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Danton, Georges

Line breaks: Georges Dan¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈdantən
 
, dɑ̃tɔ̃/

Definition of Danton, Georges in English:

( 1759–94), French revolutionary; full name Georges Jacques Danton. A noted orator, he won great popularity in the early days of the French Revolution. He was initially an ally of Robespierre but later revolted against the severity of the Revolutionary Tribunal and was executed on Robespierre’s orders.

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