Jacques-Louis David
Jacques-Louis David French Artist 1748 - 1825 0:30 The Oath of the Horatii 0:55 Portrait of Henriette de Verninac 1:05 Portrait of a Young Woman in a Turban ...
Battle of Fleurus (1794)
4°32′E / 50.483°N 4.533°E / 50.483; 4.533 The Battle of Fleurus, on 26 June 1794, was a major engagement between the army of the First French Republic, under General Jean-Bapt...
Pierre-François-Joseph Robert
Pierre-François-Joseph Robert ([ʁɔbɛʁ]; 21 January 1763 – 13 April 1826) was a French lawyer, politician and professor of public law at the société philosophique, journalist. He was born in Gimnée in ...
Moyse Bayle
Moyse Antoine Pierre Jean Bayle (16 July 1755, Chêne - between 1812 and 1815) was a French politician of the French Revolution.
Jean-Baptiste Boyer-Fonfrède
Jean-Baptiste Boyer-Fonfrède (1760 - 31 October 1793) was a French Girondin politician.A deputy to the National Convention from his native city, Bordeaux, he voted for the death of Louis XVI, denounce...
Thermidorian Reaction
The Thermidorian Reaction was a revolt within the French Revolution against the leadership of the Jacobin Club over the Committee of Public Safety. It was triggered by a vote of the National Conventio...
Maximilien Robespierre
Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre ([mak.si.mi.ljɛ̃ fʁɑ̃.swa ma.ʁi i.zi.dɔʁ də ʁɔ.bɛs.pjɛʁ]; 6 May 1758 – 28 July 1794) was a French lawyer and politician, and one of the best-known and ...
Jacques Pierre Brissot
Jacques Pierre Brissot (15 January 1754 – 31 October 1793), who assumed the name of de Warville, was a leading member of the Girondist movement during the French Revolution. Some sources give hi...
Fabre d'Églantine
Philippe François Nazaire Fabre d'Églantine (28 July 1750 – 5 April 1794), commonly known as Fabre d'Églantine ([fabʁ deɡlɑ̃tin]), was a French actor, dramatist, poet, and politician of the French Rev...
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras (30 June 1755 – 29 January 1829) was a French politician of the French Revolution, and the main executive leader of the Directory regime of 1795–1799.
Jean-Baptiste Robert Lindet
Jean-Baptiste Robert Lindet (May 2, 1746 in Bernay, Eure – February 17, 1825) was a French politician of the Revolutionary period. His brother, Robert Thomas Lindet, became a constitutional bishop and...
Claude François Bruno Siblot
Claude François Bruno Siblot (1752–1801) was a French physician.
Reign of Terror
The Reign of Terror (5 September 1793 – 28 July 1794), also known as The Terror (French: la Terreur), was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by co...
Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux
Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux (6 March 1767 – 25 June 1794) was a French politician of the Revolutionary period and Freemason.
Born in Marseille, Barbaroux was educated at first by the local Orator...
Georges Danton
Georges Jacques Danton ([ʒɔʁʒ dɑ̃tɔ̃]; 26 October 1759 – 5 April 1794) was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution and the first President of the Committee of Public Safety. Dant...
Antoine Claire Thibaudeau
Antoine Claire, Comte Thibaudeau (23 March 1765, Poitiers – 8 March 1854) was a French politician.He was the son of Antoine de Thibaudeau (1739–1813), who was a lawyer of Poitiers and a deputy t...
Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud
Pierre Victurnien Vergniaud (31 May 1753 – 31 October 1793) was a lawyer and statesman, and a significant figure of the French Revolution. A deputy to the Assembly from Bordeaux, Vergniaud was a notab...
Charles-Henri Sanson
Charles-Henri Sanson, full title Chevalier Charles-Henri Sanson de Longval (February 15, 1739 – July 4, 1806) was the Royal Executioner of France during the reign of King Louis XVI and ...
Jacques-Louis David
Jacques-Louis David (/ʒɑːkˈlwi ˈdɑːviːd/; [ʒak lwi david]; 30 August 1748 – 29 December 1825) was an influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of th...
Pierre-Joseph Cambon
Pierre-Joseph Cambon (10 June 1756 – 15 February 1820) was a French statesman.Born in Montpellier, Cambon was the son of a wealthy cotton merchant. In 1785, his father retired, leaving Pierre and his ...
Louis Antoine de Saint-Just
Louis Antoine Léon de Saint-Just ([sɛ̃ʒyst]; 25 August 1767 – 28 July 1794), usually known as Saint-Just, was a military and political leader during the French Revolution. The youngest of the deputies...
Joseph-Nicolas Barbeau du Barran
Joseph-Nicolas Barbeau du Barran (3 July 1761, Castelnau-d'Auzan - 16 May 1816, Assens, Vaud canton) was a French politician. He was deputy to the French National Convention and a member of the Chambr...
Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orléans (13 April 1747 – 6 November 1793) commonly known as Philippe, was a member of a cadet branch of the House of Bourbon, the ruling dynasty of France. He actively su...
Georges Couthon
Georges Auguste Couthon (22 December 1755 – 28 July 1794) was a French politician, freemason and lawyer known for his service as a deputy on the Legislative Assembly during the French Revolution. Cout...
Julien of Toulouse
Jean Julien known as Julien of Toulouse (1750 in Nîmes – 1828) was a deputy to the National Convention and a political figure in the French Revolution.
A Protestant minister in Toulouse at t...
Édouard Jean Baptiste Milhaud
Édouard Jean-Baptiste Milhaud (10 July 1766 – 8 January 1833) was a French politician, Général de Division, and comte d'Empire. He is considered one of the best generals of cavalry of Napoleon's army...
Philippe-François-Joseph Le Bas
Philippe-François-Joseph Le Bas (4 November 1762, Frévent, Pas-de-Calais - 28 July 1794, Paris) was a French revolutionary.
The son of a notary, intendant to the prince de Rache, avocat to the par...