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Georges Danton
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    (October 26, 1759-April 5, 1794)
    Prominent Jacobin politician in the French National Convention
    Member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793)
    Leader of the moderate Indulgents
    Put to death by guillotine (1794)
    He originally defended the bloody Reign of Terror after the French Revolution.
    He was a loyal supporter of Jean-Paul Marat's radical rantings.
    He voted for the beheading of King Louis XVI.
    He created the Revolutionary Tribunal that helped turn France into a police state.
    He was instrumental to sending thousands of suspected political enemies to the guillotine.
    Some historians view him as corrupt and power-hungry.
    His face was disfigured from being kicked by a bull as a boy.
    He was a fiery, passionate orator.
    He tried to set up a national education system in France.
    He became more moderate and spoke out against Robespierre's dictatorial powers.
    He was executed by Robespierre for 'conspiring to overthrow the government' (1794).
    His last words: 'Ah, better be a poor fisherman than meddle with the government of men!'
    He was put to death by the very tribunal he had helped create.

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