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The execution of Louis XVI. on the 21st. of January, 1793

The execution of Louis XVI. on the 21st. of January, 1793

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Published by No. 8, Oxendon-Street, near the Hay-market in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9299, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18370615M

  Execution of Louis XVI, 21 January - YouTube From - J AM Kent College History's insight. On the 21st January , former French King Louis XVI was executed by guillotine at the Place de la Revolution in Paris.

Louis was then tried by the National Convention (self-instituted as a tribunal for the occasion), found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine on 21 January , as a desacralized French citizen under the name of Citizen Louis Capet, in reference to Hugh Capet, the founder of the Capetian dynasty – which the revolutionaries interpreted as Louis' surname. Louis XVI — January 21st, Perhaps no political execution is more famous than that of Louis XVI of France. The not-quite-last-king-of-the-French is one of the most prominent monarchs ever.

This account of French King Louis XVI's execution is from 'London Packet or New Lloyd's Evening Post', Wednesday, Janu The French Revolution of saw the overthrow of the King Louis XVI, and a Republic put in its place based on the ideals of ‘liberté, égalité, fraternité’ (the French for liberty, equality and brotherhood). During their trip, they were apprehended at Varennes, France, and carried back to Paris. In August , the royal couple was arrested and next January, Louis was convicted and condemned to death by a narrow majority. On Janu he walked steadfastly to the guillotine and was executed.


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The execution of Louis XVI. on the 21st. of January, 1793 Download PDF EPUB FB2

21st of January execution of Louis XVI. Louis XVI at the Temple by Garneray. As usual on this blog, I will strive to recount this dramatic event through the testimony of eyewitnesses.

Let us simply remember that, following the storming of the royal palace of the Tuileries on the 10th of AugustLouis XVI and his family (Marie-Antoinette, their two children, Marie-Thérèse. * – After being found guilty of treason by the French National Convention, Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine.

Louis XVI (Aug – Janu ), born Louis-Auguste, was the last king of France and Navarre before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution. On 21 Januaryfollowing a short trial, Kin g Louis XVI was executed in Paris. In the summer ofthe French National Assembly had deposed Louis XVI.

But for many deputies, radical republicans, it was not enough. 21 January – Louis XVI Even royalty was not beyond the law as Louis XVI of France found out in The French king was sent to the guillotine for treason, following the insurrection on 10 August And, with his execution came the end of total monarchy in France.

21 January Picture of Louis XVI's Execution French Revolution Posters. Whatever can be said of Louis XVI's performance during his reign and the early parts of the French Revolution, there can be no doubt he died bravely and like a king.

Louis XVI was executed on Janu The night before the execution Louis’ family, his wife Marie Antoinette, his daughter Marie Thérèse Charlotte, his son Louis-Charles, and his sister Madame Élisabeth who would be guillotined in Maywere allowed into his room to say their farewells.

Louis only got them to leave with a. Execution of Louis XVI (index to this archive) London Times Janu [page 2] [ ] Every bosom burns with indignation in this kingdom, against the ferocious savages of Paris, insomuch that the very name of Frenchman is become odious.

A Republic founded on the blood of an innocent victim must have but a short duration. Execution of King Louis XVI (21st January ) Posted on April 7, by brendanvanbelle Following the arrest of the King Louis XVI and his family in the invasion of Tuileries he was tried for high treason.

On Januthe National Convention condemned Louis XVI to death, his execution scheduled for the next day. Louis spent that evening saying goodbye to his wife and children. The following day dawned cold and wet. Louis arose at five.

Get this from a library. The execution of Louis XVI. on the 21st. of January,   Louis XVI was executed on 21 January Three weeks after his execution, a revolutionary journal called Thermomètre du jour published an inaccurate account claiming the King was led to the scaffold with a pistol to his temple, the guillotine struck his neck instead of his head, and the King died without courage.

Execution by guillotine of Louis XVI of France, 21 January Louis lying bound on guillotine waiting for blade to fall and decapitate him. Basket ready to receive his head. January 21st, The Execution of King Louis XVI Anyone who saw Louis XVI, the deposed King of France and Navarre, in the final year of his life would have been struck by how little the imprisoned monarch now resembled the trim and faintly handsome crown prince who had won the praise of the visiting Duchess of Northumberland two decades earlier.

On JanuFrench King Louis XVI was executed by guillotine at the Place de la Revolution in Paris following a conviction of high treason by the National Convention. The execution was a direct result of the fall of the Bourbon monarchy and marked an important turn of events in the French Revolution.

Louis XVI was guillotined in the Place de la Révolution on Janu His wife, Marie Antoinette, met the same fate nine months later, on Octo Carnavalet, Paris.

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA Execution by guillotine of Louis XVI of France, 21 January Louis lying bound on guillotine waiting for blade to fall and decapitate him.

Basket ready to receive his head. Execution of Louis XVI () on 21 January - Anonymous painting of the Danish School. Carnavalet museum, Paris, France (Photo by Leemage/Corbis via Getty Images).

Execution by guillotine of Louis XVI of France, 21 January Louis lying bound on guillotine waiting for blade to fall and decapitate him. Basket ready to receive his head. Oil on copper. Carnavalet, Paris. Uploader Alexander Goldberg Contributor World History Archive Uploaded on Collection World History Archive Category Heritage.

The trial of Louis XVI. in DecemberLouis was to be put to death. Execution. Louis was guillotined on 21 January in the Place de la Révolution (renamed Place de la Concorde in ).

References Sources. David P. Jordan, The King's Trial – Louis XVI. : The Execution of Louis XVI () 21 January Giclee Print Art (24 x 18 in): Posters & Prints.

execution-of-louis-xvi-of-france-parisst-january  Louis’ trial began on the 11th Decemberand he was found guilty of treason by of the National Convention’s deputies on the 15th January.

However, a much narrower majority of to voted for the death sentence on the 18th. His death warrant was finalised on the 20th January, and his execution was scheduled for the next day.: The Execution of Louis XVI () 21 January Giclee Print Art (12 x 9 in): Posters & Prints.