Maximilien de Robespierre

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Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre

Also Known As: ""l'incorruptible""
Birthplace: Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: July 28, 1794 (36)
Place de la Révolution, Paris, Ile-de-France, France (Executé (guillotine))
Place of Burial: Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of François de Robespierre and Jacqueline Marguerite Carrault
Fiancé of Adèle Duplessis
Brother of Augustin Bon Joseph de Robespierre; Henriette Eulalie Françoise de Robespierre and Charlotte de Robespierre

Occupation: Conventionnel, Homme politique, Avocat, Avocat à Arras, Chef révolutionnaire, guillotinné sous la Révolution
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About Maximilien de Robespierre

Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (IPA: [maksimilj%C9%9B%CC%83 fʁɑ̃swa maʁi izidɔʁ də ʁɔbɛspjɛʁ]; 6 May 1758 – 28 July 1794) is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution. He largely dominated the Committee of Public Safety and was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Reign of Terror, which ended with his arrest and execution in 1794.

Robespierre was influenced by 18th-century Enlightenment philosophes such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Montesquieu, and he was a capable articulator of the beliefs of the left-wing bourgeoisie. He was described as being physically unimposing yet immaculate in attire and personal manners. His supporters called him "The Incorruptible", while his adversaries called him dictateur sanguinaire (blood-thirsty dictator).

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Maximilien de Robespierre's Timeline

May 6, 1758
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
May 6, 1758
Arras, 62041, Pas de Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France,
May 6, 1758
Arras, 62041, Pas de Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France,
July 28, 1794
Age 36
Place de la Révolution, Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Cimetière des Errancis (fosse commune), Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France