1792 in France
Events from the year 1792 in France.
Maximin Isnard
Maximin Isnard (16 November 1755 Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes - 12 March 1825 Grasse), French revolutionary, was a dealer in perfumery at Draguignan when he was elected deputy for the département of the Va...
Maximin Isnard - Wikipedia
Frimaire
Frimaire ([fʁimɛʁ]) was the third month in the French Republican Calendar. The month was named after the French word frimas, which means frost.Frimaire was the third month of the autumn quarter (mois ...
Frimaire - Wikipedia
Great Book of the Public Debt
The Great Book of the Public Debt (French: Grand-livre de la dette publique) was created by the Revolutionary French Government in 1792 as a consolidation of all the states debts. It was Joseph Cambo...
Jacques Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
Jacques Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (23 April 1756 – 3 June 1819), also known as Jean Nicolas, was a French personality of the Revolutionary period. Though not one of the most well known figures of the Fr...
Jacques Nicolas Billaud-Varenne - Wikipedia
Pierre Claude François Daunou
Pierre Claude François Daunou ([donu]; 18 August 1761 – 20 June 1840) was a French statesman and historian of the French Revolution and Empire.
He was born at Boulogne-sur-Mer. After a career in t...
Pierre Claude François Daunou - Wikipedia
Jacques-Marie Rouzet
Jacques-Marie Rouzet (23 May 1743, Toulouse - 25 October 1820, Paris), comte de Folmon, was a French politician. He was the lover of Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon after the death of her husband th...
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras (30 June 1755 – 29 January 1829) was a French politician of the French Revolution, and the main executive leader of the Directory regime of 1795–1799.
Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras - Wikipedia
Germinal (French Republican Calendar)
Germinal ([ʒɛʁminal]) was the seventh month in the French Republican Calendar. The month was named after the Latin word germen, "germination". Germinal was the first month of the spring quarter (mois ...
Germinal (French Republican Calendar) - Wikipedia
Jean-Baptiste du Val-de-Grâce, baron de Cloots
Jean-Baptiste du Val-de-Grâce, baron de Cloots (June 24, 1755 – March 24, 1794), better known as Anacharsis Cloots (also spelled Clootz), was a Prussian nobleman who was a significant figure in the Fr...
Jean-Baptiste du Val-de-Grâce, baron de Cloots - Wikipedia
Fructidor
Fructidor ([fʁyktidɔʁ]) is the twelfth month in the French Republican Calendar. The month was named after the Latin word fructus, which means "fruit".Fructidor is the third month of the summer quarter...
Fructidor - Wikipedia
Jean Baptiste Treilhard
Jean-Baptiste Treilhard (1742 – 1 December 1810) was an important French statesman of the revolutionary period. He passed through the troubled times of the Republic and Empire with great political sav...
Jean Baptiste Treilhard - Wikipedia
Antoine-Augustin Auger
Antoine-Augustin Auger (born 1761 in Liancourt, Oise) was a French politician. He was elected an alternate member of the National Convention in 1792 after being administrator of the district of Chaumo...
François Antoine de Boissy d'Anglas
François Antoine de Boissy d'Anglas (1756–1828) was a French statesman of the Revolution, First Republic and Empire.
Born to a Protestant family in Saint-Jean-Chambre, Ardèche, he studied Law and,...
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Jean-François Ducos
Jean-François Ducos (26 October 1765, Bordeaux - 31 October 1793) was a French député for the Gironde to the Legislative Assembly then the National Convention.
The son of a merchant in Bordeaux, h...
Revolution Controversy
The Revolution Controversy was a British debate over the French Revolution, lasting from 1789 through 1795. A pamphlet war began in earnest after the publication of Edmund Burke's Reflections on the R...
Revolution Controversy - Wikipedia
Lazare Carnot
Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, Comte Carnot (13 May 1753 – 2 August 1823), the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars, was a French politician, engineer, freemason and mathematician.
B...
Lazare Carnot - Wikipedia
Armoire de fer
L'armoire de fer (French: 'iron chest') refers to a hiding place at the apartments of Louis XVI of France at the Tuileries Palace where some secret documents were kept. The existence of this iron cabi...
Armoire de fer - Wikipedia
Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai
Philippe-Antoine Merlin, known as Merlin de Douai (30 October 1754 – 26 December 1838) was a French politician and lawyer.
Merlin de Douai was born at Arleux, Nord, and was called to the Flemish b...
Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai - Wikipedia
André Antoine Bernard
André Antoine Bernard (21 June 1751 – 19 October 1818) called Bernard de Saintes, was a French lawyer and revolutionary, one of the Jacobins responsible for the Reign of Terror in the French Rev...
André Antoine Bernard - Wikipedia
Claude-Emmanuel de Pastoret
Claude-Emmanuel Joseph Pierre, marquis de Pastoret (1755, Marseille – 1840) was a French author and politician.Pastoret was elected member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres on the str...
Claude-Emmanuel de Pastoret - Wikipedia
Julien of Toulouse
Jean Julien known as Julien of Toulouse (1750 in Nîmes – 1828) was a deputy to the National Convention and a political figure in the French Revolution.
A Protestant minister in Toulouse at t...
Mont-Blanc (department)
Mont-Blanc was the name of a département of the First French Empire. It was named after Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe. It was formed in 1792, when the Savoy region, (part of the K...
Claude Basire
Claude Basire (1764 – 5 April 1794) was a French politician of the Revolutionary period.
Born in Dijon, he became a deputy for the Côte-d'Or in the Legislative Assembly, he made himself prom...
Claude Basire - Wikipedia
Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux
Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux (6 March 1767 – 25 June 1794) was a French politician of the Revolutionary period and Freemason.
Born in Marseille, Barbaroux was educated at first by the local Orator...
Charles Jean Marie Barbaroux - Wikipedia
Jean-Baptiste Mailhe
Jean-Baptiste Mailhe (2 June 1750, Guizerix - 1 June 1834, Paris) was a politician during the French Revolution. He gave his name to ""the Mailhe amendment", which sought to delay the execution of Lou...
Jean-Marie Claude Alexandre Goujon
Jean Marie Claude Alexandre Goujon (13 April 1766, Bourg-en-Bresse – 17 June 1795, Paris) was a politician of the French Revolution. He was the brother-in-law of Pierre François Tissot.
Born into...
Jean-Marie Claude Alexandre Goujon - Wikipedia
François Buzot
François Nicolas Léonard Buzot (1 March 1760 – 18 June 1794) was a French politician and leader of the French Revolution.
Born at Évreux, Eure, he studied Law, and, at the outbreak of the Re...
François Buzot - Wikipedia