Louis de Saint-Just

military and political leader (1767-1794)

Louis Antoine Léon de Saint-Just (nicknamed the Angel of Death) was an important person in the French revolution and the Reign of Terror. He worked closely with Robespierre. He was born August 25, 1767, Decize, France and died on July 28, 1794, Paris to the Guillotine. Saint-Just reputedly accepted his death with coolness and pride.

Portrait of Saint-Just by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon

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