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  1. Tennis Court Oath

    The Tennis Court Oath was a pivotal event during the first days of the French Revolution. The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate who were locked out of a meeting of the Estates-General on 20 June 1789. The only person who did not sign was Joseph Martin-Dauch, a politician who would not execute decisions not sanctioned by the king. They made a makeshift conference room inside a tennis court located in the Saint-Louis district of the city of Versailles, near the Palace of Versailles. On 17 June 1789, this group, led by Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, began to call themselves the National Assembly. On the morning of 20 June, the deputies were shocked to discover that the chamber door was locked and guarded by soldiers. Immediately fearing the worst and anxious that a royal attack by King Louis XVI was imminent, the deputies congregated in a nearby indoor tennis court where they took a solemn collective oath "not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established".

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    The numerical value of tennis court oath in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

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    The numerical value of tennis court oath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • γήπεδο τένις όρκοςGreek
  • Juramento del Juego de PelotaSpanish
  • court de tennisFrench
  • sumpah lapangan tenisIndonesian
  • שבועת טניסHebrew
  • テニスコートの宣誓Japanese
  • ಟೆನಿಸ್ ಕೋರ್ಟ್ ಪ್ರಮಾಣKannada
  • 테니스 코트 선서Korean
  • tennis curia iuramentumLatin
  • tennisbananSwedish
  • டென்னிஸ் கோர்ட் உறுதிமொழிTamil
  • టెన్నిస్ కోర్టు ప్రమాణంTelugu
  • ٹینس کورٹ حلفUrdu
  • lời tuyên thệ sân quần vợtVietnamese
  • 网球场宣誓Chinese

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