Popular insurrection in Paris

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Historical Context Note


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.

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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 03 September 2015.]


Related Groups

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