Marisa Linton explains how Jacques-Pierre Brissot helped to initiate the French revolutionary wars, as he and Robespierre debated whether conflict with Austria should be a ‘crusade for universal liberty’.
The embodiment of the youthful revolutionary, Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just was devoured by the Terror he helped unleash.
Old Talley’ as the English called him, was one of the most astute statesmen that Europe has ever known. For...
Marisa Linton reviews the life and career of one of the most vilified men in history.