A prominent figure in the French Revolution, who pressed for the execution of the king and several other enemies of the revolution. He disagreed, however, with more radical revolutionaries, such as Robespierre, who eventually had him executed.
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“Novelist and not writer and even less a man of letters,” Georges Simenon said of a title he well deserved.Nobel Prize Winner Modiano’s Magical Musical Prose About Paris|Pierre Assouline|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Miller first appeared on the cover of Vogue in 1927 in a blue hat and pearls, drawn by renowned French illustrator Georges Lepape.‘Lee Miller in Fashion’: A Look at the Famed War Photographer’s More Unknown Work|Erin Cunningham|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the age of 20, Geneviève married the composer Georges Bizet, who was 30 at the time of the marriage.Marcel Proust’s First Poem, ‘Pederasty,’ Shows Him Struggling With Homosexuality|Marcel Proust|March 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Your concern serves no purpose to me,” Georges, caregiver for her mother, tells Eva.Oscar’s 85-Year-Old Darling: A Talk With Emmanuelle Riva of ‘Amour’|Tracy McNicoll|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Georges Canguilhem and Élisabeth de Fontenay expressed their admiration to him on their first reading.Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction|Benoît Peeters|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Georges d'Amboise a French cardinal and statesman, died; a great benefactor to France.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Robespierre and Danton had now broken off all intimacy with Madame Roland and her friends.
Danton began to recoil from the gulf opening before him, and wished to return to alliance with the Girondists.
Danton insisted that they must overlook the massacres, and give at least an implied assent to their necessity.
It required peculiar boldness, at that hour, to accuse Robespierre and Danton of crime.