Days of 31 May and 2 June 1793


Days of 31 May and 2 June 1793

The Days of 31 May and 2 June 1793 (journées du 31 mai et du 2 juin 1793) were a series of urban revolts in Paris during the French Revolution. They saw the fall of the Girondists under pressure from the people of Paris.

Contents

Prelude

Revolts

31 May

2 June

Aftermath

References


Bibliography

  • (French) Albert Soboul, La Révolution française, Messidor/Éditions sociales, 1982, second part, chapter 2, « La fin de la Gironde (mars-juin 1793) ».
  • (French) Alphonse Aulard, La Société des Jacobins: Recueil de documents pour l'histoire du Club des Jacobins de Paris, vol 5: « janvier 1793 à mars 1794 », Elibron Classics, 2003, 720 pages ISBN 9780543951595
  • (French) Louis Blanc, Histoire de la révolution française, Paris, Pagnerre, Furne et Cie, 1866, vol VIII, chapters X and XI: « Les Douze renversés » and « Chute des Girondins », pp. 389–454
  • (French) Haïm Burstin, Une révolution à l'œuvre: le faubourg Saint-Marcel (1789–1794), chapter 2: « Un printemps insurrectionnel », Champ Vallon, 2005, 923 pages, pp. 542–585
  • (French) Adolphe Thiers, Histoire de la révolution française, Paris, Furne et Cie, 1854, vol IV, book XIV: « trente un mai », pp. 92–184

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