Georges Jacques Danton Quotes (22 quotes)
Speech to Legislative Committee of General Defence, 2 September 1792
“[To his executioner:] Thou wilt show my head to the people: it is worth showing.”
―Georges Jacques Danton
On 5 April 1794. As quoted in: History of the French Revolution (1837) by Thomas Carlyle
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorges Jacques Danton
Born: October 26, 1759
Died: April 5, 1794 (aged 34)
Bio: Georges Jacques Danton was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution and the first President of the Committee of Public Safety. Danton's role in the onset of the Revolution has been disputed; many historians describe him as the chief force in the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of the First French Republic.