This Day in History: Louis XVI of France Is Guillotined (1793)

This Day in History:
Louis XVI of France Is Guillotined (1793)

Louis XVI was the king of France during the complex sociopolitical conflict that culminated in the French Revolution, but he was shy, dull, and corpulent and lacked the leadership skills necessary for the job. During the revolution, he was caught attempting to flee the Tuileries palace in disguise, and when proof of his counterrevolutionary actions emerged, he was tried for treason and beheaded. It is said that while his blood dripped to the ground, many in the crowd ran forward to do what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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