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Shot at the foot of a wall in the Père-Lachaise cemetery

La Commune de Paris. La Semaine sanglante. Saturday, May 27, 1871. This morning forces of the 209th and 191st battalions of the National Guard still resist at the Faubourg du Temple. In rue Puebla the barricade falls at 10 a.m. Toward noon, in rue Haxo, the last meeting of the Commune takes place. In Belleville, very harsh clashes take place. In the cemetery of Père-Lachaise, all day long they fight with a knife between the tombs and in the basements. Here, at the end, 147 communards surrender but are still immediately shot, at the foot of a wall of the cemetery.

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