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Georges Danton

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Birthday
26, 1759
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 5, 1794 (34)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1759
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 5, 1794 (34)

About

First President of the Committee of Public Safety and a leading figure in the French Revolution. His role in the Revolution, however, has been disputed.

Before Fame

His first appearance in the Revolution was as President of the Cordeliers club.

Trivia

He allied with the Girondist movement.

Family Life

He was sentenced to death by means of guillotine by the advocates of the revolutionary terror. He married Antoinette Charpentier in 1787 and had three sons.

Associated With

He was an important part of the French Revolution like Jean Paul Marat.