Les Incroyables - Precursores del dandismo. Los Increíbles o Muscadins, eran jóvenes burgueses acomodados que detestaban a Robespierre y excluidos de la burocracia revolucionaria antes de la Reacción Termidoriana. El garrote de mano izquierda lo llamaban "Poder Ejecutivo", y lo utilizaban para apalear jacobinos.

After the Reign of Terror men adopted the Incroyable look. Their necks shown (coiffure a la victime)with sympathy for those who had been guilloteened .

Vocab Corner: The Thermidorian Reaction was a revolt by moderate French republicans (supporters of the French Republic) against the more radical Jacobins that had up to that point been the drivers of the French Revolution).

Beauty and the Beast and Maximilien de Robespierre

On 9 Thermidor, Year 2 (July 27, 1794), Robespierre was shouted down during a speech shortly after which he was executed by means of the notorious guillotine, thus beginning the reactionary phase of the French Rev., properly named the Thermidorian Reaction.

On 9 Thermidor, Year 2 (July Robespierre was shouted down during a speech shortly after which he was executed by means of the notorious guillotine, thus beginning the reactionary phase of the French Rev., properly named the Thermidorian Reaction.

Gendarme Merda shooting at Robespierre during the night of the 9 Thermidor The Thermidorian Reaction was a revolt in the French Revolution when the National Convention voted to execute Maximilien Robe

Gendarme Merda shooting at Robespierre during the night of the 9 Thermidor The Thermidorian Reaction was a revolt in the French Revolution when the National Convention voted to execute Maximilien Robe

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Ornate carriages reappeared on the streets of Paris the day after the execution (28 July 1794) of Maximilien Robespierre, which brought an end to the Jacobin-era Committee of Public Safety and signaled the commencement of the Thermidorian Reaction. There were masters and servants once more in Paris, and the city erupted in a furor of pleasure-seeking and entertainment. Theaters thrived, and popular music satirized the excesses of the Revolution

Merveilleuses - Women who took the new fashion styles to the extreme during the Directoire period. The styles they wore were based on ancient Greek forms. It included sheer fabric (maybe with no undergarments on) and exaggerated caps (jockey hats).

Anne Marie Louise de Domangeville, the comtesse de Pange; Anne Marie was among the men and women sentenced to die along with Madame Elisabeth on May 10th, 1794. At the time, Anne Marie believed that she may have been pregnant; Madame Elisabeth convinced Anne Marie to report this to the court, and she was granted a stay of execution. She was released from prison after the Thermidorian Reaction.[photo:  Daderot]

“Anne Marie Louise de Domangeville, the comtesse de Pange; Anne Marie was among the men and women sentenced to die along with Madame Elisabeth on May At the time, Anne Marie believed that.

Robespierre during the Thermidorian Reaction

Robespierre during the Thermidorian Reaction

Le Directoire - Le Conseil des 500. After the Thermidorian Reaction, an executive council known as the Directory assumed control of the French state in 1795. The rule of the Directory was characterized by suspended elections, debt repudiations, financial instability, persecutions against the Catholic clergy, and significant military conquests abroad.

Le Directoire - Le Conseil des 500. After the Thermidorian Reaction, an executive council known as the Directory assumed control of the French state in 1795. The rule of the Directory was characterized by suspended elections, debt repudiations, financial instability, persecutions against the Catholic clergy, and significant military conquests abroad.

(Sept, 1792 - Oct, 1795) Reign of Terror and Thermidorian  Reaction

(Sept, 1792 - Oct, Reign of Terror and Thermidorian Reaction

Maximilien Robespierre was a  member of the Estates-General, theConstituent Assembly and the Jacobin Club, he opposed the death penalty and advocated the abolition of slavery, while supporting equality of rights, universal male suffrage and the establishment of a republic. He opposeddechristianisation of France, war with Austria and the possibility of a coup by the Marquis de Lafayette. As a member of the Committee of Public Safety, he was an important figure during the period of the…

Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre May 1758 – 28 July was a French lawyer, politician, and one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution.

(1794, July 27) Attack on the Hôtel de Ville, a Jacobin stronghold during the Thermidorian Reaction. (Image - 1823)

July Attack on the Hôtel de Ville, a Jacobin stronghold during the Thermidorian Reaction.

Lady Gaga my ass...  In the aftermath of the French Revolution ornate carriages reappeared on the streets of Paris the day after the execution (28 July 1794) of Maximilien Robespierre, which brought an end to the Reign of Terror and signalled the commencement of the Thermidorian Reaction.

Lady Gaga my ass. In the aftermath of the French Revolution ornate carriages reappeared on the streets of Paris the day after the execution July.

Following the fall of the Robespierres in the July 1794 Thermidorian Reaction, Bonaparte was put under house arrest at Nice for his association with the brothers.[note 5] He was released within two weeks and due to his technical skills was asked to draw-up plans to attack Italian positions in the context of France's war with Austria. He also took part in an expedition to take back Corsica from the British, but the French were repulsed by the Royal Navy.

Following the fall of the Robespierres in the July 1794 Thermidorian Reaction, Bonaparte was put under house arrest at Nice for his association with the brothers.[note 5] He was released within two weeks and due to his technical skills was asked to draw-up plans to attack Italian positions in the context of France's war with Austria. He also took part in an expedition to take back Corsica from the British, but the French were repulsed by the Royal Navy.

Two muscadins, or Incroyables, in 1795, carrying their "constitutions". The term Muscadin, meaning "wearing musk perfume" came to refer mobs of young men, relatively well-off and dressed in a dandyish manner, who were the street fighters of the Thermidorian Reaction in Paris in the French Revolution.

The Directoire Period - incroyables; cravats are so high up that they cover chins, excessively tight breeches

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