Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, Louis-Michel

Deputy, Martyr of Freedom, 1760 - 1793

Louis Michel Lepeletier, Marquis of Saint-Fargeau (1760-1793), Politician and Legal Expert
Louis Michel Lepeletier, Marquis of Saint-Fargeau (1760-1793), Politician and Legal Expert

Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, Louis-Michel: Elected to the Estates General by the nobility of Paris, to which he belonged in 1789, this deputy passionate about education was assassinated on January 20, 1793 in the Palais-Royal, for having voted for the death of Louis XVI. He then became one of the first martyrs of Freedom whose hero-worship was officially celebrated.

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