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Head of State, Attorney (6-May-1758 — 28-Jul-1794)


Hilaire Belloc. Robespierre: A Study. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1928. 417pp.

Richard Bienvenu. The Ninth of Thermidor: The Fall of Robespierre. Oxford University Press. 1968. 355pp.

Jan ten Brink. Translated by J. Hedeman. Robespierre and the Red Terror. London: Hutchinson. 1899. 405pp.

John Laurence Carr. Robespierre: The Force of Circumstance. Constable. 1972. 240pp.

James Michael Eagan. Maximilien Robespierre: Nationalist Dictator. Octagon Books. 1978. 242pp.

Hector Fleischmann. Translated by Angelo Solomon Rappoport. Robespierre and the Women He Loved. London: John Long. 1913. 315pp.

Max Gallo. Robespierre the Incorruptible: A Psycho-Biography. Herder and Herder. 1971. 336pp. Translation of Maximilien Robespierre, histoire d'une solitude.

John Hardman. Robespierre. Longman. 1999. 236pp.

Colin Haydon; William Doyle (editors). Robespierre. Cambridge University Press. 1999. 292pp.

David P. Jordan. The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre. University of Chicago Press. 1989. 308pp.

Ralph Korngold. Robespierre: The First Modern Dictator. Macmillan. 1937. 400pp.

George Henry Lewes. The Life of Maximilien Robespierre: With Extracts from His Unpublished Correspondence. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart. 1849. 328pp.

Jean Matrat. Robespierre: Or, The Tyranny of the Majority. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1971. 296pp.

G. J. Renier. Robespierre. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. 1936. 176pp.

George F. E. Rudé. Robespierre: Portrait of a Revolutionary Democrat. Viking Press. 1976. 254pp.

Otto J. Scott. Robespierre: The Voice of Virtue. Mason & Lipscomb. 1974. 266pp.

Ruth Scurr. Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution. Macmillan. 2007. 448pp.

Friedrich Sieburg. Translated by Pierre Klossowski. Robespierre. Flammarion. 1937. 307pp.

Reginald Somerset Ward. Maximilien Robespierre: A Study in Deterioration. Macmillan. 1934. 359pp.

Charles F. Warwick. Robespierre and the French Revolution. London: T. Fisher Unwin. 1909. 407pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1250)

  6. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.877)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.425)

  8. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.575)

  9. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.451)

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