Georges Danton


     Georges Danton was a lawyer and a politician. Georges Danton played a role in the French Revolution. He did want the overthrow of the monarchy. Although he wanted the overthrow of the monarchy him and his followers called “Dantonists” did not feel the revolution was going in the right direction. After a while he was seen as a threat so he and some of his followers were executed.  His last words were “My only regret is that I am going before that rat Robespierre.” 

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