Jean Debry


Jean Debry

Jean-Antoine-Joseph de Bry, called "Debry" (25 November 1760 Vervins, Aisne – 6 January 1834 Paris) was President of the National Convention (21 March 17934 April 1793), famous for a slogan "La patrie est en danger" ( _en. The Fatherland is in danger) he proposed. [http://www.diagnopsy.com/Revolution/Rev_041.htm] .

Debry was on 8 September 1791 elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly and on 4 September 1792 as a member of the National Convention. He voted for the death sentence of King Louis XVI and became a member of both "Comité de sûreté générale" (22 January 179316 June 1793) and "Comité de salut public".

He protested against proscription of the Girondins and was active in Thermidor régime. After the coup d'etat of 18 Brumaire he supported Bonaparte. He was proscribed as a regicide (1816) and lived in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Debry returned to France in 1830.

Reference

* [http://www.archontology.org/nations/france/france_state1/debry.php Biography]

External links

* [http://www.indiana.edu/~iuam/provenance/view.php?id=304 Portrait]


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