BARRAS, Paul-Francois-Jean-Nicolas (Paul-Francois-Jean-Nicolas)( was in military service in France)
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Biography BARRAS, Paul-Francois-Jean-Nicolas (Paul-Francois-Jean-Nicolas)
Barras, Paul Franц¬ois Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras (1755 - 1825) before the revolution was in military service. July 14, 1789, Mr.. participated in the storming of the Bastille. Being elected to the Convention, voted for the execution of Louis XVI. Joined the Montagnards. Later, as one of the leaders of Thermidor played a big role in the fall of Robespierre. He was a member of the Directory (1795-97 gg.), Took it a leading position and emerged as the first person of the ruling triumvirate (1797-99 gg.). Barras helped in the implementation of Napoleon's 18 Brumaire coup in 1799, but did not enjoy the confidence of Napoleon, was removed from political activity until the end of life lived under police supervision.