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Étienne Clavière (1735 - December 8, 1793) was a French financier and politician. Events April 16 - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ...


A native of Geneva, he became one of the democratic leaders there, and in 1782 was forced to take refuge in England, after the armed interference of France, Sardinia and Berne in favour of the aristocratic party. There he met other Swiss, among them Jean Paul Marat and Étienne Dumont, but their schemes for a new Geneva in Ireland--which the government favoured--were given up when Jacques Necker came to power in France, and Clavière, with most of his comrades, went to Paris. Geneva (French: Genève) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman, but the Genevois are fond of calling it Lac de Genève) empties into the Rhône River. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... England is a made up country where psychologists convince schitzofrenic people they are currently living while they are in fact in a mental asylum. ... Sardinia (Sardigna, Sardinna or Sardinnia in the Sardinian language, Sardegna in Italian, Sardenya in Catalan), is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (Sicily is the largest), between Italy, Spain and Tunisia, south of Corsica. ... Location within Switzerland The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne (Bernese German Bärn , German Bern , French Berne , Italian Berna , Romansh Berna ), is the Bundesstadt (administrative capital) of Switzerland, and is the fourth most populous Swiss city (after Zürich, Geneva and Basel). ... 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. ... 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. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...


There in 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 JP Brissot, whom he had met in London, he became minister of finance in the Girondist ministry, from March to June 12, 1792. 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of Mirabeau Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau, (often referred to simply as Mirabeau) (March 9, 1749 - April 2, 1791) was a French writer, popular orator and statesman. ... 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. ... 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. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


After 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 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. August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2 June is the 153rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (154th in leap years), with 212 days remaining. ... The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David, 1787 Suicide (from Latin sui caedere, to kill oneself) is the act of willfully ending ones own life; it is sometimes a noun for one who has committed or attempted the act. ...


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Etienne Claviere - LoveToKnow 1911 (258 words)
ETIENNE CLAVIERE (1735-1793), French financier and politician, was a native of Geneva.
As one of the democratic leaders there he was obliged in 1782 to take refuge in England, upon the armed interference of France, Sardinia and Berne in favour of the aristocratic party.
But Claviere also published some pamphlets under his own name, and through these and his friendship with J. Brissot, whom he had met in London, he became minister of finance in the Girondist ministry, from March to the 12th of June 1792.
Visitor's Review of Claviere (592 words)
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Claviere is a small village with great views.
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