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mortels are equal
Rousseau and the Revolution
burning of Pious
Rouget de Lisle sings la Marsseillaise
  image81.jpg - "Citizens Singing the Hymn of the Marseillais." Joseph Rouget de Lisle composed in April 1792 “War Song for the Army of the Rhine.” Later, when the volunteers of Montpellier and Marseille marched north to Paris in July 1792, they sang the song at each stage of their journey and at the arrival in Paris. From then, the song became the victory song of French soldiers and was declared the national anthem on 14 July 1795.  This water color poster shows patriotic Parisian working men signing the Marseillaise.  
Parisian Section crossing to Tuilleries 1792
tuilleries
seige of Tuilleries
August 10 1792
departure of a volunteer 1792

"Citizens Singing the Hymn of the Marseillais." Joseph Rouget de Lisle composed in April 1792 “War Song for the Army of the Rhine.” Later, when the volunteers of Montpellier and Marseille marched north to Paris in July 1792, they sang the song at each stage of their journey and at the arrival in Paris. From then, the song became the victory song of French soldiers and was declared the national anthem on 14 July 1795. This water color poster shows patriotic Parisian working men signing the Marseillaise. Download
Caption: "Citizens Singing the Hymn of the Marseillais." Joseph Rouget de Lisle composed in April 1792 “War Song for the Army of the Rhine.” Later, when the volunteers of Montpellier and Marseille marched north to Paris in July 1792, they sang the song at each stage of their journey and at the arrival in Paris. From then, the song became the victory song of French soldiers and was declared the national anthem on 14 July 1795. This water color poster shows patriotic Parisian working men signing the Marseillaise.
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