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Execution of Louis XVI of France, Paris, 21st January 1793 (1882-1884). After the monarchy was overthrown by the French Revolution in 1789, Louis, his Queen, Marie Antoinette, and their children were imprisoned in the Palace of the Tuileries in Paris. In 1791 they tried, unsuccessfully to escape from France. Afterwards Louis was tried and convicted of treason and was executed. The same fate befell Marie Antoinette on 16 October 1793. A print from La France et les Francais a Travers les Siecles, Volume III, F Roy editor, A Challamel, Saint-Antoine, 1882-1884.
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