Marie-Jean Hérault de Séchelles


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French magistrate and Revolutionary politician, executed with Danton. He wrote a Voyage à Montbard (1785) about Buffon, and fascinating notes on many subjects, including eloquence, in his Codicille politique et pratique d'un jeune habitant d'Epone (written before 1789).


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