Maria Grau
GEORGE DANTON
¿WHICH WAS THE ROLE OF GEORGE DANTON IN
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION?
INDEX
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Introduction
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Early life
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Cordelier council
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Gaining power
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His role in the revolution
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Death
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Relationship with the other characters
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Conclusion
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Bibliography
INTRODUCTION
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Born 26th October 1759 in
Arcis-sur-Aube
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Lawyer and french politician
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Good orator and an energetic
man
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Famous by his talent on
speeches
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A revolutionary and very
intelligent
EARLY LIFE
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Her dad died when he was
3
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Denied to study an
ecclesiastical career
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Married Antoinette-Gabrielle
Charpentier
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4 sons --> 2 survived
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Lawyer in the King's council
CORDELIER COUNCIL
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President of the club
founded in 1790
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Beginning of the revolution
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A radical action was
needed
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Suspected he accepted
bribes
GAINING POWER
Champ de Mars massacre:
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Directed the Champ de Mars
massacre (17th July 1791)
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July 31st elected administrator
of the Paris department
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Supported the insurrections of
August 1792
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Minister of Justice
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5th of September 1792 elected
deputy of Paris
HIS ROLE IN THE REVOLUTION
Interrogation Louis XVI:
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1792 gave a speech
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Voted for the execution of the King
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President of the revolutionary court March
1793
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Joined the National Convention April 1793
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1973 the National Convention enforced their
authority --> 40,000 people killed
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September 1793- July 1794 - The Reign of
Terror
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Danton tried to bring peace
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Against the execution of Marie Antoinette
DEATH
Robespierre:
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Became a victim of The Terror
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Accused of financial misdeeds
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30th of March 1794 was
arrested
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Robespierre ordered his
execution
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Died 5th of April 1794
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"Don't forget to show my head to
the people. It's well worth
seeing."
RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OTHER
HISTORICAL CHARACTERS
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Robespierre: "My only regret is that I am going before that rat Robespierre"
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Marat
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King Louis XVI
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Marie Antoinette
CONCLUSION
BIBLIOGRAPHY
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Biografía de Georges Danton - Georges-Jacques Danton - quién es, información, datos, historia, obras, vida.
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Biografia de Georges-Jacques Danton. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de
http://www.biografiasyvidas.com/biografia/d/danton.htm
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Danton and the French revolution: Devoured by his own creation | The Economist. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de
noviembre de 2013, a partir de http://www.economist.com/node/14030169
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Danton, Georges-Jacques (1759-1794). » MCNBiografias.com. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a
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Georges Danton. (2013, noviembre 12). En Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Recuperado a partir de
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Georges Jacques Danton biography. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de http://bastilleday.com/biography/Danton
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Georges-Jacques Danton - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir
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