Père Dûchesne

Title

Père Dûchesne

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https://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/1107/

Identifier

1107

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A newspaper published most notably by Jacques- René Hébert from 1790 to March 1794, when he was executed. The paper was named after Père Dûchesne, a fictional character who claimed to speak for the sans-culottes of Paris and the popular movement more generally. The paper died with its author, but the figure lived on in French popular culture.

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“Père Dûchesne,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed August 4, 2020, https://revolution.chnm.org/items/show/1061.