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1794: Robespierre is executed  
The young lawyer Maximilian de Robespierre wanted to shape France’s future. In his work, "About property," from 1793 he wrote: "The kings, the aristocrats, the tyrants, whatever their nationality, are slaves revolting against the Earth’s superiority, which means they are revolting against mankind and the law-maker of the universe, nature!"

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The Reign of Terror in France came to an end when the following leader was executed on July 28, 1794:
  Louis XVI
  Napoleon
  Maximilian de Robespierre
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