Marat


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Ma·rat

 (mə-rä′, mä-), Jean Paul 1743-1793.
Swiss-born French revolutionary and scientist who founded (1789) the newspaper L'Ami du peuple, which supported the French Revolution. A radical Jacobin, he was assassinated in 1793 by a Girondist, Charlotte Corday.

Marat

(French mara)
n
(Biography) Jean Paul (ʒɑ̃ pɔl). 1743–93, French revolutionary leader and journalist. He founded the radical newspaper L'Ami du peuple and was elected to the National Convention (1792). He was instrumental in overthrowing the Girondists (1793); he was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday

Ma•rat

(maˈra)

n.
Jean Paul (ʒɑ̃) 1743–93, French Revolutionary leader, born in Switzerland.
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