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Paul-François, viscount of Barras (1755-1829)

Arms of Paul-François, viscount of Barras (1755-1829)

This French politician ans statesman, who was born on June 30, 1755 in Fox-Amphoux, Provence, was one of the men who felled Maximilien Robespierre in 1794.

Then he became a Director during the Executive Directory.

He died on January 29th, 1829 in Chaillot (Paris).

His grave  is located in Pere Lachaise cemetery, Paris (28th division).

Main portrait

"Paul-François, viscount of Barras". Nineteenth century French school.

Other portraits

Paul-François, viscount of Barras (1755-1829)
"Paul-François, viscount of Barras". Lithography by François-Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825).
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