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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Tallien, Jean Lambert

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A notable French Revolutionist, born in Paris; a lawyer's clerk; threw in his lot with the Revolution, and became prominent as the editor of a Jacobin journal, L'Ami des Citoyens ; took an active part in the sanguinary proceedings during the ascendency of Robespierre, notably terrorising the disaffected of Bordeaux by a merciless use of the guillotine; recalled to Paris, and became President of the Convention, but fearing Robespierre, headed the attack which brought the Dictator to the block; enjoyed, with his celebrated wife, Madame de Fontenay, considerable influence; accompanied Napoleon to Egypt; was captured by the English, and for a season lionised by the Whigs; his political influence at an end, he was glad to accept the post of consul at Alicante, and subsequently died in poverty (1769-1820).


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tallien, Jean Lambert'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/t/tallien-jean-lambert.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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