Jacques Re·né [zhahk ruh-ney] /ʒɑk rəˈneɪ/, Père Duchesne, 1755–94, French journalist and revolutionary leader.

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Historical Examples of hebert

  • The shades of Danton, Hebert, and Chaumette walk amongst us.


    Edward Bulwer Lytton

  • The mortgage did not exempt the building-land, as Hebert desired.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • She has answered Hebert; a Juryman begs to observe that she has not answered as to this.

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle

  • Through Hebert he was linked to the populace, as by the Duke of Orleans he was affixed to the throne.

    The Countess of Charny

    Alexandre Dumas (pere)

  • "The Angelus must be rung at the proper hour, friend Hebert," he began with a grim smile.

    The Elusive Pimpernel

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy

British Dictionary definitions for hebert



Jacques René (ʒak rəne). 1755–94, French journalist and revolutionary: a leader of the sans-culottes during the French Revolution. He was guillotined under Robespierre
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