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Jacques Pierre Brissot de Warville
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Brissot portrait by Fouquet (1792)
Member of the National Convention
for Eure-et-Loir
In office
20 September 1792 – 30 October 1793
Preceded by Étienne Claye
Succeeded by Claude Julien Maras
Constituency Chartres
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Seine
In office
1 October 1791 – 19 September 1792
Succeeded by Antoine Sergent-Marceau
Constituency Paris
Personal details
Born
Jacques Pierre Brissot

(1754-01-15)15 January 1754
Chartres, Orléanais, France
Died 31 October 1793(1793-10-31) (aged 39)
Paris, Seine, France
Cause of death Guillotine
Resting place Chapelle Expiatoire, Paris
48°52′25″N 2°19′22″E / 48.873611°N 2.322778°E / 48.873611; 2.322778Coordinates: 48°52′25″N 2°19′22″E / 48.873611°N 2.322778°E / 48.873611; 2.322778
Nationality French
Political party Girondin
Spouse(s)
Félicité Dupont
(m. 1759; his d. 1793)
Children Pierre Augustin Félix
Edme Augustin Sylvain
Jacques Jérôme Anacharsis
Alma mater University of Orléans
Profession Journalist, publisher
Signature

Jacques Pierre Brissot (15 January 1754 – 31 October 1793), who assumed the name of de Warville (an English version of "d'Ouarville", a hamlet in the village of Lèves where his father owned property), was a leading member of the Girondins during the French Revolution and founder of the abolitionist Society of the Friends of the Blacks. Some sources give his name as Jean Pierre Brissot.

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