May 28, 1871. The day on which the communard staring back Eugene Varlin was shot by the versaillais - The Point

We are on the last day of the bloody Week that put a definitive end to the Paris Commune. The versaillais massacred the last of the communards defending the ult

May 28, 1871. The day on which the communard staring back Eugene Varlin was shot by the versaillais - The Point

We are on the last day of the bloody Week that put a definitive end to the Paris Commune. The versaillais massacred the last of the communards defending the ultimate paris barricades. In the late morning, one of the Fontaine-au-Roy falls. Some communards manage to escape, including Eugène Varlin, 31 years. It is a militant socialist and libertarian, a member of the First International. Worker bookbinder, it was already noted to have triggered strikes. It was he who had written : "As a man may starve at the door of a palace where everything is full...

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