Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


Maximilien François Marie Isidore de
[mak-see-mee-lyan frahn-swa ma-ree ee-zee-dawr duh] /mak si miˈlyɛ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa maˈri i ziˈdɔr də/ (Show IPA), 1758–94, French lawyer and revolutionary leader.
Maximilien François Marie Isidore de. (maksimiljɛ̃ frɑ̃swa mari izidɔr də). 1758–94, French revolutionary and Jacobin leader: established the Reign of Terror as a member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793–94): executed in the coup d’état of Thermidor (1794)
Robespierre [(rohbz-pee-air, rohbz-peer, roh-bes-pyair)]

A French political leader of the eighteenth century. Robespierre, a Jacobin, was one of the most radical leaders of the French Revolution. He was in charge of the government during the Reign of Terror, when thousands of persons were executed without trial. After a public reaction against his extreme policies, he was executed without trial.


Read Also:

  • Robex

    ROBot EXapt. Aachen Tech College. Based on EXAPT. Version: ROBEX-M for micros.

  • Robey

    noun 1. Sir George, original name George Edward Wade, known as the prime minister of mirth. 1869–1954, British music-hall comedian, who also appeared in films

  • Robin

    noun 1. any of several small Old World birds having a red or reddish breast, especially Erithacus rubecula, of Europe. 2. a large American thrush, Turdus migratorius, having a chestnut-red breast and abdomen. 3. any of several similar thrushes of the New World tropics, not necessarily having reddish underparts, as T. grayi (clay-colored robin) of […]

  • Robin-goodfellow

    [goo d-fel-oh] /ˈgʊdˌfɛl oʊ/ noun 1. Puck (def 1). Robin Goodfellow /ˈrɒbɪn ˈɡʊdˌfɛləʊ/ noun 1. another name for puck2

Disclaimer: Robespierre definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.