[ahn-twan kahn-tan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan kɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1747?–95, French revolutionist: prosecutor during the Reign of Terror.
Fouquier-Tinville afterward attained to a sombre fame in this position.
The Theory of Social Revolutions Brooks Adams
Fouquier-Tinville came next, and his trial did as much harm to his party in the spring as that of Carrier in the preceding autumn.
Lectures on the French Revolution John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Weigh all this, and say whether Fouquier-Tinville did anything worse.
The Works of Honor de Balzac Honor de Balzac
Fouquier-Tinville’s questions had been ‘brutal;’ offended female honour flung them back on him, with scorn, not without tears.
The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
Fouquier-Tinville’s questions had been “brutal;” offended female honour flung them back on him with scorn, not without tears.
Women of History Anonymous
Antoine Quentin (ɑ̃twan kɑ̃tɛ̃). 1746–95, French revolutionary; as public prosecutor (1793–94) during the Reign of Terror, he sanctioned the guillotining of Desmoulins, Danton, and Robespierre
Antoine Laurent [ahn-twan loh-rahn] /ɑ̃ˈtwan loʊˈrɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1743–94, French scientist: pioneer in the field of chemistry. Historical Examples Within a week Lavoisier and 27 others were condemned to death. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various In 1804 he married the widow of the illustrious chemist Lavoisier: he died in 1814. Little […]
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Antoine [ahn-twan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan/ (Show IPA), (“the Elder”) 1588?–1648, and his two brothers Louis [lwee] /lwi/ (Show IPA) (“the Roman”), 1593?–1648, and Mathieu [ma-tyœ] /maˈtyœ/ (Show IPA) 1607–77, French painters. Historical Examples Yet M. Lhote, preaching his crusade against disorder, picks out the Le Nain and sets them up as an example. Since Czanne Clive Bell
Antoine [ahn-twan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan/ (Show IPA), 1866–1936, French linguist. Historical Examples I took the opportunity of applauding the admirable Coquelin, as well as two charming vaudeville performers, M——and Meillet. Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13) Guy de Maupassant A decree signed Meillet names this citizen himself governor of the fort of Bicêtre. History of the […]
Antoine [French ahn-twan] /French ɑ̃ˈtwan/ (Show IPA), 1886–1962, French sculptor and painter, born in Russia (brother of Naum Gabo). noun Antoine (ɑ̃twan). 1886–1962, French constructivist sculptor and painter, born in Russia; brother of Naum Gabo Sir Nikolaus (ˈnɪkəlaʊs). 1902–83, British architectural historian, born in Germany: his series Buildings of England (1951–74) describes every structure of […]