Louis XVI

Well travelled corpses

Political turmoil can result in thousands, even millions, of people being displaced and becoming refugees. Driven into cross-border wanderings or beating a hasty exile, they form a diaspora that is testament in misery to the upheaval in their homeland. But it is not only the living that are affected by such devastating changes in the political wind. The bodies of the politically active or symbolic can also find their endless rest interrupted. […]