This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE.
- From September 1792 through to April 1793, Belgium, Rhineland, Savoy, and the County of Nice were occupied by French armies.
- The National Convention was divided into
- Girondins who wanted to organise a bourgeois (middle class) republic across France and for it to spread across Europe.
- Montagnards (Mountain men) who wanted to give a greater share of political and economical power to the lower classes.
- Despite the efforts of the Girondins, Louis XVI was judged and condemned to death for treason and executed on 21 January 1793, with Marie-Antoinette guillotined in the September of the same year.