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Obelisque de Louxor (sculpture) Obelisk


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1793/01/21 Louis XVI of France Died Found guilty of high treason, Louis XVI is executed by guillotine as Citizen Louis Capet.
1793/10/16 Marie Antoinette Died Marie Antoinette is executed by guillotine at the Place de la Revolution, Paris, France
1830/07/29 An equestrian statue of King Louis XVI by Jean-Pierre Cortot is destroyed during the July Revolution in 1830. The pedestal will be reused for the "Obelisque de Louxor". French Revolution of July 1830
1836/10/25 Louis Philippe I Monarch The "Obelisque de Louxor" is raised up at the Place de la Concorde during a ceremony orchestrated by King Louis-Philippe I. Obelisque de Louxor (sculpture)
1935/07/14 Alfred Dreyfus In Memoriam Alfred Dreyfus' cortege passes the Place de la Concorde through the ranks of troops assembled for the Bastille Day national holiday. Dreyfus Affair

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