Sunday, March 12, 2017

9 Biographies About Women in the French Revolution

Many women made a mark during the French Revolution; for some, that mark culminated in their death on the scaffold, and for others it defined the rest of their lives as they attempted to navigate a changing France and a changing Europe. The following are 9 biographies about women who made a mark in the French Revolution--some new, some old, and hopefully all will help you find out more about some of the women made famous, or infamous, during the revolution.

Madame de Lamballe by Georges Bertin

Women's Rights and the French Revolution: A Biography of Olympe de Gouges by Sophie Mousset

Madame Du Barry by H. Noel Williams

Theroigne De Mericourt: A Melancholic Woman During the French Revolution by Elisabeth Roudinesco

Madame Roland by John S.C. Abbott

The Celebrated Madame Campan by Violette M. Montagu

Charlotte Corday by Jeannette Van Alstine (Mrs. R.K. Van Alstine)

Marie Antoinette: The Tragic Queen by Dorothy Moulton Mayer

Madame Tallien by Louis Gastine

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