What Happened on July 28, 1794

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • French Revolution figure Robespierre & 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Couthon, French politician, beheaded at 39

Person of interestMaximilien Robespierre

Maximilien Robespierre, French revolutionary (President of the National Convention, Member of Committee of Public Safety), executed by guillotine at 36

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien Robespierre