- Amidst war and political tension, a radical Maximillian Robespierre, suggested changes.
- The Assembly split into radicals and monarchists, Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette were arrested, and a new Republic announced on 21 Sep 1792.
- They were both executed following trial in January 1793, Louis shortly after and Marie Antoinette in October.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Execution & Reign of Terror
The Execution of Louis XVI