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Georges Jacques Danton

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Birthplace: Arcis-sur-Aube, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Death: Died in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death: Guillotiné
Place of Burial: Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacques Danton and Marie Madeleine Camut
Husband of Antoinette Gabrielle Charpentier and Louise Sébastienne Gely
Father of François Danton; Antoine Danton and François Georges Danton
Brother of Anne Magdeleine Danton and Marie-Anne Collin

Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Georges Jacques Danton

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Danton

Georges Jacques Danton (French: [ʒɔʁʒ dɑ̃tɔ̃]; 26 October 1759 – 5 April 1794) was a leading figure in the early stages of the French Revolution, in particular as 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 French monarchy and the establishment of the First French Republic". A moderating influence on the Jacobins, he was guillotined by the advocates of revolutionary terror after accusations of venality and leniency toward the enemies of the Revolution.

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Georges Jacques Danton's Timeline

1759
October 26, 1759
Arcis-sur-Aube, Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France
1788
May 1788
Age 28
1790
June 18, 1790
Age 30
1792
February 2, 1792
Age 32
1794
April 5, 1794
Age 34
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France