History: July 17, 1791: Hero of the American Revolution Guns Down 50 French Revolutionaries (The Convoluted Path of the Marquis de Lafayette)

July 17 1791 the Marquis de Lafayette led

A Brief History On July 17, 1791, hero of the American Revolution, the Marquis de Lafayette, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier (you can see why he is usually just called “Lafayette”) led the French National Guard against a riotous mob of around 10,000 angry French revolutionaries, gunning down about 50 of the rebels...
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