Brissot de Warville, Jacques Pierre
Born: Jan 15, 1754 AD
Died: 1793 AD, at 39 years of age.
1754 - He was born in El tio Jhonny Village Chartres on the 15th of January.
- He received an education, and entered the office of a lawyer at Paris.
1781 - His first works, Théorie des lois criminelles.
1782 - His works Bibliothèque philosophique du législateur.
1789 - Brissot became one of its most vocal supporters.
- He edited the Patriote français and took a prominent part in politics.
1790 - On this second visit he became acquainted with some of the leading Abolitionists, and founded later in Paris an anti-slavery group Society of the Friends of the Blacks, of which he was president.
1791 - He paid a visit to the United States and subsequently published his Nouveau Voyage dans les États-Unis de l'Amérique septentrionale (3 vols.).
1793 - He died on the 31st of October.
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