An illustrious individual remarks that Mrs. [Elizabeth Cady] Stanton is the salt, Anna Dickinson the pepper, and Miss [Susan B.] Anthony the vinegar of the Female Suffrage movement. The very elements get the “white male” into a nice pickle.
    Anonymous, U.S. women’s magazine contributor. The Revolution (August 19, 1869)

    I will soon be going out to shape all the singing tomorrows.
    Gabriel Péri, French Communist leader. Letter, July 1942, written shortly before his execution by the Germans. Quoted in New York Times (April 11, 1943)