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I have for Louis [XVI] neither love nor hate, I only loathe his forfeits. It is with regret that I pronounce the fatal truth: the king must die so that the country can live.

Maximilien Robespierre (via river-nymphette)

ohmigosh your blog is amazing and I'm always so impressed at how brilliant you are... *blushes and runs away*
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Oh, thank you bunches! 

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valdsbejakande:

needsmoreresearch:

Robespierre’s daily menu: oranges, babies, and peacocks.

The three terrorist food groups.

French taste of peacocks

africasiaeuro:

French taste of peacocks

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French taste

During the French revolution lots of atrocities took place in and around France.
During the height of the reign of Robespierre and his other henchmen the river Seine
turned to red from the blood of all its victims.

He was a…

boycott-oppression:

Above: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges’ Violin Concertos performed by Jean-Jacques  Kantorow and l’Orchestre de Chambre Bernard Thomas (The Bernard Thomas Chamber Orchestra)

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (who was often referred to as “The Black Mozart”) was born in Guadeloupe, in 1745. His father was George Bologne de Saint-Georges (a wealthy planter) and his mother, one of Saint-Georges’ slaves, was called Nanon.

During the French Revolution, he was colonel of the Legion St. George, the first all-black regiment in Europe. However, today he is mainly remembered as the first classical composer of African descent. 

lonewinterking:

Louis XVI, l’homme qui ne voulait pas être roi (2011)

lonewinterking:

Louis XVI, l’homme qui ne voulait pas être roi (2011)

the-wolfbats:

Can we have another “Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.” post with the words

  • their 
  • okay
  • but
  • though
  • say
  • no
  • and
  • left
  • around
  • me
valdsbejakande:

This picture is on the cover of my edition of Ninety-three, and the text on the back does its best to give the impression that it’s about the Terror in Paris
I feel like anyone who goes into it looking for pretty nobles suffering prettily is going to be disappointed by the first page

valdsbejakande:

This picture is on the cover of my edition of Ninety-three, and the text on the back does its best to give the impression that it’s about the Terror in Paris

I feel like anyone who goes into it looking for pretty nobles suffering prettily is going to be disappointed by the first page

world4eu:

Louis XVI fashion 1790-1792. French Revolution costumes. http://ift.tt/1ty5hxF

world4eu:

Louis XVI fashion 1790-1792. French Revolution costumes. http://ift.tt/1ty5hxF