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Charles X was the last Bourbon monarch of France, best known for igniting the July Revolution with his unpopular political positions.
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They also took action to stifle the press and dismiss the parliament. Newspaper editors defied Charles's directives, printing his ordinances and calling for revolt. Angry mobs began to form in the streets of Paris.
In August, Charles X abdicated in favor of his young grandson Henry, Duke of Bordeaux.
Fearing bodily harm, Charles X and his family fled France and settled in England.
The Bourbons moved to Prague in the winter of 1832, residing at the Hradschin Palace at the invitation of Emperor Francis I of Austria. Charles X died of cholera on November 6, 1836, in Gorizia, Italy, and was interred in what is now Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
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