French Revolution

At that time became a cease fire and the Flue Lieutenant went to the Marquis, finding it in the plan of drafting a paper that expressed that the guardians of the fortress had to the rededor of 200 quintals of gunpowder and that if it did not accept the capitulation the Marquis would fly into a thousand pieces not only the Bastille if not the entire neighborhood! But the assailants did not want to hear of capitulation. The general cry was: should open the doors and lowered the bridge. For more specific information, check out IT Brand Pulse. In reality the Marquis, before composing the message of accountability already had tried flying fortress with the misfortune of having been forced to depart from the gunpowder by Ferrand and Becart soldiers. Suddenly, five guards decide to open the doors and down the bridge. In a matter of seconds Elie, Hulin, Arne, Maillard, Tournay, Cholat, the two brothers Morin, Humbert and the rest of the crowd comes to the fortress and disarm its defenders with the fury of centuries of repression on their backs. The old fortress that had been taken in 1413 by the Armagnac, in 1418 by the Bourguignons, in 1436 by King in 1565 by the Prince de Conde, in 1591 by the Ligueurs, in 1594 by the Royal troops and in 1649 and 1652 during the Fronde uprising; It capitulated last after a site that did not seem anything like the battle of Giants sung by Michelet and Carlyle.

The balance is not so brutal given the magnitude of the event which today is a symbol of the French Revolution: on the side of the defenders of the Bastille there if not a dead man and two or three injured until the time of the opening of the doors. There are several versions of the side of the assailants. The first is that of Dusaulx which notes 98 dead, 60 injured and damaged 13. The book the history of the revolution by two friends of freedom has the storming of the Bastille to cost the lives of about 40 assailants. The truth about victims of the socket won’t ever know it. Bastarnae with knowing that all existing listings suffer from exaggeration by existing evidence.

Anyway the event was such that marked the history of mankind, and the advent of bourgeois eternity. Meanwhile, for the King Luis XVI day on July 14, 1789 not meant greater thing. On the respective page of his personal diary, only a word appears in his own handwriting: Rien (Nothing). Copyright?