Saint-Just Louis Antoine Léon de
Saint-Just(săN-zho͞ost′, -zhüst′), Louis Antoine Léon de 1767-1794.
French revolutionary and Jacobin who was active during the Reign of Terror. He was executed without trial in 1794, along with his colleague Maximilien Robespierre.
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