Robespierre and the fourth estate
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Robespierre and the fourth estate by Ralph Korngold

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Published by Modern age books in New York .
Written in English


  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Ralph Korngold; introduction by Crane Brinton.
LC ClassificationsDC146.R6 K6 1941
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 417 p.
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6414118M
LC Control Number41002853

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Robespierre and the Fourth Estate, Ralph Korngold ; introduction by Crane Brinton., Toronto Public Library.   Maximilien Robespierre, radical Jacobin leader and one of the principal figures in the French Revolution. In the latter months of he came to dominate the Committee of Public Safety, the principal organ of the Revolutionary government during the Reign of Terror, but in he was overthrown and executed. Biography Early years. Ralph Korngold was born in Warsaw, Poland in , the son of an ethnic Jewish parents. His father was a diamond merchant from the Netherlands, while his mother hailed from Poland. Included in the family were one brother and two sisters. Korngold spent most of his childhood in the city of was there that he got his start as a writer for the daily newspaper De. Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (French: [ɛ̃ ma.ʁi dɔʁ də ɛʁ]; 6 May – 28 July ) was a French lawyer and statesman who was one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French a member of the Constituent Assembly and the Jacobin Club, he campaigned for universal manhood suffrage and the.

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