Jacques Necker

Necker Recall.

July 16th: The National Constituent Assembly insists on Necker’s recall. The king complies and restores Necker as finance minister and removes royal troops from the city’s centre.

The newly elected Paris assembly votes the destruction of the Bastille fortress. Similar committees and local armies were formed in Lyon, Rennes, and other prominent French cities. Louis XVI recalls Necker and adopts the tricolor ribbon the next day.

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