sep 5, 1793 - The Reign of Terror Begins
The Reign of Terror began in 1793 when Maximilien Robespierre took control of France. The time when he ruled France was considered the Reign of Terror because when he was in power, Robespierre murdered around 40,000 people by the guillotine because they were considered enemies of the revolution.
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