Robespierre


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Synonyms for Robespierre

French revolutionary

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Desde luego en su contenido, y podriamos enumerar aqui las reservas que incluso un Robespierre y un Saint-Just oponen a tal o cual tema rousseauniano, a veces importante.
Cameron uses multiple vantage points to build tension as Sophia and her compatriots struggle through the French Revolution, starring a memorably mad LeBlanc as Robespierre.
Writing in plain language for general readers, history buffs, and students, he plumbs the psychological factors that allowed the Reign of Terror to take place, with special focus on the psychology and personality of two leaders of the French Revolution: Robespierre and Danton.
Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from The Rights of Man to Robespierre, by Jonathan Israel.
Il a fallu a celui que le journal l'Humanite appelait le Robespierre tunisien', une revolution et un pari presidentiel pour adopter ce nouveau look presidentiable.
1794: | Maximilien Robespierre, one of the leaders of the French Revolution, was guillotined in Paris.
How could it be otherwise when the film, directed by Gillian Robespierre and starring Jenny Slate as Donna Stern, serves to promote so many pro-abortion agendas and is so, so hilarious?
The topics include French banned books in international perspective 1770-89, Robespierre and violence, the experience of military justice in the armies of the French Revolution, imagining the effects of the Terror in post-revolutionary France, French political legitimation and historical discourse in Belgium 1792-99, and the experience of the Dissenting community in south-west Wales in 1797.
Most important of all he shows that Robespierre was human--'a passionate man', not 'the emotionally stunted, rigidly puritanical and icily cruel monster of history'.
De alguna manera Lopez Obrador se enge como el Robespierre a la mexicana.
Even Robespierre invoked the spirit of posterity in the following speech before the Jacobin Club:
Its 30 million digital inhabitants are ruled by duplicates of some of history's cruellest tyrants: Reinhard Heydrich, the architect of the Holocaust; Beria, Stalin's arch executioner; Torquemada, Spain's pitiless Inquisitor General; Robespierre, the face of the Reign of Terror.
But the ancestors of Robespierre and Saint-Just also include a host of more far-flung visionaries, evoking "gold ages" in the past, insular paradises abroad, or scientific utopias to come--Voltaire, Diderot, even the Physiocrats.
Unforgettably described by Carlyle as 'the Sea-Green Incorruptible', Maximilien-Frangois-Marie-Isidore de Robespierre was born in the town of Arras in north-eastern France, the eldest child of a lawyer.
ONE of the most virulent of the media witch-hunters is Michael Crick, the Robespierre of Newsnight.