Popular insurrection in Paris (27 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


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.

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 21 October 2016.]

Related Groups

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