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Execution of King Louis XVI

21/01/1793

On January 21, 1793, the king Louis XVI was executed by guillotine on the Place de la Revolution, in Paris. Watch below an explanation of the event and an reenactment of that day, taken from the 1989 movie La Révolution Française. 
What happened to Louis XVI? A swift public execution
Execution of Louis XVI, 21 January 1793

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Published in 24/04/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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