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Augustin Robespierre

1763 - 1794

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Augustin Bon Joseph de Robespierre (21 January 1763 – 28 July 1794), known as Robespierre the Younger, was a French lawyer, politician and the younger brother of French Revolutionary leader Maximilien Robespierre. His political views were similar to his brother's. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Augustin Robespierre has received more than 203,842 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Augustin Robespierre is the 3,265th most popular politician (up from 3,482nd in 2019), the 1,057th most popular biography from France (up from 1,159th in 2019) and the 250th most popular French Politician.

Robespierre was a French lawyer and politician who helped to overthrow the French monarchy and establish the French republic. He is most famous for being the architect of the Reign of Terror, a period of violence in which more than 17,000 people were executed.

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Among politicians, Augustin Robespierre ranks 3,265 out of 15,577Before him are Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France, Mohammed Alim Khan, Liu Bian, Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, Zaifeng, Prince Chun, and Thorismund. After him are Ladislaus III of Hungary, L'Inconnue de la Seine, Publius Cornelius Dolabella, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and Wilfred the Hairy.

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Among people born in 1763, Augustin Robespierre ranks 9Before him are Józef Poniatowski, Jean Paul, Jacques Charles, Jean Victor Marie Moreau, Claude Chappe, and Louis Nicolas Vauquelin. After him are Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Kobayashi Issa, Guillaume Brune, Xavier de Maistre, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, and Étienne Méhul. Among people deceased in 1794, Augustin Robespierre ranks 15Before him are Jacques Hébert, Élisabeth of France, Alexandre de Beauharnais, Georges Couthon, André Chénier, and William Jones. After him are Gregory Skovoroda, Nicolas Chamfort, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Georg Forster, and Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach.

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Among people born in France, Augustin Robespierre ranks 1,057 out of 6,011Before him are Bertran de Born (1140), Henriette of France (1727), William X, Duke of Aquitaine (1099), Alain Touraine (1925), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), and Léon Bonnat (1833). After him are Jean de La Bruyère (1645), Pierre-Charles Villeneuve (1763), Wilfred the Hairy (840), John, Duke of Berry (1340), Charles Maurras (1868), and Louis-Jules Trochu (1815).


Among politicians born in France, Augustin Robespierre ranks 250Before him are Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346), Robert IV of Sablé (1150), Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berry (1778), Adélaïde of France (1732), Henriette of France (1727), and William X, Duke of Aquitaine (1099). After him are Wilfred the Hairy (840), John, Duke of Berry (1340), Louis-Jules Trochu (1815), Jean de Dunois (1402), François Leclerc du Tremblay (1577), and Henry, Count of Portugal (1066).