Jean-Paul Marat

Birth: 1743

Death: 1793

Occupation: Journalist; Politician

Famous for his radical newspaper L'ami du peuple, the populist Marat rapidly became a key figure on the Parisian political scene during the first year of the Revolution, and remained so until his assassination by Charlotte Corday on 13 July 1793. He was also a deputy in the National Convention.





Appears in these Letters:


31 July: Revolutionary Justice in the summer of 1793

The duchess offers news and personal reflections on recent developments in the French Revolution (as seen from her home in the heart of the capital)...

Marat by Joseph Boze, 1793

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