July Monarchy

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July Monarchy

 

the period in French history from the July Revolution (1830), which put an end to the regime of the Restoration, to the February Revolution of 1848, which established the Second Republic. During the July Monarchy, “it was not the French bourgeoisie that prevailed” in the person of King Louis Philippe “but only one faction of it, the socalled financearistocracy” (K. Marx; see K. Marx and F. Engels, Soch, 2nded., vol. 7, p. 8).