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Marat, Jean Paul

Pronunciation: /mäˈrä/
(1743–93), French revolutionary and journalist. A virulent critic of the moderate Girondists, he was instrumental (with Danton and Robespierre) in their fall from power in 1793. He was murdered in his bath by Girondin supporter Charlotte Corday.

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Syllabification: Ma·rat, Jean Paul

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