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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.
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(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
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Jean Paul (ʒɑ̃) 1743–93, French Revolutionary leader, born in Switzerland.
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|Noun||1.||Marat - French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)|
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