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What Happened on October 26, 1759

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Person of interestGeorges Danton

Georges Danton, French politician and revolutionary (1st president of the Committee of Public Safety during the French Revolution), born in Arcis-sur-Aube, France (d. 1794)

Politician and Revolutionary Georges Danton
Politician and Revolutionary
Georges Danton

1759 Highlights

About October 26, 1759

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio