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Maximilien Robespierre
Birth: May 6, 1758
Arras
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: Jul. 28, 1794
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

French Revolutionary Leader. He became a lawyer, was elected to the States General (1789), became a prominent member of the Jacobin Club, and emerged in the National Assembly as a popular radical, known as ‘the Incorruptible'. In 1791 he was public accuser, and in 1792 presented a petition to the Legislative Assembly for a Revolutionary Tribunal. Elected first deputy for Paris in the National Convention, he emerged as leader of the Mountain, strenuously opposed to the Girondins, whom he helped to destroy. In 1793 he became a member of the Committee of Public Safety, and for three months dominated the country, introducing the Reign of Terror and the cult of the Supreme Being. But as his ruthless exercise of power increased, his popularity waned. He was attacked in the Convention, arrested, and guillotined on the orders of the Revolutionary Tribunal. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Burial:
Cemetery of Errancis (Defunct) *
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France [unmarked]
*Former burial location
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Jan 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10339684
Maximilien Robespierre
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Maximilien Robespierre
Added by: Erik Lander
 
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Happy Bastille Day.Viva La France!Maybe the new calendar was an overreach. Thermidor is still a hot month.Especially during a revolution.You got so far from your initial direction.You were supposed to be "The Incorruptible"Rest in Peace(s).Liberty reigns.
- The Committee for Public Safety
 Added: Jul. 14, 2014
Mieux vaut tard que jamais, je souhaite un bon anniversaire.
- Marnie
 Added: May. 21, 2014
Maximilian Robespierre: one of the splendid leader during French Revolution and you are a hero personal mine, happy 256th birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: May. 6, 2014
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