Historical figures

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Anne of Austria
Queen of France

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Artois, Charles-Philippe of France, Count of
Counter-revolutionary prince

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Audu, Louise-Reine
Parisian revolutionary

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Évrard, Constance and Simone
Parisian revolutionaries

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Babeuf, François-Noël, otherwise known as Gracchus
Radical revolutionary

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Bailly, Jean-Sylvain
Scholar, deputy and Mayor of Paris

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Barnave, Antoine
Deputy

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Barry, Jeanne Bécu, otherwise known as Madame du
King's mistress

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Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de
Man of letters

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Belley, Jean-Baptiste
Free person of color, deputy

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Berthollet, Claude-Louis
Scholar

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Bertier de Sauvigny, Louis-Bénigne-François
Intendant of the Ancien Régime

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Bertin, Rose
The Queen's fashion designer

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Bonaparte, Napoléon
Revolutionary General, Consul and then Emperor

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Brissot de Warville, Jacques-Pierre
Deputy and journalist

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Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Count of
Scholar

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Chabry, Louise-Marguerite, otherwise known as Louison Cabry
Parisian revolutionary

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Châtelet, Louis-Marie-Florent, Duke of
Diplomat and soldier during the Ancien Régime

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Chavannes, Jean-Baptiste
Free person of color and revolutionary from Saint-Domingue

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Chénier, Marie-Joseph
Man of letters and deputy

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Clavière, Étienne
Banker and Minister of Finances

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Colombe, Anne-Félicité
Parisian revolutionary

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Conté, Nicolas-Jacques
Scholar

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Corday d’Armans, Marie-Anne-Charlotte, otherwise known as Charlotte Corday
Political assassin

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Curtius, Philippe Mathé-Curtz, otherwise known as
Anatomist, wax sculptor

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Cuvier, Georges
Scholar

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Volney, Constantin-François Chassebœuf de La Giraudais, otherwise known as
Philosopher and deputy

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Danton, Georges-Jacques
Deputy and Minister of Justice

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Delgrès, Louis
Free person of color and revolutionary from Martinique

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Desmoulins, Camille
Journalist and deputy

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Dufay, Louis Pierre
Colonist and deputy from Saint-Domingue

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Duplay, Maurice
Parisian revolutionary

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Fabre d’Églantine, Philippe-François-Nazaire Fabre, otherwise known as
Man of letters and deputy

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Favras, Thomas de Mahy, otherwise known as the Marquis of
Officer of the Ancien Régime

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Flesselles, Jacques de
Mayor of Paris during the Ancien Régime

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Foullon, Joseph-François, Baron of Doué, otherwise known as Foullon de Doué
Minister of the Ancien Régime

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Fouquier de Tinville, Antoine-Quentin
Magistrate and revolutionary

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Franklin, Benjamin
Scientist, diplomat and American revolutionary

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Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Étienne
Scholar

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Gouges, Marie Gouze, otherwise known as Olympe de
Woman of letters and revolutionary

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Grégoire, Henri-Jean-Baptiste, otherwise known as Father
Bishop and deputy

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Guillotin, Joseph-Ignace
Physician and deputy

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Hamelin, Fortunée, otherwise known as Madame Hamelin
Influential woman

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Hébert, Jacques-René
Journalist and member of the Paris Commune

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Henri IV
King of France

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Hulin, Pierre-Augustin
Soldier and revolutionary

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Jefferson, Thomas
Diplomat and American revolutionary

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Joly, Étienne de
Lawyer and Minister of Justice

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Kéralio, Louise de
Woman of letters, journalist and revolutionary

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L'Épée, Charles-Michel de, otherwise known as Father
Priest, teacher

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La Fage, Victor-Amédée de, otherwise known as the Marquis of Saint-Huruge
Parisian revolutionary

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La Fayette, Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis of
Soldier and deputy

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Labrousse, Clotilde-Suzanne Courcelle, otherwise known as Suzette
Prophet

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Lacombe, Claire
Actress and Parisian revolutionary

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Lakanal, Joseph
Scholar and deputy

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Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste de
Scholar

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Lambesc, Charles-Eugène de Lorraine, Prince of
Soldier of the Ancien Régime

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Lamourette, Antoine-Adrien
Bishop and deputy

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Latude, Jean-Henri Masers, otherwise known as the Knight of
Popular hero

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Launay, Bernard-René Jourdan de
Warden of the Bastille

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Lazowski, Claude-François
Parisian revolutionary

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Ledoux, Claude-Nicolas
Architect

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Lenoir, Alexandre
Art connoisseur, museum curator

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Lenormand, Marie-Anne, otherwise known as Madame
Prophet and worker

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Léon, Pauline
Parisian revolutionary

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Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, Louis-Michel
Deputy, Martyr of Freedom

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Lesueur, Jean-Baptiste
Painter

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Loménie de Brienne, Étienne-Charles de
Minister of the Ancien Régime

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Louis XVI, Louis-Auguste de France, otherwise known as
King of France

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Louis XVII, Louis-Charles de France, otherwise known as
Heir to the throne of France

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Maillard, Marie-Thérèse Davoux, otherwise known as Mademoiselle
Dancer and singer

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Maillard, Stanislas-Marie
Parisian revolutionary

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Marat, Jean-Paul
Journalist and deputy

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Marie-Antoinette of Habsburg-Lorraine
Queen of France

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Méricourt, Anne-Josèphe Terwagne or Théroigne de
Revolutionary

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Mills, Jean-Baptiste
Free person of color and deputy from Saint-Domingue

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Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de
Deputy

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Monge, Gaspard
Scholar and minister

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Montansier, Marguerite Brunet, otherwise known as Mademoiselle
Theater director

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Mordant, Louis-Claude-René de, the Marquis of Massiac
Figure of the pro-slavery party

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Necker, Jacques
Minister

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Ogé, Vincent
Free person of color and revolutionary from Saint-Domingue

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Orléans, Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’, otherwise known as Philippe Égalité
Prince of royal blood and deputy

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Palloy, Pierre-François
Building contractor and Parisian revolutionary

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Palm, Etta, Baroness of Aelders
Woman of letters and revolutionary

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Pochetat, Catherine
Parisian revolutionary

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Quenedey, Edme
Painter, inventor

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Raimond, Julien
Free person of color and revolutionary from Saint-Domingue

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Reboul, Henri
Scholar, deputy

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Réveillon, Jean-Baptiste
Industrial

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Robespierre, Maximilien de
Deputy, Member of the Committee of Public Safety

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Roland de la Platière, Jean-Marie
Minister of the Interior

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Roland, Jeanne-Marie Phlipon, otherwise known as Madame
Female politician

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Rouget de L’Isle, Claude-Joseph
Musician and soldier

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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Philosopher

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Roux, Jacques
Priest and Parisian revolutionary

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Sade, Donatien-Alphonse-François, the Marquis of
Man of letters

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Saint-Just, Louis-Antoine de
Deputy

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Santerre, Antoine-Joseph
Brewer and Parisian revolutionary

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Schmidt, Tobias
Artisan

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Talma, François
Actor and revolutionary

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Théot, Catherine, otherwise known as Mère-Dieu
Prophet

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Toussaint Louverture, François-Dominique
Afrodescendant, emancipated slave, important figure in the independence of Haiti

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Tussaud, Marie Grosholtz, otherwise known as Madame
Wax sculptor

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Verniquet, Edme
Architect

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Victor of Aveyron, otherwise known as “the Wild Boy”

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Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet, otherwise known as
Philosopher

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Wolfe Tone, Theobald
Irish revolutionary

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Wollstonecraft, Mary
British woman of letters

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