Primary Source

Louis XVI, King of France, born 23 August 1754, beheaded 21 January 1793

Engraving of a memorial to King Louis XVI

Annotation

Louis quickly became a matyr to the royalist cause, as this and other memorials indicate.

Translation

Title in French
Louis XVI , dernier Roi des Français, né le 23 aoust 1754

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"Louis XVI, King of France, born 23 August 1754, beheaded 21 January 1793," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/louis-xvi-king-france-born-23-august-1754-beheaded-21-january-1793 [accessed August 13, 2022]