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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Billaud-Varennes, Jean Nicolas

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"a grim, resolute, unrepentant" member of the Jacobin Club; egged on the mob during the September massacres in the name of liberty; was president of the Convention; assisted at the fall of Robespierre, but could not avert his own; was deported to Surinam, and content to die there rather than return to France, which Bonaparte made him free to do; died at Port-au-Prince (1756-1819).


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Billaud-Varennes, Jean Nicolas'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/b/billaud-varennes-jean-nicolas.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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