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    Maximilien Robespierre Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre was born in Arras on 6 May 1758‚ the son of a lawyer. He was educated in Paris and entered the same profession as his father. He was elected a deputy of the estates-general that met in May 1789. He was later chosen as president of the powerful Jacobin political party in April 1790. He became increasingly popular for his attacks on the monarchy and his encouragement of democratic reforms. In 1791 he suggested that no member of the

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                                                                                                         Word Count: 3483 Abstract         Maximilien Robespierre was well known as the protector of the French Revolution. He would stop at nothing in order to keep it alive. As he continuously gained power‚ and influence over the people of France‚ he became increasingly paranoid. In fear of danger to the Revolution‚ Robespierre used extreme scare tactics‚ and called for the executions of many people‚ including some of his friends and

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    remembered for their actions as heroic or demonic. Maximilien-Francois-Marie-Isidore de Robespierre‚ the chief architect of the Reign of Terror and a bloodthirsty revolutionary democrat‚ was one such man that is now known as the incorruptible leader. Robespierre played a vital role in the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. The Reign of Terror was a filtration to purge the streets of France of the enemies of the Republic‚ as Robespierre claimed. Instead‚ the Reign proved none other than

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    Maximilien De Robespierre was a very complex revolutionary political leader who greatly influenced the French Revolution. Although he was a left-wing bourgeoisie inspired by Enlightenment principles and philosophers such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Montesquieu‚ many considered his actions a “Reign of Terror”. I feel that by definition he was more of a hero than tyrant. No matter what people thought of him they cannot deny the results or influence Maximilien De Robespierre had on France and the

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    Maximilien Robespierre once said‚ “The secret of freedom lies in educating people‚ whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.” This quote means that the government upholds their power by keeping the people uneducated and suppressing their freedom. Maximilien Robespierre was a lawyer and a politician who strongly disagreed with the French government. He was an essential figure of the French Revolution that had an immense impact on the French government. Robespierre led France during

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    Everyone felt he was unable or unwilling to make necessary changes for Frances problems. The Reign of Terror 1793-1794 the revolutionary government was controlled by the Committee of Public Safety. Also known as Reign of Terror. Led by Maximilien de Robespierre the committee he lead passed a lot of harsh laws and would eliminate them if they disagreed. There were benefits to this revolution some even extended to the middle class. Ordinary people for

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    Robespierre

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    Maximilien de Robespierre was born into a family within France during high political tension. When he was six‚ Robespierre’s mother died during the birth of her fifth child. His father was devastated. Though a successful lawyer in his town of Arras‚ France‚ Robespierre’s father was so upset about the death of his wife that his law practice started to fail‚ and in 1766‚ he left his four children with relatives. Robespierre was raised by two aunts. In 1769‚ he won for himself a scholarship to Louis-le-Grand

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    Maximilien de Robespierre Maximilien Francois Marie Isidore de Robespierre‚ also known as Maximilien de Robespierre‚ was born on May 6‚ 1758 in Arras‚ a city in France approximately 162 kilometers north of Paris. Robespierre was the oldest of four siblings‚ and his mother died when Robespierre was six years old. Shortly thereafter‚ his father left him‚ leaving his maternal grandparents to tend to the four children. The Robespierre family was a member of the Third Estate‚ which consisted of anyone

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    execution of Maximilien Robespierre? Works Cited Hampson‚ Norman. The Life and Opinions of Maximilien Robespierre. N.p.: Duckworth‚ 1974. Print. In the Suggestions for Further Reading section of A Short History of the French Revolution by Jeremy Popkin‚ he recommends this book for further reading on Revolutionary Politics. This would be a good secondary source to look into. Sections of this book can be found on JSTOR. Jordan‚ David P. The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre. Chicago: U

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    Maximilian Robespierre

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    Birth and Death Maximilian Marie de Robespierre was born in 1758 in Arras‚ France. He was born to his father Maximilian Robespierre and his mother Jacqueline Carrault. Then about 4 years later he had a brother named Augustin Robespierre (BBC). He was later beheaded by the guillotine in 1794 in Paris‚ France. He was 46 years old when he was beheaded. Early Life Robespierre’s mother died when he was only six and his father. His father‚ being a lawyer‚ abandoned the family soon afterward. He then

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