November 16th, 2016

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Thermidorian Reaction – Wikipedia

The Thermidorian Reaction was a coup d’état within the French Revolutionagainst the leaders of the Jacobin Club who had dominated the Committee of Public Safety. It was triggered by a vote of the National Convention to executeMaximilien RobespierreLouis Antoine de Saint-Just, and several other leading members of the revolutionary government. This ended the most radical phase of the French Revolution.

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