"Everyone has two countries: his own and France." So said former US president and author of the US Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, who was also minister to France in the years leading up to and during the French Revolution.
Jefferson's first-hand descriptions of the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 - 224 years ago on this very day - show that he knew exactly how decisive and important an act it had been.
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team