Maximilien-Francois-Marie-Isidore de Robespierre

Born: May 06, 1758 in Arras, France, Died: July 28, 1794 in Paris, France, Other Names: Robespierre, Maximilien; Robespierre, Maximilien Fran├žois Marie Isidore de; Robespierre, Nationality: French, Occupation: Revolutionary

Elected to Estates-General (1789)

elected first deputy from Paris toNational Convention; became recognized leader of radical popular party (Montagnards). Demanded death of king (1793)

virtually prime minister of the committee. Responsible for much of the Reign of Terror; attacked Hebert; sent his friends, Desmoulins and Danton, to guillotine (1794)

"Maximilien-Francois-Marie-Isidore de Robespierre." Merriam Webster's Biographical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1995. Biography in Context, Accessed 23 Feb. 2017.

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