French Revolution

9 places to experience the turmoil of the French Revolution

On July 14, 1789, a crowd of French citizens began to gather in front of the Bastille, an armory and political prison in the heart of Paris. The massive and disturbing structure was seen by French citizens as a symbol of the authoritarian rule of the monarchy. The governor of the Bastille, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, invited some protest leaders ...

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Protests in France against the COVID-19 “health pass” rules

PARIS, July 14 (Reuters) – Parisian police clash with protesters denouncing President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to require a COVID-19 vaccine certificate or negative PCR test to enter bars, restaurants and cinemas in starting next month. Macron this week announced sweeping measures to tackle a rapid rise in new coronavirus infections, including mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health card ...

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What Is July 14th & Why It Is Celebrated: Everything You Need To Know | World news

France’s National Day, more commonly known as Bastille Day in English, is a national holiday in the country celebrated on July 14 of each year with fireworks and parades. It marks the fall of Bastille, military fortress and prison, on July 14, 1789, when an angry crowd burst into it, marking the start of the French Revolution. Here’s everything you ...

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The government we deserve – Claudio Farrugia

Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821), post-French Revolution diplomat, was an ardent monarchist, supporter of the social hierarchy and a key figure in the Counter-Enlightenment. He is not recognized as a champion of democratic principles, however, he is considered the author of the famous quote “Every nation has the government it deserves”, which remains very relevant. If a country has a bad ...

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Duchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela

© Beau Monde editorial staffDuchess Marie-Marguerite, Queen of France-Venezuela If France had another queen, it would be this lady. We rarely hear about it, but there is always the King and Queen of France walking around. At least that’s what the family thinks. Meet Mary Margaret, Duchess of Anjou and Queen of France. Maria margherita Who is the woman apart ...

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France acquires Sade’s “Sodom” manuscript for more than $ 5 million

Published on: 07/09/2021 – 15:28Amended: 07/09/2021 – 15:26 Paris (AFP) The French state has acquired the original manuscript of “120 days of Sodom” from the Marquis de Sade for more than $ 5 million, safeguarding for the country a work declared a national treasure, the Ministry of Culture announced on Friday. The eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece met a turbulent fate over ...

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A reminder to be proud of democracy

My July 4 began, like every Sunday since the pandemic, with a Zoom session with cousins ​​from around the world. Cousins ​​joined us from Canada, Argentina, Israel and France. Our conversation began with a discussion of our Declaration of Independence and its promise that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed … with certain inalienable rights … among ...

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Rubicon Theater Company announces three summer youth theater performances under the stars in Ojai

Rubicon Theater Company announces its dramatic return to shows with an eclectic season of three youth theater performances to be presented at the open-air amphitheater at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shrek the Musical and Les Misérables . Over 50 young people between the ages of 18 and 21 enthusiastically participated in the Education and ...

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Pandemic Production, One Year Later: Brad Graeber, CEO, Powerhouse Animation: So: “We have more arguments and more interest than we’ve ever had. Now: “We are about to embark on a social experiment back to the office. “- Screens

Brad graeber It was just one of those occasional trips to the office. Brad Graeber, co-founder and CEO of Austin-based Powerhouse Animation, was throwing things off when he walked into what is normally a quietly bubbling studio. “The monitors are on and the mouse is moving around the screen, but the rest looks like Chernobyl. It’s the same way we ...

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Why Chinese Youth Are Kissing Chairman Mao

They read it in libraries and in the subways. They have organized online book clubs devoted to his works. They uploaded hours of audio and video, spreading the gospel of his revolutionary thought. Chairman Mao is making a comeback among Chinese Generation Z. The supreme leader of the Communist Party, whose decades of uninterrupted political campaigns have claimed millions of ...

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