French Revolution who’s who


This French Revolution who’s who contains profiles of notable revolutionaries and Ancien Régime leaders, politicians, military commanders, writers and philosophes. Each profile contains brief biographical information and a summary of the individual’s role or contribution to the revolution. All profiles have been provided by Alpha History authors.


Ancien Régime figures
Etienne Brienne
Charles de Calonne
Bernard de Launay
Louis XVI
Jacques Necker
Anne-Robert Turgot

Philosophes
Marquis de Condorcet
Denis Diderot
Baron de Montesquieu
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Voltaire

Revolutionaries – constitutional monarchists
Jean-Sylvain Bailly
Antoine Barnave
Marquis de Lafayette
Antoine de Lavoisier
Isaac Le Chapelier
Guillaume de Malesherbes
Honore Mirabeau
Jean-Joseph Mounier


Revolutionaries – republicans
Jacques Brissot
Georges Couthon
Georges Danton
Jacques-Louis David
Camille Desmoulins
Antoine Fouquier-Tinville
Toussaint L’Ouverture
Jean Paul Marat
Duke of Orleans
Thomas Paine
Jerome Pétion
Maximilien Robespierre
Jacques Roux
Marquis de Sade
Louis Saint-Just
Emmanuel Sieyès
Charles Talleyrand

Military commanders
Napoleon Bonaparte
Duke of Brunswick
Charles Dumouriez
François Hanriot
Jacques Hébert

Notable women
Marie Antoinette
Charlotte Corday
Olympe de Gouges
Madame Roland


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