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Maximilien Robespierre

Summary: This essay is about how Maximilien Robespierre was a tyrant and a dictator.
Maximilien Robespierre was a bloody tyrant and a ruthless dictator during the Reign of Terror in France from 1793-1794. He believed that "terror is nothing other than justice, prompt, severe, inflexible." Robespierre was a hypocrite since he actually harmed the French Revolution by taking away the French's rights and causing them to be fearful. No figure of the French revolution has aroused such controversy. Robespierre started out his political career hoping for peace, freedom, and equality yet he very quickly became a violent and evil tyrant taking over the minds and lives of the French people. He was eventually overthrown after turning against his friends and doing much damage to France. Overall, he was a bloodthirsty individual with the responsibility of the executions during the Rein of Terror.

Robespierre did not start out as a selfish monster. He was born on May 6, 1758 in Arras, France and was left...

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