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  2. François-Noël Babeuf - Wikipediaçois-Noël_Babeuf

    François-Noël Babeuf (French: [fʁɑ̃swa nɔɛl babœf]; 23 November 1760 – 8 Prarial, Year V [27 May 1797]), also known as Gracchus Babeuf, was a French proto-communist, revolutionary, and journalist of the French Revolutionary period.

  3. François-Noël Babeuf | French Revolutionary, Political ...

    François-Noël Babeuf (born November 23, 1760, Saint-Quentin, France—died May 27, 1797, Vendôme) early political journalist and agitator in Revolutionary France whose tactical strategies provided a model for left-wing movements of the 19th century and who was called Gracchus for the resemblance of his proposed agrarian reforms to those of ...

  4. The Marxist Before Marx - Foundation for Economic Education

    Babeuf was, as the title of a biography attests, the world’s first revolutionary communist. Babeuf's Mental Condition. He was born Francois-Noel Babeuf in 1760 in northeastern France. He changed his first name twice in later life—first to “Camille” and later to “Gracchus.”

  5. François-Noël Babeuf and his role in the French Revolution

    François-Noël Babeuf, (born Nov. 23, 1760, Saint-Quentin, France—died May 27, 1797, Vendôme), French political journalist and agitator. During the era of the French Revolution he advocated an equal distribution of land and income.

  6. Francois-noel Babeuf |

    The French political revolutionist and writer François Noel Babeuf (1760-1797) was active during the French Revolution. He was among the first to advocate socialism as a political institution for solving the problems of society. François Babeuf was born in Saint-Quentin on Nov. 25, 1760.

  7. Conspiracy of the Equals - Wikipedia

    The Conspiracy of the Equals ( French: Conjuration des Égaux) of May 1796 was a failed coup d'etat during the French Revolution. It was led by François-Noël Babeuf, who wanted to overthrow the Directory and replace it with an egalitarian and proto- socialist republic, inspired by Jacobin ideals.

  8. François-Noël Babeuf - Wikiwandçois-Noël_Babeuf

    François-Noël Babeuf , also known as Gracchus Babeuf, was a French proto-communist, revolutionary, and journalist of the French Revolutionary period. His newspaper Le tribun du peuple was best known for its advocacy for the poor and calling for a popular revolt against the Directory, the government of France.

  9. Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Babeuf, François-Noelædia_Britannica...

    BABEUF, François-Noel, surnamed by himself Gracchus Babeuf, the earliest of the French socialists, was bom in 1762, in the department of Aisne. From his father, a major in the Austrian army, he received special instruction in mathematics, but was deprived of him by death at the age of sixteen.

  10. Babeuf, François-Noël | SpringerLink

    Gracchus Babeuf, considered by posterity as the head of the “first active communist party” (Marx 1845), never claimed to be a communist. And yet this word appeared in political vocabulary in 1795. But even in 1796, Babeuf still spoke at the most of “communitism,” of real equality, and of founding a society of co-partners.

  11. François-Noël Babeuf - Wikimedia Commonsçois-Noël_Babeuf

    English: François-Noël Babeuf aka Gracchus Babeuf was a French journalist, who took part in the French Revolution. Retrieved from "çois-Noël_Babeuf&oldid=141729123 "