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Georges Jacques Danton
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Speech to Legislative Committee of General Defence, 2 September 1792
Georges Jacques Danton
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On 5 April 1794. As quoted in: History of the French Revolution (1837) by Thomas Carlyle
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Born: October 26, 1759

Died: April 5, 1794 (aged 34)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Revolutionary

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.

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