66.2 French Revolution of July 1830, and Greek War of Independence
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King Charles X of France is overthrown and replaced by his cousin Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans.  Meanwhile a 10 month long insurrection in Poland is crushed by the Russians. In the retribution which followed, eighty-thousand Poles are dragged off in chains to Siberia.  The year 1830 also witnessed the formal independence of Greece from the Ottoman Empire after a war which had begun nine years before. And the Industrial Revolution gathers steam across western Europe www.patreon.com/historyeurope www.historyeurope.net Music from Feliox Mendelssohn, Italian Symphony, courtesy of musopen.org Picture - Eugène_Delacroix (Liberty Leading the People) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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