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  2. Jean-Paul Marat - Wikipedia

    Jean-Paul Marat (UK: / ˈ m æ r ɑː /, US: / m ə ˈ r ɑː /, French: [ʒɑ̃pɔl maʁa]; born Mara; 24 May 1743 – 13 July 1793) was a French political theorist, physician, and scientist. A journalist and politician during the French Revolution , he was a vigorous defender of the sans-culottes , a radical voice, and published his views in ...

  3. Jean-Paul Marat | Biography, Death, Painting, Writings, & Facts

    Jean-Paul Marat, (born May 24, 1743, Boudry, near Neuchâtel, Switzerland—died July 13, 1793, Paris, France), French politician, physician, and journalist, a leader of the radical Montagnard faction during the French Revolution. He was assassinated in his bath by Charlotte Corday, a young Girondin conservative. Early scientific work

  4. Jean-Paul Marat - Alpha History

    Jean-Paul Marat (1743-1793) has become one of the French Revolution’s most identifiable figures, as much for his untimely death as his political contributions he made in life. Marat, like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Jacques Necker, was born in Switzerland, the son of an Italian father and a French Huguenot mother.

  5. The Fascination With Marat's Skin Affliction - The Atlantic

    The radical French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat died, famously, in a bathtub. He was soaking in one when his assassin, Charlotte Corday, plunged a kitchen knife into his chest in 1793. And he...

  6. Assassination of Marat - World History Encyclopedia

    Jean-Paul Marat was a revolutionary activist known for his inflammatory remarks which were often seen to encourage political violence. His killer, Charlotte Corday, believed that Marat would cause the deaths of hundreds of thousands unless he himself was assassinated.

  7. Jean-Paul Marat summary | Britannica

    Jean-Paul Marat, (born, May 24, 1743, Boudry, near Neuchâtel, Switz.—died July 13, 1793, Paris, France), French politician and a leader of the radical Montagnard faction in the French Revolution. He was a well-known doctor in London in the 1770s.

  8. The Death of Marat | French Revolution, Marat, Facts ...

    The Death of Marat, oil painting (1793) by French artist Jacques-Louis David depicting the assassination of Jean-Paul Marat, a radical activist of the French Revolution, by Charlotte Corday, a supporter of the opposing political party. With The Death of Marat, David transformed traditional history