Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793.

Jean-Sylvain Bailly. French Revolution. Freemason. French Politician

Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793.

Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793.

Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath.

Jean-Sylvain Bailly was a French astronomer and the first mayor of Paris. Bailly was known for the calculation of the orbit of Halley’s comet in 1759.
In 1789 he became secretary of the Paris electoral college and soon after a deputy of the third estate in the Estates General. On June 3, chosen as President of the National Assembly, he led on 20 June the momentous meeting in the hall of the house ball (Tennis Court Oath). After the storming of the Bastille, he was appointed mayor of Paris, in the process of Queen Marie Antoinette, he appeared as a witness for their innocence. He was sentenced “as king and friend of violent oppressor of the People’s Freedom” on November 11, 1793 to death on the guillotine and executed the following day.

Gallery: Portraits by people during the French Revolution

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  1. The French Fashion History.
  2. Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574. (Tudor, Renaissance, Spanish court dress)
  3. Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. (Renaissance, early Baroque, Spanish court dress, Tudor)
  4. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. (Baroque)
  5. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. (Baroque)
  6. The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.
  7. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789.
  8. The French Republic 1789 to 1802.
  9. Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799.
  10. Les Modes sous la revolution 1792-1799 by Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
  11. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. France empire.
  12. Reigns of Louis XVIII. and Charles X. 1815 to 1830. Restoration,  Romanticism
  13. Fashion in the Reign of Philippe. 1830 to 1848. Victorian era. Romanticism fashion.
  14. The Second Republic. 1848 -1851. Victorian era. “Second Rococo”.
  15. The use of the Corset in the reign of Louis XVI.
  16. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin.
  17. Fashion under the  French revolution 1789 to 1802.
  18. Paris fashion 1793 to 1795. French revolution.
  19. The Execution of the King Louis XVI.
  20. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette.
  21. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  22. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. “The Directoire Style” between 1795–1804.
  23. Nymphs and Merveilleuses. By Octave Uzanne.
  24. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution. By Octave Uzanne. 1796-1800.
  25. Portraits by people during the French Revolution
  26. The Gallery of Fashion. by Nikolaus von Heideloff, London.
  27. Comparison of the French and English modes. 1808 to 1815
  28. The Salon of Madame Récamier during the French Revolution.
  29. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution.
  30. Caraco à la francaise in 1786.
  31. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  32. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  33. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
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