The Execution of Louis XVI

Written by Dr. Elizabeth Bond. Narration by Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle. 
A textual version of this video is available here.
This is a production of Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective at the Goldberg Center in the Department of History at The Ohio State University and the Department of History at Miami University. For more information about Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective, please visit
Audio production by Scott Sprague and Paul Kotheimer, College of Arts & Sciences Academic Technology Services. Video production by Laura Seeger, Dr. Nicholas B. Breyfogle and Seth A. Myers. The Origins' editorial team includes Editors Nicholas Breyfogle, Steven Conn and David Steigerwald; Managing Editors Jessica Viñas-Nelson, Lauren Henry and Seth A. Myers and Associate Editor Eric M. Rhodes.
We thank the Stanton Foundation for their funding of this and other Origins projects.