Historical Events in August 1792

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Aug 10 A large scale insurrection against the French monarchy occurs in Paris

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

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Aug 10 Papers from the Tuileries Palace, proving the Comte de Mirabeau had secret dealings with the court are revealed

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau
Revolutionary and Politician
Comte de Mirabeau

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Aug 13 Revolutionaries imprison French royals, including Marie Antoinette

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette
  • Aug 29 British man o'war HMS Royal George capsizes at Spithead; more than 800 killed