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Articles with keyword "Ancien Régime"

Moliere dining with Louis XIV

Feature

Burying Molière

How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.

Curio

Remains of the Day

By Between June 14 and July 27, 1794, hundreds of nobles, shopkeepers, clergy, corset makers, vintners, and other “suspicious” citizens were executed by guillotine at Place de la Nation in Paris.