Marat

[ ma-ra ]
/ maˈra /

noun

Jean Paul [zhahn-pawl] /ʒɑ̃ pɔl/,1743–93, French politician and journalist: leader in the French Revolution; assassinated by Charlotte Corday d'Armont.

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Marat
/ (French mara) /

noun

Jean Paul (ʒɑ̃ pɔl). 1743–93, French revolutionary leader and journalist. He founded the radical newspaper L'Ami du peuple and was elected to the National Convention (1792). He was instrumental in overthrowing the Girondists (1793); he was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday
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