The French Revolution produced the first “people’s anthem in 1792.
The song was adopted in 1795 as the nation's anthem, banned in 1799 and restored in1879. La Marseillaise have led to its use as a revolutionary anthem during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as, to the inspiration of many pieces of classical music and popular culture. In 1871, it was adopted as its marching song by the Paris Commune. “Liberty leading the People” by Eugène Delacroix (1830), which celebrates the July Revolution (Louvre Museum).