Commissaire

Title

Commissaire

Relation

https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/1070/

Identifier

1070

Text

Agent of the central government to local administrations. Each municipality, district, and department had a locally elected agent who was to represent and report to the central state. Under the Directory (see Council of Five Hundred and Directory), these agents were named by the central state rather than locally.

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Citation

“Commissaire,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed June 13, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/1070.