Fran·çois No·ël [frahn-swanoh-el], /frɑ̃ˈswa noʊˈɛl/, Gracchus Babeuf, 1760–97, French revolutionary.
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Babeuf and Darthe, the principal leaders were secured and executed, which completely crushed the Jacobin power.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The defect in principle of the Constitution was the origin of Babeuf's conspiracy.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. | Thomas Paine
On the eve of the Revolution Babeuf was in the employ of a land surveyor at Roye.
It was the attempts of the Directory to deal with this economic crisis that gave Babeuf his real historic importance.
With the development of the economic crisis, however, Babeuf's influence increased.
British Dictionary definitions for Babeuf
François Noël (frɑ̃swa nɔɛl) 1760–97, French political agitator: plotted unsuccessfully to destroy the Directory and establish a communistic system
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