Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras is a French politician and revolutionary.
1755 - Paul François Jean Nicolas, vicomte de Barras was born 30th of June.
1771 - Barras entered the regiment of Languedoc as a "gentleman cadet".
1789 - He advocated the democratic cause, and became one of the administrators of the Var.
1792 - Barras took his seat in the high national court at Orléans.
1793 - Barras voted with the majority for the execution of King Louis XVI.
1794 - The Thermidorian Reaction established by the coup d'état of 27 July made him rise to prominence.
Barras' alleged immorality in public and private life.
1829 - Barras died 29th fo January in Chaillot (nowadays in Paris), and was interred in the Père Lachaise Cemetery.
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