Iraq - 8th Anniversary of the 14th of July Revolution commemorated on a postage stamp, 1958.

Iraq - 8th Anniversary of the 14th of July Revolution commemorated on a postage stamp, 1958.

The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution, Second French Revolution saw the overthrow of King Charles X, the French Bourbon monarch, and the ascent of his cousin Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans, who himself, after 18 precarious years on the throne, would in turn be overthrown. It marked the shift from one constitutional monarchy, the Bourbon Restoration, to another, the July Monarchy; and the substitution of the principle of popular sovereignty for hereditary right.

Jean-Victor Schnetz: "Combat devant l'hôtel de ville - (The Battle for the Town Hall, 28 July oil on canvas, Dimensions: Height: 458 cm in). Width: 500 cm in), Current location: Petit Palais, Paris.

Postage Stamps - Iraq - 14th July Revolution

Postage Stamps - Iraq - 14th July Revolution

The White flag of the French monarchy transformed into the Tricolore as a result of the July Revolution painting by Léon Cogniet (1830).

The White flag of the French monarchy transformed into the Tricolore as a result of the July Revolution, painting by Léon Cogniet

Faisal II was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was murdered during the 14 July Revolution together with numerous members of his family.

Faisal II was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July when he was murdered during the 14 July Revolution together with numerous members of his family.

Charles X (1757 - 1836). Son of Louis, Dauphin of France, and Marie-Josèphe of Saxony. He married Marie Therese of Savoy and had two sons. He took his family and fled to Savoy in 1789 to escape the French Revolution.

Charles X (Charles Philippe; 9 October 1757 – 6 November called "the Beloved" (French: le was known for most of his life as the Count of Artois before he reigned as King of France and of Navarre from 16 September 1824 until 2 August

Paris July Revolution 1830

Paris July Revolution 1830

"Louis-Philippe Going from the Palais Royal to the Hôtel de Ville" (Horace Vernet, 1832, oil on canvas). In the Château de Versailles. The culmination of the French "July Revolution" of 1830, in which King Charles X and the senior branch of the House of Bourbon were deposed. The exceedingly clever and interestingly devious man on horseback in the center, Charles X's cousin the Duke of Orleans, is on his way to be proclaimed King Louis-Philippe I.

We take a look at the times in which grand opéra shuddered onto the opera scene.

And the Paris uprising of 1832. This is literally me and how I got my history award at school

And the Paris uprising of This is literally me and how I got my history award at school---- AMEN! I actually listened to "Newsies" for the first time yesterday (labor day) which was very fitting.

Charles X 1757 – 1836) was known for most of his life as the Count of Artois before he reigned as King of France from 16 September 1824 until 2 August 1830. An uncle of the uncrowned King Louis XVII, and younger brother to reigning Kings Louis XVI and Louis XVIII, he supported the latter in exile and eventually succeeded him. His rule of almost six years ended in the July Revolution of 1830, which resulted in his abdication and the election of Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans, as King of the…

Charles X or Count of Artois reigned as King of France and of Navarre from 1824 to uncle of the uncrowned Louis XVIII, last of the French rulers

king farouk. King farouk the first son of king Fouad and from Mohamed ali familly he left Egypt after the 23d of July revolution then egypt turned from kingdom to republic

King farouk the first son of king Fouad and from Mohamed ali familly he left Egypt after the of July revolution then egypt turned from kingdom to republic

Once again this map could be seen as a sequel of my map describing the kingdom of Lothier where Charles the Bold, of the house of Valois-Burgundy, managed to make a kingdom of his territories. But ...

Once again this map could be seen as a sequel of my map describing the kingdom of Lothier where Charles the Bold, of the house of Valois-Burgundy, managed to make a kingdom of his territories.

Really interesting archive footage shows the 1958 revolution in Iraq. IraqThe 14 July Revolution or the 1958 Iraqi coup d’état took place on 14 July 1958 in Iraq, resulting in the overthrow of theHashemite monarchy…

Really interesting archive footage shows the 1958 revolution in Iraq. IraqThe 14 July Revolution or the 1958 Iraqi coup d’état took place on 14 July 1958 in Iraq, resulting in the overthrow of theHashemite monarchy…

Portrait of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French aristocrat and military officer who fought for the United States in the American Revolutionary War, was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830, as a mature man, wearing a jacket and coat, white lace collar, by A Scheffer, 1843. From the New York Public Library. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).

Portrait of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French aristocrat and military officer who fought for the United States in the American Revolutionary War, was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830, as a mature man, wearing a jacket and coat, white lace collar, by A Scheffer, 1843. From the New York Public Library. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images).

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