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Étienne Clavière ( Events 16 April - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. August 4 - Freedom of the press: New York Weekly Journal writer John Peter Zenger is acquitted of seditious libel against the royal governor of... 1735 - December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days remaining. Events 1854 - Pope Pius IX proclaims the dogma of Immaculate Conception, which holds that the Virgin Mary was born free of original sin. 1886 - American Federation of Labor... December 8, 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). Events January 2 - Russia and Prussia partition Poland January 9 - Jean-Pierre Blanchard becomes the first to fly in a balloon in the United States. January 21 - After being found guilty of treason by the French Convention, Citizen... 1793) was a The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... French financier and A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. In other settings, a politician is a type of political figure who participates in a government. In Western democracies, the term is generally restricted to those either holding or seeking elected office for themselves, rather than... politician.


A native of Coat of arms of the Canton of Geneva Coat of arms of the City of Geneva Geneva (French: Genève, German: Genf, Italian: Ginevra, Romansh Genevra, Spanish: Ginebra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich), located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac de Genève or Lac L... Geneva, he became one of the democratic leaders there, and in Events January 7 - The first American commercial bank opens (Bank of North America). January 15 - Superintendent of Finance Robert Morris goes before the U.S. Congress to recommend establishment of a national mint and decimal coinage February 5 - Spanish defeat British forces and capture Minorca. March 8 - In Ohio the... 1782 was forced to take refuge in Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England, after the armed interference of France, Sardinia (Sardigna, Sardinna or Sardinnia in the Sardinian language, Sardegna in Italian, Sardenya in Catalan), is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy, France and Tunisia, south of Corsica. It forms part of Italy. Sardinia has an area of 24,090 km2 and a population of 1... Sardinia and For other uses, see Bern (disambiguation). The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne [bɝːn] (German Bern [ˈbɛrn], French Berne [bɛʀn], Italian Berna [ˈbɛrna], Romansh Berna [ˈbɛrnə]), is the Bundesstadt (capital) of Switzerland. Inhabitants: 127... Berne in favour of the aristocratic party. There he met other Swiss, among them Jean-Paul Marat Jean-Paul Marat (May 24, 1743 - July 13, 1793), was a Swiss-born scientist and physician, who made much of his career in England, but is best known as a French Revolutionary. A member of the radical Jacobin faction during the French Revolution, he helped to launch... Jean Paul Marat and Étienne Dumont, but their schemes for a new Geneva in A true colour image of Ireland, captured by a NASA satellite on January 4, 2003. Scotland, the Isle of Man and Wales are visible to the east. Ireland is located west of the European landmass, which is part of the continent of Eurasia. Ireland (Éire in Irish) is the... Ireland--which the government favoured--were given up when Jacques Necker Jacques Necker (September 30, 1732 - April 9, 1804) was a French statesman and finance minister of Louis XVI. Early life Necker was born in Geneva, Switzerland. His father was a native of Küstrin in Pomerania (now Kostrzyn, Poland), and had, after the publication of some works on... Jacques Necker came to power in France, and Clavière, with most of his comrades, went to The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Paris is the capital city of France, as well as the capital of the Île-de-France région, whose territory encompasses Paris and its suburbs. The city of Paris proper is also a département, called Paris... Paris.


There in 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). Events January 7 - First nationwide United States election January 21 - The first American novel, The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth, is printed in Boston, Massachusetts January 23 - Georgetown College becomes the first... 1789 he and Dumont allied themselves with Honoré Mirabeau, secretly collaborating for him on the Courrier de Provence and also preparing speeches for Mirabeau to deliver. It was mainly by his use of Clavière that Mirabeau sustained his reputation as a financier. Clavière also published some pamphlets under his own name, and through these and his friendship with In French history, Jacques Pierre Brissot (January 15, 1754 - October 31, 1793), who assumed the name of de Warville, was a leading member of the Girondist movement during the French Revolution. Some sources give his name as Jean Pierre Brissot. He was born at Chartres, where his father was an... JP Brissot, whom he had met in London, he became minister of finance in the The Girondists (in French Girondins, and sometimes Brissotins), comprised a political faction in France within the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention during the French Revolution. The Girondists were more a group of individuals holding certain opinions and principles in common than an organised political party, and the name was... Girondist ministry, from March to June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. Events 1381 - Peasants Revolt: In England rebels arrive at Blackheath. 1653 - First Anglo-Dutch War: Battle of the Gabbard - lasted until June 13. 1665 - England installs a municipal government... June 12, 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). Events January 25 - The London Corresponding Society is founded. February 20 - The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington. March 16 - King of Sweden Gustav III Shot in the... 1792.


After August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 143 days remaining. The term the 10th of August is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on August 10, 1792, the effective end... August 10 he was again given charge of the finances in the provisional executive council, with little success. He shared in the fall of the Girondists, was arrested on June 2 is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks. They depart with countless valuables, spoils of the Temple in Jerusalem brought to Rome by Titus... June 2 1793, but was left in prison until December 8, when, on receiving notice that he was to appear on the next day before the Revolutionary Tribunal, he committed Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of intentionally ending ones own life. Attitudes vary on suicide from culture to culture. It is considered a sin in many religions, and a crime in some jurisdictions. On the other hand, some cultures have viewed it as... suicide.


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