Why Is Bastille Day Important?


Bastille Day, a French national holiday, is important as it commemorates the storming of the Bastille, on 14th July 1789. The storming marked the beginning of the French Revolution, which is viewed as the birth of the modern French state. Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute and arbitrary power of Louis the XVI’s ancient regime.
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The purpose of Bastille Day is to commemmorate the storming of the Bastille prison, which took place in 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution.
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