February Revolution of 1848

February Revolution of 1848

 

a bourgeois democratic revolution that took place Feb. 22–24, 1848, in France. It resulted in the overthrow of the July Monarchy. The victory of the revolution marked the beginning of the first period of the Revolution of 1848 in France.

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In the February Revolution of 1848, Lamartine's proclamation of the republic happened at the Hotel de Ville (where the Provisional Government took up residence).
The February Revolution of 1848, ended the monarchy forever in France.
After a period of relative calm, a new protest cycle began in 1838 and lasted into 1840, and a third cycle in 1846-47 led up to the February Revolution of 1848.