Execution of the Duke of Enghien

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Harrison W. Mark
by Jean-Paul Laurens
published on 03 July 2023
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The execution of Louis Antoine de Bourbon, Duke of Enghien on 21 March 1804, by firing squad. Enghien's controversial execution turned much of Europe's aristocracy against Napoleon and served as a catalyst for the War of the Third Coalition (1805-1806). Oil on canvas by Jean-Paul Laurens, 1873.

Musée des Beaux-arts et de la Dentelle d'Alençon.

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Laurens, J. (2023, July 03). Execution of the Duke of Enghien. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17559/execution-of-the-duke-of-enghien/

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