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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

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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.

Louis-Antoine-Léon de Saint-Just born August 25, 1767, Decize, France died July 28, 1794, Paris Main controversial ideologue of the French Revolution, one of the most zealous advocates of the Reign of Terror (1793–94), who was arrested and guillotined in the Thermidorian Reaction.

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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]