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date: 14 April 2024

France. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Kristen Stromberg ChildersKristen Stromberg Childers

In 1789 a radically democratic revolution erupted in France that had profound implications throughout the world. Women took an early and active role in the French Revolution, participating in the storming of the Bastille in Paris and marching on the royal palace at Versailles outside the capital. The queen, Marie‐Antoinette (... ...

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