Festival of the Federation

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The Festival of the Federation (Fête de la Fédération) was a celebration that occurred on the Champ de Mars outside Paris on 14 July 1790, the first anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille. With over 300,000 people in attendance, the event honored the achievements of the French Revolution (1789-99) and the unity of the French people.

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  • 14 Jul 1790
    300,000 people attend the Festival of the Federation outside Paris, an event celebrating the French Revolution and national unity.
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