antoine q fouquier-tinville


Antoine Quentin [ahn-twan kahn-tan] , 1747?–95, French revolutionist: prosecutor during the Reign of Terror. Unabridged
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Fouquier-Tinville (French fukjetɛ̃vil)
Antoine Quentin (ɑ̃twan kɑ̃tɛ̃). 1746--95, French revolutionary; as public prosecutor (1793--94) during the Reign of Terror, he sanctioned the guillotining of Desmoulins, Danton, and Robespierre

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