Anniversaries: 1525: Cardinal Wolsey founded Christ Church, Oxford, as Cardinal College; 1527: Birth of scholar, mathematician and astrologer John Dee; 1558: The Spanish and English armies defeated the French at Gravelines; 1643: The Parliamentarians were defeated at the Battle of Devizes; 1793: Charlotte Corday murdered Jean Paul Marat
in his bath; 1811: Birth of architect Sir George Gilbert Scott; 1837: Queen Victoria went to live in Buckingham Palace; 1922: France II , the world's largest sailing vessel weighing 5,806 tons, was wrecked off the coast of New Caledonia; 1933: Nazis ban all other political parties in Germany.
(46.) Louis Gottschalk, Jean Paul Marat
: A Study in Radicalism (New York: Benjamin Blom, 1966 ed.), 187.
1793 - Jean Paul Marat
, French revolutionary leader, was stabbed to death in the bath by Charlotte Corday.
They are Julius Caesar and Thomas a Becket; Mohandas Gandhi and Jesus Christ; Jean Paul Marat
and Leon Trotsky; Lord Frederick Cavendish and Archduke Franz Ferdinand; Tsar Alexander II and Abraham Lincoln; Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson and Michael Collins; King Abdullah, Anwar Sadat, and Yitzhak Rabin; and Hendrik Verwoerd, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X.
The full title of the play is "The Persecution and Assassination of Jean Paul Marat
as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade".
1793: French revolutionary leader Jean Paul Marat
was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Carday.
Marat/Sade Play in two acts by Peter WEISS, published and performed in 1964 under the title Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats
, dargestellt durch die Schauspielgruppe des Hospizes zu Charenton unter Anleitung des Herrn de Sade (The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade).
This theme dominated his most famous play, Marat/Sade (1964; full title Die Verfolgung und Ermordung Jean Paul Marats
dargestellt durch die Schauspielgruppe des Hospizes zu Charenton unter Anleitung des Herrn de Sade; translated as The Persecution and Assassination of Jean - Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade, 1965).