Comte de Mirabeau

Revolutionary and Politician Comte de Mirabeau Full Name: Comte de Mirabeau [Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau]


Profession: Revolutionary and Politician
Why Famous: A moderate voice at the beginning of the French Revolution, Mirabeau favored the establishment of a constitutional monarchy based on the one existing in the UK.

By the time he died of natural causes in 1791, he was a national hero, but it was later discovered that he had been in the pay of Louis XVI and the Austrians ruined his reputation posthumously.

Born: March 9, 1749
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Bignon, Orléanais, France

Died: April 2, 1791 (aged 42)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

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