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Mirabeau, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de (1749–91)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Mirabeau, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de (1749–91)

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Mirabeau rose to prominence in the early days of the French Revolution, when he became deputy of the Third Estate in the States General. His moderate political stance led him to press for a form of constitutional monarchy; he was made President of the National Assembly in ...

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