Girondist


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a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution

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Like his encounter with the principle of utility and his romance with the Girondists, Mill's engagement with Bentham's atheism proved a deep and abiding experience that would inform his labors for the remainder of his life.
Indeed, a broad approach to the mode of 'writing the self' could quite naturally link Marguerite d'Oingt's thirteenth-century account of her spiritual development, for example, and the Memoires of the Girondist Madame Roland, who wrote her autobiography while in prison awaiting execution, to the modem female life-stories discussed by Michael Sheringham in a later chapter.
For example, the Girondist faction distributed broadsheets among enemy troops offering rewards for desertion.
Williams migrated from London to Paris in 1791 where she set up among Girondist circles as a saloniere until forced by the onset of the Terror to flee to Switzerland.
The papers also describe his support of the Girondist effort to establish a constitutional monarchy and his emigration to the United States with his two sons, Victor and Eleuthere Irenee (E.
A Girondist member of the Legislative Assembly that deposed Louis XVI, Condorcet nevertheless fell victim of the Terror, was arrested and died in prison two days later.
81] In the course of the interview, she handed him a list of alleged Girondist conspirators.
WHO overthrew the Girondists in the French Revolution?
A revolutionary and an excellent orator from the revolution's Girondists faction, he opposed the Jacobins and was another victim of the Terror that ended only after Maximilien de Robespierre, a leading Jacobin, was beheaded in 1794.
The Jacobins were a political group in the aftermath of the French Revolution of 1789 and were associated with Robespierre and The Terror, during which Royalists and Girondists, moderates, were guillotined.