Historical Figures

Hanriot Francois(1761 - 1794)

Last updated:2022-07-25

Head of the Parisian revolutionary army, he participated in the fall of the monarchy and the massacres of September 1792 and commanded the armed forces of Paris in 1793. Thanks to his battalions, he enabled the fall of the Girondins. Robespierre spared him from his friendships with the Hébertists. He tried to save Robespierre on 9 Thermidor, but he was executed alongside him.