Popular insurrection in Paris (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Following a very harsh winter, violent popular insurrection in Paris, backed by the Paris National Guard. On 20 May the army is brought in to crush the revolt.

Citation:
Editors. "Popular insurrection in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4283, accessed 08 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802