Presumed Portrait of the Marquis De Sade twenties

Presumed Portrait of the Marquis De Sade twenties

The storming of the Bastille, occurred on 14 July 1789 in Paris, is considered the event that officially began the French Revolution.

When the rioters broke into the old fortress, long used as a prison, to free prisoners, they only found 7 and only for a few days, about a dozen, They not encountered in the eighth, among other famous and much talked: the Marchese De Sade.

For man, He was serving a sentence imposed on a charge of “libertinage”, but he had been transferred to another facility at the beginning of the month (Photo gives: it.wikipedia.org).