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1 GEORGE DANTON ¿WHICH WAS THE ROLE OF GEORGE DANTON IN THE FRENCH REVOLUTION? Maria Grau

2 INDEX Introduction Introduction Early life Early life Cordelier council Cordelier council Gaining power Gaining power His role in the revolution His role in the revolution Death Death Relationship with the other characters Relationship with the other characters Conclusion Conclusion Bibliography Bibliography

3 INTRODUCTION Born 26th October 1759 in Arcis-sur-Aube Born 26th October 1759 in Arcis-sur-Aube Lawyer and french politician Lawyer and french politician Good orator and an energetic man Good orator and an energetic man Famous by his talent on speeches Famous by his talent on speeches A revolutionary and very intelligent A revolutionary and very intelligent

4 EARLY LIFE Her dad died when he was 3 Her dad died when he was 3 Denied to study an ecclesiastical career Denied to study an ecclesiastical career Married Antoinette-Gabrielle Charpentier Married Antoinette-Gabrielle Charpentier 4 sons --> 2 survived 4 sons --> 2 survived Lawyer in the King's council Lawyer in the King's council

5 CORDELIER COUNCIL President of the club founded in 1790 President of the club founded in 1790 Beginning of the revolution Beginning of the revolution A radical action was needed A radical action was needed Suspected he accepted bribes Suspected he accepted bribes

6 GAINING POWER Directed the Champ de Mars massacre (17th July 1791) Directed the Champ de Mars massacre (17th July 1791) July 31st elected administrator of the Paris department July 31st elected administrator of the Paris department Supported the insurrections of August 1792 Supported the insurrections of August 1792 Minister of Justice Minister of Justice 5th of September 1792 elected deputy of Paris 5th of September 1792 elected deputy of Paris Champ de Mars massacre:

7 HIS ROLE IN THE REVOLUTION 1792 gave a speech 1792 gave a speech Voted for the execution of the King Voted for the execution of the King President of the revolutionary court March 1793 President of the revolutionary court March 1793 Joined the National Convention April 1793 Joined the National Convention April the National Convention enforced their authority --> 40,000 people killed 1973 the National Convention enforced their authority --> 40,000 people killed September July The Reign of Terror September July The Reign of Terror Danton tried to bring peace Danton tried to bring peace Against the execution of Marie Antoinette Against the execution of Marie Antoinette Interrogation Louis XVI:

8 DEATH Became a victim of The Terror Became a victim of The Terror Accused of financial misdeeds Accused of financial misdeeds 30th of March 1794 was arrested 30th of March 1794 was arrested Robespierre ordered his execution Robespierre ordered his execution Died 5th of April 1794 Died 5th of April 1794 "Don't forget to show my head to the people. It's well worth seeing." "Don't forget to show my head to the people. It's well worth seeing." Robespierre:

9 RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OTHER HISTORICAL CHARACTERS Robespierre: "My only regret is that I am going before that rat Robespierre" Robespierre: "My only regret is that I am going before that rat Robespierre" Marat Marat King Louis XVI King Louis XVI Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette

10 CONCLUSION

11 BIBLIOGRAPHY Biografía de Georges Danton - Georges-Jacques Danton - quién es, información, datos, historia, obras, vida. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Jacques%20Danton Biografía de Georges Danton - Georges-Jacques Danton - quién es, información, datos, historia, obras, vida. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Jacques%20Danton Jacques%20Danton Jacques%20Danton Biografia de Georges-Jacques Danton. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Biografia de Georges-Jacques Danton. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Danton and the French revolution: Devoured by his own creation | The Economist. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Danton and the French revolution: Devoured by his own creation | The Economist. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Danton, Georges-Jacques ( ).» MCNBiografias.com. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Danton, Georges-Jacques ( ).» MCNBiografias.com. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Georges Danton. (2013, noviembre 12). En Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Recuperado a partir de Georges Danton. (2013, noviembre 12). En Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Recuperado a partir de Georges Jacques Danton biography. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de day.com/biography/Danton Georges Jacques Danton biography. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de day.com/biography/Dantonhttp://bastille- day.com/biography/Dantonhttp://bastille- day.com/biography/Danton Georges-Jacques Danton - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de Georges-Jacques Danton - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre. (s. f.). Recuperado 13 de noviembre de 2013, a partir de

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