September Massacres

“September Massacres” in Paris.

‘September Massacres’ in prisons of Paris during September 2-6, 1792:

The alarming news about the progress of the allies towards Paris serves as a pretext for the organization of a cutthroat group of workers that, with the support of Marat from the communeA group of people living together and sharing possessions and responsibilities. and with the tolerance of Jacques Danton from the Ministry of Justice.

An unleash crowd landed at the prison’s place and killing cruelly 1200, including those who were not revolutionaries, aristocrats, and 100 priests assassinated.

And the princess of Lamballe place (governess of the royal children) was detained and killed very brutally. This horror scene is replayed, on September 2 and 3, in several jails in the capital.

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