Women's March on Versailles, 5 October 1789

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by National Library of France
published on 27 June 2022

Women's March on Versailles (5-6 October 1789). Outraged by high bread prices and the anti-revolutionary conduct of royal soldiers, a crowd of 7,000 women descended on the palace of Versailles. The king accompanied them back to Paris the next day. This work is from an unknown artist, c. 1789.

Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

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France, N. L. o. (2022, June 27). Women's March on Versailles, 5 October 1789. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16066/womens-march-on-versailles-5-october-1789/

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France, National Library of. "Women's March on Versailles, 5 October 1789." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 27, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16066/womens-march-on-versailles-5-october-1789/.

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France, National Library of. "Women's March on Versailles, 5 October 1789." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Jun 2022. Web. 03 Feb 2023.

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