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Friday 11 Jul 2014: Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité ou la Mort
One of the original mottoes of the French Revolution was "Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité ou la Mort" (Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood or Death). The "or Death" part was only dropped later, probably because of it being associated too much with Robespierre's Reign of Terror. The remaining words became the national motto of France from the Third Republic at the end of the 19th Century onwards.

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