Wolfe Tone lands in France 1796

#OnThisDay 1796 Theobald Wolfe Tone arrived in France from exile in America. He met with the future American President Monroe & various French diplomats. By the year’s end Tone & General Lazare Hoche will launch an (ill-fated) invasion to liberate Ireland. #Ireland #History

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