Editors. "Republican Provisional government is proclaimed in France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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In France, King Louis Philippe abdicates in favour of his grandson, Philippe Comte de Paris. However, the people refuse to accept this, and instead proclaim a Republican Provisional government under the leadership of Alphonse de Lamartine.
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