Famous French Revolutionaries

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 1 Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte
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Famous As: Emperor of the French
Birthdate: August 15, 1769
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: May 5, 1821
French military leader Napoleon Bonaparte ruled as the French emperor from 1804 to 1814 and again in 1815. He strengthened France’s position in Europe through the Napoleonic Wars and extended his kingdom. However, he was eventually defeated by the Seventh Coalition at the Battle of Waterloo and sent to exile. 

 2 Toussaint Louverture

Toussaint Louverture
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Famous As: Leader of the Haitian Revolution
Birthdate: May 20, 1743
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: April 7, 1803

Haitian general,  Toussaint Louverture, was the most prominent leader of the Haitian Revolution. A revolutionary leader, he was devoted to the cause of Haitian independence and fought hard until he was killed by the French in a treacherous manner. The revolution continued after his death, leading to Haiti’s independence. He is now known as the Father of Haiti.

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 3 Georges Danton

Georges Danton
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: October 26, 1759
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: April 5, 1794

Georges Danton was a major figure in the early stages of the French Revolution. While many historians state that he played a key role in the establishment of the First French Republic, a few scholars refute this claim. He served as the first president of the Committee of Public Safety and was beheaded by the advocates of revolutionary terror. 

 4 Madame Roland

Madame Roland
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: March 17, 1754
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: November 8, 1793

 5 Jacques Pierre Brissot

Jacques Pierre Brissot
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 15, 1754
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: October 31, 1793

 6 Louis Auguste Blanqui

Louis Auguste Blanqui
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: February 8, 1805
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: January 1, 1881

 7 Georges Bidault

Georges Bidault
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Famous As: French Politician
Birthdate: October 5, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: January 27, 1983
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 8 Jean-Baptiste Carrier

Jean-Baptiste Carrier
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: March 16, 1756
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: December 16, 1794

 9 Henri Grégoire

Henri Grégoire
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: December 4, 1750
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: May 28, 1831

 10 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 19, 1749
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: June 8, 1796

 11 Louis Charles Delescluze

Louis Charles Delescluze
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Famous As: Revolutionary leader
Birthdate: October 2, 1809
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: May 25, 1871

 12 Jean-Lambert Tallien

Jean-Lambert Tallien
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Famous As: Political Figure
Birthdate: January 23, 1767
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: November 16, 1820

 13 Jacques Roux

Jacques Roux
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: August 21, 1752
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: February 10, 1794

 14 François Hanriot

François Hanriot
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: September 3, 1759
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: July 28, 1794

 15 François de Charette

François de Charette
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Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: May 2, 1763
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: March 26, 1796

 16 Pierre Gaspard Chaumette

Pierre Gaspard Chaumette
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 24, 1763
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: April 13, 1794

 17 Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte

Pierre Napoléon Bonaparte
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 11, 1815
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French, Italian
Died: April 7, 1881

 18 Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne

Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: April 23, 1756
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: June 3, 1819

 19 Isaac René Guy le Chapelier

Isaac René Guy le Chapelier
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Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: June 12, 1754
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: French
Died: April 22, 1794

 20 Antoine-Christophe Merlin

Antoine-Christophe Merlin
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: September 13, 1762
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: August 31, 1833

 21 Théophile Ferré

Théophile Ferré
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Famous As: Revolutionary figure
Birthdate: May 6, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: November 28, 1871

 22 Marguerite-Élie Guadet

Marguerite-Élie Guadet
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 20, 1758
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Died: June 19, 1794

 23 Jean Cavalier

Jean Cavalier
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: November 28, 1681
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: May 17, 1740

 24 André Boniface Louis Riqueti de Mirabeau

André Boniface Louis Riqueti de Mirabeau
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Famous As: Navy officers
Birthdate: November 30, 1754
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: September 15, 1792

 25 Gustave Flourens

Gustave Flourens
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 4, 1838
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: April 3, 1871

 26 François René Mallarmé

François René Mallarmé
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 25, 1755
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: July 25, 1835

 27 Simon Caboche

Simon Caboche
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: French

 28 Sambucuccio d'Alando

Sambucuccio d'Alando
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Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: French
Died: 1370 AD

 29 Helene Rytmann

Helene Rytmann
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Famous As: Louis Althusser's Wife
Birthdate: October 15, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: November 16, 1980

 30 Madeleine Pauliac

Madeleine Pauliac
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Famous As: Doctor
Birthdate: September 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: February 13, 1946