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Reign of Terror


The Reign of Terror, during the French Revolution, was a period of thousands of arrests and executions. One of the most important names in this event is Maximilien de Robespierre, a French lawyer and politician. His execution, on 10 Thermidor Year II, or July 28, 1794, is considered to be the event that ended the Reign of Terror.

Portrait of Maximilien de Robespierre (1758-1794), circa 1790. Museum Carnavalet, Paris.
REIGN OF TERROR: The French Revolution, Part III
Maximilien Robespierre: The Reign of Terror
Here's an animated documentary about Robespierre and the French Revolution (in French):



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Published in 24/04/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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