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Maxmilien Robespierre

Reginald Somerset Ward

Maxmilien Robespierre

a study in deterioration

by Reginald Somerset Ward

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robespierre, Maximilien, -- 1758-1794.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reginald Somerset Ward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC146 R6W25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 359 p. :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17874146M

    The leader of the Chartists, Bronterre O’Brien, openly proclaimed himself his disciple and wrote an entire book in defense of his memory, a book whose title bespeaks its content: “The Life and Character of Maximilien Robespierre, proving by facts and arguments, that that much-calumniated person was one of the greatest men, and one of the. One of the top dogs in the French Revolution, Maximilien de Robespierre was head of the radical Jacobins.. His was the Reign of Terror, which ruled September 5, until J The whole thing backfired and Robespierre himself was executed. Robespierre and Public Speaking - .

    Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre was born in Arras on 6 May , the son of a lawyer. He was educated in Paris and entered the same profession as his father. He was elected a deputy of the. Define Maximilien Robespierre. Maximilien Robespierre synonyms, Maximilien Robespierre pronunciation, Maximilien Robespierre translation, English dictionary definition of Maximilien Robespierre. Maximilien François Marie Isidore de French revolutionary. Leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror, he was known as an.

    Robespierre is still considered beyond the pale; only one rather shabby metro station in a poorer suburb of Paris bears his name. Although Robespierre, like most of the revolutionaries, was a bourgeois, he identified with the cause of the urban workers, the sans-culottes as they came to be known, and became a spokesman for them. Immediately download the Maximilien Robespierre summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Maximilien Robespierre.


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Maximilien de Robespierre was born on May 6,in Arras, France. He was a radical Jacobin leader and one of the principal figures in the French Revolution. In the latter months of he came Born: Maximilien Marie Isidore Robespierre (mäksēmēlyăN´ märē´ ēzēdôr´ rôbĕspyĕr´), –94, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution.

Early Life A poor youth, he was enabled to study law in Paris through a scholarship. He won admiration for his abilities, but his austerity and dedication isolated him from easy companionship.

Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (6 May &#x; 28 July ) is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution. He largely dominated the Committee of Public Safety and was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Brand: Charles River Editors.

The Life and Opinions of Maximilien Robespierre. Norman Hampson. Duckworth, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents. The Nature of the Vocation. The Tribune ot the People. Enjoy the best Maximilien Robespierre Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Maximilien Robespierre, French Leader, Born May 6, Share with your : In this dazzling new series, philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Zizek interrogates key writings on ierre's defense of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political violence ever written, and has extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents.4/5(3).

Maximilien Robespierre was born in northern France on May 6, After his parents died, Maximilien and his three siblings went to live with their grandparents. Young Maximilien was a smart child who enjoyed reading and studying law.

The Coup d'état of 9 Thermidor or the Fall of Maximilien Robespierre refers to the series of events beginning with Maximilien Robespierre's address to the National Convention on 8 Thermidor Year II (26 July ), his arrest the next day, and his execution on 10 Thermidor Year II (28 July ).

In the speech of 8 Thermidor, Robespierre spoke of the existence of internal enemies, conspirators Location: Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France. The Life and Opinions of Maximilien Robespierre book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(10). Maximilien Robespierre is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution.

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Quotes by Maximilien Robespierre Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.

Robespierre and his compatriots, especially Louis-Antoine Saint-Just and George Couthon, envisioned a French Republic based on virtue, wherein economic class distinctions would cease, wherein it would be criminal to own an excess of wealth, wherein the highest and noblest goal of any citizen would be service to the state.

Reason would. Peter McPhee's new book is a steady, scholarly attempt to get behind the blood-red mist and see Robespierre's features in a more ordinary light. For the most part, it is a careful sifting of Author: Ruth Scurr.

Maximilien Robespierre born in northern France, Arras, Artois Province, on May 6, Robespierre and three siblings lived with his grandparents after his parents died.

Robespierre has loved reading and studying even since a kid. Then, He attended school in Paris to become a lawyer. Facts about Maximilien Robespierre 2: Law and Politics. Maximilien Robespierre. Lawyer, Politician "Robespierre was either a tyrant or a servant of the people; a savior of the Revolution or the devil incarnate.

Yet, like so many figures of the past the truth of the matter is somewhat more complex. " Robespierre grew up in Arras (a 'ras) miles north of Paris. In Brief: Maximilien Robespierre (6 May – 28 July ) is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution.

He was a qualified lawyer and as the French Revolution took hold he led the radical party, the Jacobins, in the National also dominated the Committee of Public Safety that was set up to clamp down on ‘anti-revolutionary activities.Terrorism, restlessness, and Bastille Day The tantalizing lie of revolution is the idea that heaven-on-earth sits right around the corner, provided some hated class can be overthrown and then.Robespierre then introduced the Reign of Virtue and the Festival of the Supreme Being, from which the speech below is taken.

Not long after this speech, Robespierre himself was arrested by his political enemies. A rescue attempt followed, during which part of his jaw was shot off.