Genealogy Projects tagged with 1793 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Yellow Fever

    Please add Geni profiles associated with the disease best known as "yellow fever" to this project. Collaborators, feel free to add sections to the overview. what it is Yellow fever, known historically as yellow jack, yellow plague, or bronze john, is an acute viral disease. The disease is caused by the yellow fever virus and is spread by the bite of the female mosquito. Yellow fever is kn...

  • The Profanation at Saint Denis (1793)

    La Profanation de Saint-Denis (1793) WORK IN PROGRESS . After the French Revolution (1789), and during Robespierre's Reign of Terror (1793-1794), the French National Convention ordains the exhumation and destruction of all royal tombs. In October 1793, the profanation of the tombs at the Basilica of Saint Denis is executed. This basilica has been the necropolis for the kings and queens of...