Image of The Tuileries Palace being invaded by sans-culottes on the 20th of June 1792
The invasion of the Tuileries on the 20th of June, 1792.

“I know that the stern language of the truth is rarely welcome close to the throne. I also know that, because it is almost never heard there, that revolutions become necessary.” – Jean-Marie Roland

A new ministerial crisis erupts thanks to the bold actions of Interior Minister Jean-Marie Roland. The people of Paris conduct a large demonstration on the 20th of June 1792. Lafayette attempts to stem the revolution’s growing radicalism, and new leaders emerge to pursue a more democratic France.

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