Jean Paul Marat

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French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)


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The play is set in post-revolutionary French mental asylum Charenton where the inmates are presenting a play about the murder of Jean-Paul Marat.
It shows the dead body of assassinated French radical Jean-Paul Marat in the bathtub where he spent much of his life.
Jacques-Louis David's famous portrait, The Death of Marat (La Mort de Marat, 1793), garners Charlotte Corday's assassination of Jean-Paul Marat attention in art history.
Other events include Peter Weiss's The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat at the McCartney Auditorium in late May.
Peter Weiss' 1966 film, ``Marat/Sade,'' is a play within a play starring Patrick Magee as the marquis, who has his fellow asylum inmates act out the assassination of French revolutionary extremist Jean-Paul Marat.
If, however, we delve into the life and times of Jean-Paul Marat (1743-July 13, 1793), we discover a disturbingly different character, a strident propagandist, leader of the mob in the French Revolution, who has been variously described as bloodthirsty, hysterical, and neurotic.
Jean-Paul Marat, during the Reign of Terror, wrote political articles in his tub.