Guadet, Marguerite Élie

Guadet, Marguerite Élie

(märgərēt` ālē` güädā`), 1758–94, French revolutionary. A leader of the GirondistsGirondists
or Girondins
, political group of moderate republicans in the French Revolution, so called because the central members were deputies of the Gironde dept. Girondist leaders advocated continental war.
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, he was outlawed (1793) for his attacks on Maximilien Robespierre and Jean Paul Marat. He hid for 10 months before being captured and executed.
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