The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris

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  • ISBN: 0198715951
  • Author: Colin Jones
  • Publisher: Colin Jones
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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The day of 9 Thermidor (27 July 1794) is universally acknowledged as a major turning-point in the history of the French Revolution. At 12.00 midnight, Maximilien Robespierre, the most prominent member of the Committee of Public Safety which had for more than a year directed the Reign of Terror, …