Jean-Paul Marat

politician and journalist during the French Revolution (1743-1793)

Marat was a French doctor and journalist famous for writing about the French revolution and encouraging the Reign of Terror. He was stabbed to death in Paris by Charlotte Corday, an act made famous in a painting by Jacques-Louis David.

Portrait of Jean-Paul Marat by Joseph Boze

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