king of France during the French Revolution whose opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy
beheaded for treason against the country of France prior to the Reign of Terror
Jacobin lawyer who led the most radical phase of the French Revolution: the Reign of Terror
his execution ended the Reign of Terror
overthrew the French revolutionary government, the Directory, in 1799 and became emperor of the French in 1804
engaged in warfare with most of Europe during the Napoleonic Wars spreading revolutionary/Enlightenment ideas throughout Europe
his failed attempt to invade Russia in 1812 led to his downfall
returned to power briefly in 1815 but was defeated at Waterloo and died in exile.
HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE (1483–1546)
queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular for her extravagance
guillotined along with her husband
Jacobin newspaper editor who helped launch the Reign of Terror and complied death lists, being an advocate of violent measures
stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday
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