The Storming of the Bastille

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Jean-Pierre Houël
published on 29 April 2022

Depiciton of the Storming of the Bastille, 14 July 1789. Visible in the center is Bernard René Jourdan, marquis de Launay, the governor of Bastille, who is being arrested by the revolutionaries. Painted by Jean-Pierre Houël in 1789, housed in the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

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Houël, J. (2022, April 29). The Storming of the Bastille. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15733/the-storming-of-the-bastille/

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Houël, Jean-Pierre. "The Storming of the Bastille." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 29, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15733/the-storming-of-the-bastille/.

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Houël, Jean-Pierre. "The Storming of the Bastille." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Apr 2022. Web. 08 Feb 2023.

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