Pure white flag (proportions 3:2). As for the king, he naively ignored the possibility of serious trouble. The French Revolution of 1830, also known as the July Revolution (révolution de Juillet), Second French Revolution or Trois Glorieuses in French ("Three Glorious [Days]"), led to the overthrow of King Charles X, the French Bourbon monarch, and the ascent of his cousin Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans, who himself, after 18 precarious years on the throne, would be overthrown in 1848. National flag of the First Republic and in the First French Empire. Since then, no changes were made to its colors and patterns. It was adopted in 1884. Pure white flag (proportions 3:2). At the outset, few of the king’s critics imagined it possible to overthrow the regime; they hoped merely to get rid of Polignac. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. The flag was seen to embody all the principles of the Revolution: liberty, equality, fraternity, democracy, secularism, and modernization. The use of the flag to surrender is included in the Hague Conventions of … This page was last edited on 29 January 2020, at 08:26. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.Unsourced material may be challenged and removed October 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) The Acadian flag used in Canada is based on the tricolour flag of France, but this flag was never used during French rule of Acadia. A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red (proportions 3:2). On 1st August, the Duke, then Lieutenant-Général of the Kingdom, ordered that France took back "its national colours" ( ses couleurs nationales ). Revolutions of 1830, rebellions against conservative kings and governments by liberals and revolutionaries in different parts of Europe in 1830–32. A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red (proportions 3:2). Persons carrying or waving a white flag are not to be fired upon, nor are they allowed to open fire. Blue and red are the traditional colors of Paris, while white is associated with the House of Bourbon. The flags with the French flag in the canton, which on many occasions were already existing flags without the tricolour, resembled the British colonial flags, which originated as defacements of the British ensigns, which have the British Union Jack in the canton, and a red, white or blue fly. Acadians live mainly in It was adopted in 1884. On 30 July 1830, on the balcony of the city hall of Paris, the old Lafayette gave Louis-Philippe, Duke d' Orléans, both a kiss and a Tricolor flag. A white flag signifies to all that an approaching negotiator is unarmed, with an intent to surrender or a desire to communicate. France - France - The revolution of 1830: The July Revolution was a monument to the ineptitude of Charles X and his advisers. Flag of France, vertically striped blue-white-red national flag. However, the Free French Forces under Charles De Gaulle added a red Cross of Lorraine to distinguish themselves. Royal ensign (1643-1790; 1814-1830) Type of merchant ensign The white cross continued on the flags of the French infantry from the XVI th century and on the ensigns of the mercantile marine. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. This article does not cite any sources. During the revolution of 1830, Louis-Philippe restored the tricolor as the national flag, which the Vichy regime continued to use.