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Dan·ton

 (däN-tôN′), Georges Jacques 1759-1794.
French Revolutionary leader and Jacobin who built a strong following among the popular classes of Paris. He supported the execution of Louis XVI (1793) but was guillotined the following year for his opposition to the Reign of Terror.

Danton

(ˈdæntən; French dɑ̃tɔ̃)
n
(Biography) Georges Jacques (ʒɔrʒ ʒɑk). 1759–94, French revolutionary leader: a founder member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793) and minister of justice (1792–94). He was overthrown by Robespierre and guillotined

Dan•ton

(dɑ̃ˈtɔ̃)

n.
Georges Jacques, 1759–94, French Revolutionary leader.
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Noun1.Danton - French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)Danton - French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
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