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Fructidor

(frŭk`tĭdôr, Fr. früktēdôr`), 12th month of the French Revolutionary calendarFrench Revolutionary calendar,
the official calendar of France, Nov. 24, 1793–Dec. 31, 1805. Its introduction was decreed by the Convention on Oct. 5, 1793, but it was computed from Sept. 22, 1792, the autumnal equinox and the day after the proclamation of the republic.
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. The coup of 18 Fructidor (Sept. 4, 1797), in which General Augereau was a key figure, annulled the previous elections and removed Lazare Carnot and François de Barthélemy from the DirectoryDirectory,
group of five men who held the executive power in France according to the constitution of the year III (1795) of the French Revolution. They were chosen by the new legislature, by the Council of Five Hundred and the Council of Ancients; each year one director, chosen
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. The coup was directed against those who wished to restore a constitutional monarchy.
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77) Archives departementales de la Haute-Garonne, 7L 201 U 2, 26 brumaire and 17 fructidor IV.
78) In Council of Five Hundred on 11 fructidor, Moniteur, an IV, p.
79) In Council of Five Hundred on 10 fructidor, Moniteur, an IV, p.
118) Rapport presente au Directoire Executif par le Ministre de l'Interieur, Fructidor An VI [Aug.
The watershed was the coup of 18 Fructidor, Year V (September 4th, 1797).
The Fructidor coup foreshadowed the end of the Directory, for three main reasons.
The Journal des Theatres began publication, under the editorship of Emile Duchosal, a rather obscure writer, on 1 Fructidor year II (18 August 1794), eleven months after the first issue of the Journal des Spectacles, and some seven months after the demise of the latter and only three weeks after 9 Thermidor.
We can perhaps glean an answer from the Journal des Theatres' review of 19 Fructidor Year II (3 September 1794) of a performance of Voltaire's Brutus at Nicolet's Gaite, the most notorious boulevard theatre of Paris:
On the tenth of Fructidor, or the 27th of August by our reckoning, in the Years IV and V, the young and old of Toulouse gathered together to celebrate the Fete de la Vieillesse, as did many others in the various regions of France.
Cette violence ne s'est jamais completement epuisee, mais il n'y aura aucun autre "grand massacre" de prisonniers, ni aucune autre revolte proprement dite avant la crise entourant le coup d'etat du Directoire en fructidor V.
Mais le Directoire, malgre ses divisions internes, soupconnait ces plans et utilisa l'armee trois mois plus tard afin de purger l'Assemblee nationale, un veritable coup d'etat de l'exlcutif contre la partie legislative du gouvernement, le 18 fructidor.
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