Sieyes Emmanuel Joseph (Emmanuel-Joseph dit labbe Sieyes)( Political activist)
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Biography Sieyes Emmanuel Joseph (Emmanuel-Joseph dit labbe Sieyes)
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes - was born in Frejus in the family of a petty official, he studied first in Draginyane, then graduated from the seminary in St. Syulpisse, where he was considered not the best student. Before the Revolution held the post of chief vicar at Bishop Chartres, later - Adviser Commissioner for the Upper House of the clergy. Celebrity Abbe Sieyes acquired before the revolution, he has published two booklets: "Essay on Privileges" and "What is the Third Estate, which became a real banner of the struggle of the third estate for their rights.
. - What is the Third Estate? - Everything!
. - Why was it so far? - Nothing!
. - What it purports to be? - What else!
. Sieys makes a very bold in a brochure for 1789
. conclusion about the need to turn of the Third Estate in the Constituent National Assembly.
In a sign of trust and recognition of the third estate makes Sieysa its representative from Paris to the States-General. A man of practical intelligence and moderate political views, Sieyes played a prominent role at the first meetings of the National Assembly, participated in the drafting of the Declaration of Human Rights, the draft constitution in 1791 and 1793. From 1793, Mr.. - Member of the Convention. Vote for the execution of Louis XVI. In the next two years Sieyes shows no politichskoy activity. Widely known for his response to the question what he did during the terror - "Stay Alive". Sieys actually survived all the tumultuous era of the revolution, has been witness and participant in all its periods.
After 9 Thermidor - a member of the Council of Five Hundred and Directories. Preparing a coup 18 Brumaire, and after a short time was one of three consuls. Senator from 1800, a member of the French Academy since 1803, the Count of the Empire in 1808, Mr.. In 1816, Mr.. as "regicide" was banished from France, back in 1830