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World landmarks lit up to show solidarity with France, in honor of the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks of November 13, 2015. #prayforparis

On December 11th, 1792, Louis XVI was brought from the Temple Prison to stand before the National Convention. The trial had begun eight days previously, with the indictment against him being presented on the second day. He was brought in to hear this indictment, which accused him of high treason and crimes against the state. The charges were as follows:

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Through the Years → Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (228/)

30 November 2009 | Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden arrives at the Franco-Swedish Gala organized by Swedish Trade Council and Paris City Hall at Le Petit Palais in Paris, France. (Photo by Alain BENAINOUS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)