How many died in the Vendee?
|War in the Vendée|
|Casualties and losses|
|~30,000 military killed||Several tens of thousands killed|
|Inhabitants of the Vendee: ~170,000 military and civilians killed ~200,000 dead in total|
What happened in Vendee during the French Revolution?
The instruments of the Terror were then focussed on the Vendée, where more than 6,000 people – including 400 children – were executed. Some were guillotined but most were shot, stabbed, bayoneted or forcibly drowned. Farms, crops and forests were burned across the Vendée, affecting the innocent as well as the rebels.
When did the war in the Vendee end?
March 1793 – March 1796
War in the Vendée/Periods
When was the chouan rebellion?
Chouan, member of any of the bands of peasants, chiefly smugglers and dealers in contraband salt, who rose in revolt in the west of France in 1793 and joined the Vendéan royalists (see Vendée, Wars of the).
Has anyone died doing the Vendée Globe?
The Vendée Globe organisers call it the “Everest of the seas”. Of 67 different people who had tried the Vendée before this year, three have died while doing so: the USA’s Mike Plant and Britain’s Nigel Burgess in 1992, and Canada’s Gerry Roufs in 1997.
What is the meaning of Vendee?
: one to whom a thing is sold : buyer. Vendée.
What is the Vendee France?
listen)) is a department in the Pays de la Loire region in Western France, on the Atlantic coast. In 2016, it had a population of 670,597. Its prefecture is La Roche-sur-Yon.
Who were the French revolutionary counters?
The word “counter-revolutionary” originally referred to thinkers who opposed themselves to the 1789 French Revolution, such as Joseph de Maistre, Louis de Bonald or, later, Charles Maurras, the founder of the Action française monarchist movement.
What was the chouan rebellion?
The Chouannerie (from the Chouan brothers, two of its leaders) was a royalist uprising or counter-revolution in twelve of the western départements of France, particularly in the provinces of Brittany and Maine, against the First Republic during the French Revolution.
What is the prize for winning the Vendée Globe?
The winner of the Tour de France wins 500,000 euros, and the winner of Rolland Garros wins 2 million euros! From the 11th, the competitors ranked 11th will receive the remaining 100,000 euros of the overall prize money in equal parts, but their share may not exceed the 10th skipper’s 10,000 euros bonus.