Albert Mathiez: Terror and the Fall of Robespierre

By |2018-03-07T01:27:17+00:007 March 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Maximilien Robespierre thank Stefania Di Pasquale, translator and collaborator of the research group North Pole-Group Brussels, che si occupa di Rivoluzione Francese e della figura di Jean-Paul Marat [...]

The dead (Vera or Presumptive?) di Louis Charles, Son Of Marie Antoinette

By |2017-02-17T20:03:38+00:0016 February 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis Charles of Bourbon prisoner to the Temple When and how he died Charles Louis de Bourbon, son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, rightful heir to the French throne? [...]

Painting and History: Louis XV and Favorita-Prostitute

By |2018-10-15T00:11:01+00:009 February 2017|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis XV and Madame Du Barry, his latest favorite, portraits in a nineteenth-century painting by Gyula Benczúr The French King, except for the honest and sober Louis XVI, [...]

Powder Prohibited during the French Revolution

By |2018-10-16T22:23:14+00:0028 October 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

A lady in the mirror. The use of the powder was banned during the French Revolution Every era has its fashion. Under the French Revolution this perspective is [...]

A Curiosity on Bastille: it Marchese De Sade

By |2018-10-16T22:27:40+00:0027 October 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Presumed Portrait of the Marquis De Sade twenties Bastille Day, occurred on 14 July 1789 in Paris, It is considered the event that such officially started the French Revolution. When [...]

The Blacksmith it betrayed Louis XVI

By |2018-10-16T23:52:40+00:003 October 2016|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Louis XVI ordered the blacksmith Francois Gamain the construction of the famous "Iron Wardrobe" Louis XVI (1754-1793) nourished, as known, una grande passione per la lavorazione del [...]