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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Garde Nationale

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Of France, a body of armed citizens organised in Paris in 1789 for the defence of the citizen interest, and soon by extensions throughout the country became a force of great national importance; the colours they adopted were the famous tricolor of red, white, and blue, and their first commandant was Lafayette. In 1795 they helped to repress the Paris mob, and under Napoleon were retained in service. They played a prominent part in the Revolutions of 1830 and 1848, supporting the revolutionists; but in 1852 their powers were curtailed, and in 1871 they were dissolved by the National Assembly.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Garde Nationale'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/g/garde-nationale.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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