French Revolution (French: Révolution française; 1789–1799) was a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation as feudal, aristocratic and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from left-wing political groups and the masses on the streets. Old ideas about hierarchy and tradition succumbed to new Enlightenment principles of citizenship and inalienable rights.

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davo001
davo001 Jul 16 2011, 2:07pm says:

he looks way too happy for a guy who is about to receive a shed load of lead balls in his direction

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rendiir
rendiir Sep 30 2011, 11:37pm says:

Maybe it's their turn to shoot :P

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