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Postcards from Paris
Place de la Concorde
Paris - Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde, a huge square in the middle of Paris, was built in the mid 18th century by architect Jacques-Ange Gabriel. Between 1793 and 1795, some 1200 people died in the square beneath the Revolutionary guillotine, including  Marie-Antoinette, Louis XVI, Danton and Robespierre.