Dromos

Dromos

HomeRoutesPlaces of interest

This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Hôtel de Ville

Sponsored links

Town hall

FR |

Public | Dutch

In July 1794, the Hôtel de ville was a scene of violence. After a reign of terror lead by Robespierre, opponents tried to take power. Afraid to be captured the famous French Revolutionair Maximilien Robespierre Robespierre tried to kill himself with a pistol but only managed to shatter his jaw. Others, such as his brother Augusting, jumped out of the window of the Hôtel de ville.They took Robespierre with shattered jaw to be executed. He was held in the same containment chamber where Marie Antoinette, the wife of King Louis XVI, had been held, before her execution. On 28 July 1794, Robespierre was guillotined without trial in the Place de la Révolution.

Address

Paris
Ile-de-France
France

More about this place of interest

Routes nearby

Related channels

Sponsored links

© 2006-2018 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com