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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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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.
82) In Council of Five Hundred on 5 fructidor, Moniteur, an IV, p.
87) The amnesty for soldiers adopted on 4 fructidor V refined the amnesties of year III.
38) See note 22 above and JT, 19 Fructidor year III (5 Sept-1794), Cf.
Ce n'est que huit jours plus tard que les nouvelles definitives du 18 fructidor seront connues en Provence.
A peine quelques semaines avant le 18 fructidor, le Directoire a cede, mais Almeras etait toujours dans le departement quand l'administration departementale l'informait de la revolte au sud.
Toutefois, le general etait surement au courant de la situation politique a Paris ou le coup d'etat du 18 fructidor avait ete un succes eclatant.
Aulard (Paris, 1923), "Boursault au Comite de Salut public," 12 fructidor III, pp.